Notable Cases

$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.

$700,000 Settlement

For the family of an infant who experienced an injury at birth, resulting in death.

$600,000 Settlement

For children whose dad was in a fatal motorcycle crash.

$400,000 Settlement

In the City of St. Louis for the wrongful death of a 45-year-old man whose motorcycle was struck by an automobile.

$400,000 Settlement

For the family of a Jefferson County couple who died in a motor vehicle accident.

$355,000 Settlement

Against the State of Missouri due to care givers at the state-run Northwest Habilitation Center who failed to provide the required supervision of a 24-year-old man with significant developmental disabilities and the eating disorder pica. The neglect led to the young man’s death. The settlement was the maximum allowed by law at the time.

$354,000 Settlement

For the family of a patient who died while under the care of a mental-health center.

$300,000 Settlement

For the parents of a three month old infant who died due to the negligence of a day care provider. A daycare provider placed a three-month old infant on a sofa and then left her unattended for at least 30 minutes. While unattended on the soft, unsecured surface the infant rolled onto her stomach and suffocated. On the day of the infant’s death, the daycare provider also violated Missouri law by having too many children in her care.

Settlement

A confidential settlement for the family of a college student who burned to death from a fire while in a fraternity house at the University of Missouri St. Louis. The local chapter of the fraternity was found to have broken multiple housing policies, including those pertaining to indoor smoking and fire detectors.