Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs has achieved many successful jury verdicts and settlements over the years that have made a lasting impression on our firm and our clients. Not only was a substantial amount of compensation awarded in these cases, but each has resulted in a life-changing, positive difference for our clients.
- $143 million to a nationwide class of consumers in anti-trust litigation – Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs was Wisconsin Counsel
- $6.2 million dollar awarded in a precedent setting medical malpractice informed consent case
- $6.2 million settlement for a woman permanently paralyzed as a result of medical malpractice
- $5.3 million to the widow of a worker killed by an elevator in a construction accident
- $5.25 million to a woman who suffered brain injuries and her husband passed away when struck by a drunk driver
- $4.9 million to the members of a family injured due to the negligence of a truck driver and his employer
- $3.75 million to a developmentally disabled man who was rendered a paraplegic in a semi-truck accident
- $2.9 million awarded by a jury to the parents of a newborn infant who was injured during birth
- $2.5 million to a man was injured by a defective shotgun
- $1.65 million for a man injured during a tree felling accident
- $1.2 million to the victim of a crane collapse
- $1.1 million award to the surviving spouse and children of a man who died as a result of the failure to diagnose esophageal cancer
- $1 million+ to three different individuals injured by drunk drivers
- $1 million settlement to a man injured in a motorcycle accident
- $950,000 to the family of a man shot and killed by a police officer
- $800,000 to a woman victimized by sexual harassment at her job
- $775,000 to a mother who was wrongfully denied insurance disability benefits
- $735,000 settlement for a prison suicide case
- $450,000 to a private citizen in a First Amendment whistleblower case against a county government
- $375,000 1st amendment retaliation case against an elected district attorney
- $300,000 to a child who was bitten by a dog
- $300,000 slip and fall settlement against the United States Postal Service
- $235,000 to a man subjected to racial discrimination
- $150,000 settlement for Title IX sex discrimination case against a college on behalf of a student
- Successfully argued before the Wisconsin Supreme Court that patients undergoing surgeries must be informed of their physician’s level of experience as a risk factor, this case helped change the Informed Consent Law in Wisconsin
“My lawyers were skilled and thoughtful – they helped me a lot.”
When I was sexually harassed at work, Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs helped me with my case, reassuring me through a confusing and difficult process. Later, when I was injured in an auto accident, they fought for me again. My lawyers were skilled and thoughtful – they helped me a lot.
— Jennifer W.
“The case was settled eliminating the need to go to trial. They did a wonderful job for us.”
Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs represented my children and me in a medical malpractice case involving the death of my husband. They were very attentive to our needs. The case was settled eliminating the need to go to trial. They did a wonderful job for us.
— Linda J.
“Our family was truly blessed to have you and your firm representing us”
Our family was truly blessed to have you and your firm representing us in a medical negligence case. You and your staff were professional, knowledgeable, and experienced. When our case went to trial, we knew we were in good hands. As a result of your flawless representation, our case settled right before the jury was to deliberate. We are very pleased and grateful for the large settlement you obtained on our behalf. Thank you very much for everything.
— Sara B.
“They were always available to me!”
I was represented by Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs because I was severely injured while on another person’s property. Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs was able to show that the person was clearly at fault and we were able to settle the case out of court. They were always available to me. They did a great job.
— Margaret H.