Areas of Practice
Otjen, Gendelman, Zitzer, Johnson & Weir, S.C. has been involved in the defense of healthcare providers in Wisconsin for decades, representing physicians, hospitals, and the Wisconsin Patients Compensation Fund in the defense of medical negligence claims. We have experience in virtually all types of medical negligence claims that can be brought against healthcare providers in Wisconsin.
Our general liability defense practice encompasses the areas of auto liability (including uninsured and underinsured motorist claims), premises liability, products liability, trucking claims, construction accidents and construction defects, fire loss, environmental liability, and toxic torts, as well as the defense of non-medical professional claims (architect and engineer, insurance and real estate agents, and attorneys).
The Otjen Firm has defended insurance companies and employers in worker’s compensation matters since the inception of the Worker’s Compensation Act. Our worker’s compensation attorneys have extensive experience in handling matters at all levels of the worker’s compensation system from the administrative hearing level to appeals before the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
News & Updates
Todd Weir and Lori Gendelman were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Defense and Personal Injury Defense. To be included in this publication is a great honor: "Since it...
On Tuesday, August 25th, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of defendant-appellants (represented by Otjen, Gendelman, Zitzer, Johnson & Weir attorney, Jason Franckowiak). The story and details can be found at this link to the Journal Sentinel...
Otjen, Gendelman, Zitzer, Johnson & Weir received a Tier 1 Ranking in the 2016 Edition of "Best Law Firms" by U.S News & World Report and Best Lawyers.