Wrongful Death Cases

$5,000,000 Settlement

For an 18-year old boy who died in a fire after a motor vehicle accident as a result of a product defect in the motor vehicle in which he was a passenger.

$4,000,000 Judgment

For the wrongful death of two males who were electrocuted while moving a grain auger that struck a telephone line. The verdict was awarded to the families in St. Louis city courts.

$2,650,000 Settlement

For the deaths of an 86-year old woman and a 64-year old woman who died when their vehicle was struck by a piece of heavy equipment (bulldozer) that fell off of a tractor trailer on Highway D in St. Charles County, MO.

$1,500,000 Settlement

For the family of 45-year-old man who died as a result of failure to diagnose bacterial meningitis.

$1,250,000 Settlement

For the wrongful death of a 75-year-old St. Louis County man who died as the result of a defective device on his pickup truck.

$1,100,000 Settlement

For the parents of a 23-year-old man who died in a motor vehicle collision on Highway 61 in Jefferson County, Missouri. The deceased was a passenger in a vehicle that made a left turn directly in front of another vehicle. The lawyers at Padberg, Corrigan & Appelbaum were able to negotiate a settlement for $1.1 million, which was the maximum amount of the insurance policy for the driver of the vehicle that caused the accident.

$1,100,000 Settlement

For the death of a man who suffered an air embolism after undergoing a cardiac catheterization.

$1,000,000 Judgment

For the wrongful death of a Jefferson County man who fell from a forklift due to the negligence of his co-worker.

$1,000,000 Settlement

For the the family of an 18-year-old boy who died in a motor vehicle accident in St. Charles County.

$900,000 Settlement

For the family of a 25-year-old woman who died after complications involving her pregnancy.