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Beating the Light: a duty to avoid yellow light accidents

Jul 26, 2017 Firm News

It is a scenario that plays out far too often. A motor vehicle approaches an intersection, the light changes from green to yellow. An instant impulse triggers the driver to press the gas pedal a…

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Lawyers Association Award of Honor

Matthew J. Padberg Receives Lawyers Association Award of Honor

May 22, 2017 Firm News

Padberg, Corrigan & Appelbaum is proud to congratulate principal and partner, Matthew J. Padberg, on receiving the 2017 Award of Honor from The Lawyers Association of St. Louis. The Award of Honor is presented each…

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Women vs Men Heart Attacks

Misdiagnosed Heart Attacks in Women

Feb 22, 2017 Articles and Resources

Picture this: a middle- to upper-aged man, grabbing his left arm. With pain in his face he bends forward to prevent himself from falling. That is the image most people have in their mind when…

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Identifying a Heart Attack

Identifying a Heart Attack

Feb 10, 2017 Articles and Resources

A heart attack happens every 20 seconds and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Thankfully, the risk of severe complications or death greatly decreases with proper diagnosis and quick…

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Heart Disease 101

Heart Disease 101

Feb 1, 2017 Articles and Resources

The significance of the heart can be witnessed everywhere. It is used as the sign of love and affection, citizens of many countries place their hand over it to honor their flags, and video games…

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Drug-free Work Policies and Workers Comp

The Interaction of Drug-free Work Policies and Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Jan 23, 2017 Articles and Resources

Over the past ten years, there has been a concerted effort between the government, businesses and unions to curtail drug and alcohol use on job sites. These efforts have culminated in the creation or modification of…

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To Plow or Not to Plow

To Plow or Not to Plow…

Dec 21, 2016 Premises Liability

…that is the question on everyone’s mind when wintery weather hits. Property owners commonly believe that “doing nothing” is the best protection against being held liable for injuries caused by snow or ice on their…

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McClain v. PDA

Fighting with Giants

Nov 2, 2016 Firm News

It begins with the tragic tale of the birth of Jerry Jacob McClain in 1995 who, due to a lack of oxygen during his birth, was born with severe birth defects which have substantially impacted…

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Sharing the road safely – Bicycle and Motorcycle Accidents

Jul 2, 2015 Accidents and Injuries

Bicycle Riding – Sharing the road safely It’s no surprise that the number of bicyclists on the road increases during the summer. However, the simplicity of bike riding is often complicated by accidents, many of…

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$9,800,000 Trucking Settlement

Jan 28, 2015 Firm News

The Padberg, Corrigan & Appelbaum obtained a $9,800,000 settlement for a 21-year old woman who was permanently paralized when the vehicle in which she was a passenger was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 44…

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