Verdicts & Settlements

The following personal injury cases are examples of significant results obtained with our attorneys’ efforts in personal injury litigation involving wrongful death or serious injuries.  All injuries and cases are different and past verdicts and settlements do not necessarily predict future results.  Some cases are limited by available insurance policy proceeds.  The cases below, however, show some of our lawyers’ experience in personal injury litigation arising from car crashes, malpractice, dangerous property, and hazardous products and causing  serious injury or wrongful death.  Results like those below help make our community safer by deterring negligent and wrongful conduct.


$29,000,000.00+ Multiple asbestos mesothelioma and asbestos wrongful death cases
$11,400,000.00 Premises liability falling merchandise case with closed-head brain injury
$4,000,000.00 Product liability lawsuit involving severe internal injuries
$3,500,000.00 Rear-end car accident with head and hand injuries
$1,900,000.00 Three-car collision involving spine and eye injuries
$1,800,000.00 Crash-worthiness case with spinal cord injury
$1,650,000.00 Car accident involving minor passenger’s head injury
$1,557,500.00 Car crash with multiple fractures
$1,200,000.00 Passenger in car with multiple fractures
$1,130,000.00 Ski chairlift fall involving ankle fracture and fibromyalgia
$1,000,000.00 Medical malpractice case with injury to child
$1,000,000.00 Wrongful death of motor vehicle passenger
$1,000,000.00 Car accident involving various injuries

The foregoing results not only make our community safer by deterring wrongful conduct and holding those responsible accountable, but Pasternak & Zirgibel S.C. also gives back significantly to our community.  In fact, charitable giving put Pasternak & Zirgibel S.C. on the Wisconsin Association of School Boards’ Business Honor Roll.  The firm also gives to numerous Milwaukee area charities and organizations including: The Guest House of Milwaukee, Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Waukesha County Community Foundation, Lake Country Rotary, Sharon Lynn Wilson Center, Catholic Charities, Upwards Basketball, Elmbrook Education Foundation, Elmbrook and Merton school districts, Saint Francis Seminary, Knights of Columbus, St. John Vianney Parish, Oakwood Church, Brookfield Soccer Association, Merton Athletic Association, and Arrowhead, Brookfield Central, Marquette University and Wisconsin Lutheran high schools.