Experience

Obtained Dismissal for Communications Client in Wrongful Death Suit

Obtained a dismissal for a communications client in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, in which they were involved as a party in a wrongful death, negligence and fraud case brought against one of their own clients. The motion to dismiss was granted based on lack of personal jurisdiction and failure to state a claim.

Multimillion-Dollar Personal Injury Toxic Tort Case for Fortune 150 Client

Tried multimillion-dollar personal injury toxic tort case for Fortune 150 corporation for over 12 weeks in Missouri state court. Represented the client in an appeal to the Missouri Court of Appeals resulting in the reversal of over $200 million in assessed damages.

Summary Judgment in Wrongful Death Action

Obtained summary judgment in an action for wrongful death arising from a catastrophic truck accident in 2009.

Dismissal of Claims for Wrongful Death of Professional Hockey Player

Secured a dismissal of claims against a national sports association for lack of personal jurisdiction in an action for the wrongful death of a professional hockey player that was upheld on a writ by the Missouri Court of Appeals in 2006.

Seven-Day Jury Trial for Tractor-Trailer Driver

Served as co-counsel to the driver of tractor-trailer in a seven-day jury trial in the Circuit Court of Madison County, Illinois, in 2006.

Dismissal for Physician in Personal Injury Case

Won an order dismissing a physician for lack of personal jurisdiction in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois in an action for injuries related to cosmetic laser surgery in 2004.

Summary Judgment for Auto Dealer in Multiple Wrongful Death Actions

Obtained summary judgment for an auto dealer in multiple actions for wrongful death arising from a catastrophic trucking accident in 2002.