For an ironworker who was injured on a job site when the crane he was riding fell to the ground.
For Gene Keller, a construction worker injured during the 2005 expansion of the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport runway system. He and a co-worker were seriously injured when a dormant piece of dynamite exploded after they were instructed to drill into it. The stick of dynamite had misfired two days prior and the crew on site failed to neutralize the stick by washing it from the hole. When Keller arrived for a later shift his drill encountered the undetonated dynamite and it exploded. The case settled with the engineering company overseeing the blasting.
For the family of 45-year-old man who died as a result of failure to diagnose bacterial meningitis.
For a Jefferson County family rear-ended by a tractor trailer in Madison County, Illinois, causing a brain injury and severe orthopedic injuries.
For a 21-year-old passenger who was rendered a quadriplegic in a motor vehicle accident with a drunk driver.
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.
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.
For the death of a man who suffered an air embolism after undergoing a cardiac catheterization.
For a man who suffered a brain injury when his vehicle was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer.
For an ironworker whose leg was injured when a train struck a bridge on which he was working.