Case Results

These are examples of the jury verdicts, settlements and published court decisions Fox & Fox has obtained. While each case is different and similar outcomes cannot be guaranteed, every case we take on will receive the same representation that has produced results like these.

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Jury Verdicts

  • Hohert v. Weir Slurry Group (W.D.WI. 2003) – federal jury verdict for lost wages and liquidated damages of $432,000, plus recovery of attorney fees/costs and substantial front pay, on claim of age discrimination in corporate down-sizing.
  • Chicago Auto Loans, LLC v. Yale Schiff, et al.,(Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, No. 2012 L 013652) – March 2016: trial court verdict of $1.4 million for civil fraud and punitive damages against defendant in connection with his scheme to secure auto loan funding through phony car titles.
  • Wistrom v. Black – $1.8 million verdict against state agency director finding retaliatory transfer of disabled employee for opposition to race discrimination
  • Elestwani v. Nicolet Biomedical – Verdict awarding $1.56 million and reinstatement for race discrimination and retaliation against sales manager
  • Price v. Marshal Erdmann & Assoc. – $1.1 million verdict on claim of willful age discrimination in employment
  • Lawson v. Monroe County – $5.4 million damages verdict in civil rights action for mentally disabled county jail inmate denied adequate treatment and kept in isolation cell
  • Dubin v. MATC – $1.1 million jury verdict for college professor retaliated against for complaining of religious discrimination


  • $2.3 million recovery in a police shooting of young musician (news coverage)
  • $1 million recovery plus reinstatement recovery for a high profile Illinois police chief in a retaliation case (news coverage)
  • $1 million recovery plus reinstatement for a terminated college professor (news coverage)
  • $2 million plus recovery in a will contest disputing right to and value of prize real estate
  • 1.8 million recovery for employees’ claims of age discrimination in terminations by international corporation
  • $5.9 million recovery in an intellectual property/trade secret dispute
  • $3.7 million recovery in a wage and hour class action/retaliation dispute (news coverage)
  • $2.35 million recovery in a whistleblower case
  • $1.45 million dollar recovery for pedestrian injured in cross-walk by negligent Chicago motorist.
  • $1 million dollar recovery for female restaurant employees claiming sexual harassment and retaliation.
  • $900,000 recovery in a breach of employment contract case.
  • $755,000 recovery in a retaliation case for an employee who testified about race and age discrimination.
  • $560,000 recovery in an age discrimination case.
  • $500,000 recovery for victim of an auto accident.
  • $1.825 million pre-trial settlement for motorist severely injured by trucks in winter highway collision
  • $3.2 million settlement, after successful appeal, of civil rights claims by family of anonymous citizen informant murdered after police ignored warnings and disclosed identifying information
  • $2.65 million recovery for employees’ claims of age discrimination in terminations by manufacturing company
  • $950,000 recovery for sexual harassment
  • $1.8 million in damages against for accident injuries to child riding in private vehicle hired by school district to transport students
  • $985,000 recovery for age discrimination and retaliation
  • $630,000 recovery for retaliatory discharge of employee whistleblower
  • $1.9 million settlement for citizens’ civil rights claims for wrongful drug arrests based on false information from paid police informant with previous conviction for framing innocent citizens
  • $690,000 settlement of claim for unlawful termination of school district employee in retaliation for exercising right to free speech
  • $5.75 million recovery from university for whistleblower’s claims of False Claims Act violations and retaliation
  • $1.5 million settlement of civil rights claims for mentally disabled patient’s death in county treatment facility
  • $812,500 recovery for age discrimination
  • $650,000 recovery for sexual harassment and retaliation
  • $1.3 million settlement of civil rights claims by children of county jail inmate who died after denial of medical care

Published Decisions

  • Rice Lake Harley Davidson v. LIRC, 2014 WI App. 104 Wisconsin Court of Appeals case upholding an award of back pay and attorneys fees to female employee in a wage discrimination suit and applying the “paycheck accrual” rule to wage discrimination complaints in Wisconsin.
  • Blue v. IBEW, 676 F.3d 579 (7th Cir. 2012)U.S. Court of Appeals decision upholding jury verdict finding retaliation for opposing racially discriminatory hiring practices
  • Culver v. Gorman, 416 F.3d 540 (7th Cir. 2005)U.S. Court of Appeals decision reversing dismissal of employee’s claim of retaliation for opposing sex discrimination by employer
  • Cleary v. Federal Express, 313 F. Supp.2d 930 (E.D. Wis. 2004)U.S. District Court decision holding that employee was entitled to jury trial on disability discrimination claim
  • Bicknese v. Sutula, 2003 WI 31Wisconsin Supreme Court decision denying government immunity and reinstating $375,000 verdict for denial of promised University of Wisconsin position
  • Stalter v. Wal-Mart, 195 F.3d 285 (7th Cir. 1999) U.S. Court of Appeals decision reversing trial court’s dismissal of employee’s race discrimination claim
  • Brown v. City of Edgerton, 97 F.3d. 969 (7th Cir. 1996)U.S. Court of Appeals decision for volunteer firefighter defining broad protection for free speech under the First Amendment
  • Shager v. Upjohn Co., 913 F.2d 398 (7th Cir. 1990)U.S. Court of Appeals decision reinstating age discrimination claims and setting influential “cat’s paw” liability standard for employers under federal discrimination laws
  • Huebschen v. Dept. of Health and Social Services, 716 F.2d 1167 (7th Cir. 1983)U.S. Court of Appeals decision setting standards for constitutional sex discrimination claims