Notable Cases

$550,000 Settlement

For a 52-year-old machinist who was found to be permanently and totally disabled after he was struck in the head by a board. The man sustained a traumatic brain injury which caused two neck surgeries, one of which was a fusion. Resulting nerve damage included carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel syndrome, which required surgery on both wrists and an elbow. As a result of the accident, the client also suffers from headaches, depression, persistent ringing in the ears, and the loss of taste and smell.

$550,000 Settlement

For a woman who sustained serious injuries while riding a motorcycle that flipped. The injuries required a permanent rod to be placed in her back.

$500,000 Settlement

For a man who suffered fractures of the thoracic spine and ribs, as well as a collapsed lung, when a sign company truck rear-ended his vehicle.

$440,000 Settlement

For a Jefferson County man who sustained a neck injury in a motor vehicle collision with an 18-wheel truck.

$437,000 Settlement

For a Pemiscot County man who sustained a fractured knee caused by an 18-wheeler truck.

$400,000 Settlement

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

$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.

$375,000 Settlement

For a patient who lost sight in one eye due to the failure of the doctor to properly treat and follow up on a condition.

$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.