Notable Cases

Settlement

A confidential settlement for the family of a 60-year-old woman who died in commuter plane crash.

Settlement

For a confidential settlement for a 59-year-old woman who was misdiagnosed with degenerative arthritis instead of a serious bone infection. The failure to diagnose the bone infection (osteomyelitis) caused the woman to develop necrotizing fasciitis, a life-threatening infection of the tissues of the leg. After filing a lawsuit and engaging in extensive discovery, the case settled.

Settlement

For a young woman who suffered from catastrophic burns to 90 percent of her body after corroded gas pipes caused a gas leak and explosion. The woman received a favorable, confidential settlement from Laclede Gas Company.

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.

Settlement

A confidential settlement for a man who was severely injured on a construction site after dynamite caused a major explosion.

Settlement

A confidential settlement for a man who died while on the job site in a rock quarry after a dynamite explosion caused rocks to fall on him.