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
Attorney Lori Gendelman was chosen as one of the top 25 Women Super Lawyers in Wisconsin for 2017. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a multiphase selection process, utilizing peer nominations and evaluations combined with independent research. Each...
Jason Franckowiak, a shareholder at Otjen, Gendelman, Zitzer, Johnson & Weir, recently petitioned the United States Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari in the Johnson v. Stinson matter. His petition was featured on SCOTUSblog on December 12, 2017 as the...
Todd Weir, President of Otjen, Gendelman, Zitzer, Johnson & Weir, S.C. was selected for the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Medical Malpractice Law – Defense and Personal Injury Litigation – Defense. He was also selected as the Lawyer of the Year for 2018 in Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored with this prestigious distinction.