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Legal Services

Motor Vehicle Accidents
Injuries suffered as a result of collisions involving cars, tractor-trailer truck collisions, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATV’s), boats, wave-runners, snowmobiles, bicycles, and collisions due to street, highway and bridge design, and train and railroad crossing collisions.
Medical and Dental Malpractice
Wrongful Death or permanent injury due to hospital, nursing, and doctor’s negligence. Examples include, but are not limited to: nursing home abuse or neglect, medication errors, childbirth injury or trauma, failure to monitor IV’s or feeding tubes, falls in hospitals and nursing homes, failure to assess and monitor patient fall risk, death or hypoxia due to anesthesia, hypoxia due to failure to detect aspiration pneumonitis, failure to determine and monitor platelet levels, severe post-surgical bleeding, post-surgical infection, failure to diagnose cancer, loss of a chance of recovery, dental malpractice, injury caused by insertion of, or failure of, orthopedic appliances or hardware, development of reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) or complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
Product Liability
Injuries suffered while using dangerous or defective products, motor vehicles, equipment or machinery. Examples include, but are not limited to: motor vehicles, automobile, truck, post-collision fires, seat belts, air bags, steering components, tires and wheels, vehicle roll-overs, inadvertent or accidental discharge of firearms, rifles, pistols, nail guns, fork lifts, hi-loaders, ladders, construction equipment, tractors, farm implements and machinery, conveyors, mechanical presses, power tools
Premises Liability
Injury suffered due to the dangerous condition of property such as retail stores, apartment buildings, leased or rented premises, public buildings, parking lots and garages, elevators, entertainment facilities, and construction sites. Examples include, but are not limited to: falls resulting from dangerous condition of floors, flooring materials, entryways, exits, steps, and stairways, injuries from falling store merchandise, and criminal assault while on commercial or public premises.
Intentional Wrongful Acts
Involve injury due to assault, battery, malicious prosecution, libel, slander, invasion of privacy, outrageous conduct, infliction of emotional distress, intentional interference with contractual relationship, fraud and misrepresentation.
Worker’s Compensation
Workers entitled to wage loss benefits, ongoing and future medical treatment, permanent total, and permanent partial disability benefits, as a result of job-related accidents, repetitive use/trauma, and occupational diseases. This includes, but is not limited to: death, or injury to the head, neck, back, foot, ankle, leg, knee, hip, fingers, wrist, arm, elbow, shoulder, loss of vision and hearing, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative disc disease and degenerative arthritis. Occupational diseases include environmentally-caused injury to the lungs and pulmonary system, brain and central nervous system, cancer, and chemical-induced asthma.

This also includes Circuit Court civil lawsuits against employers for firing, discharge, termination, discrimination or retaliation against workers for exercising their rights under the Missouri Workers Compensation Law.
Employee Rights Violations
This includes harassment, discrimination, retaliation, termination or firing of employees due to age, sex, race, religion, national origin, disability, or violation of written employment contracts.
Civil Rights Violations
Federal and State civil rights violations. This includes, but is not limited to: 28 U.S.C. § 1983 actions against governmental departments or agencies for improper or illegal searches, seizures, or arrests, excessive force, and innocent victims injured due to violation of departmental policies while engaged in pursuit of criminal suspects.
Consumer Protection
Involves abuse, harassment, fraud, misrepresentation, and illegal actions by creditors, bill collectors, banks, lenders and sellers. This includes, but is not limited to: violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, Installment Sales, Lemon Law, warranty violations, odometer fraud, and real estate purchase.
Referral
Often, we receive contacts from people asking to be referred to an attorney who specializes in another area of law. Having practiced law for over 30 years, I am familiar with many lawyers who handle other areas of practice. I will be happy to discuss your legal issue with you, and refer you to someone who handles cases in the area where you need help.