Obtained Summary Judgment in Construction Negligence Action

Obtained summary judgment for a client in a tort claim arising out of a construction project.

Obtained Judgment in Real Estate Action

Tried and won a bench trial involving complicated construction and real estate dispute.

Obtained Dismissal of Action Seeking Damages for Alleged Breach of Trust

Obtained dismissal of claims on behalf of former trustee in an action alleging breach of trust and seeking substantial damages. 

Obtained Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Action

Tried and won a defense verdict in a medical malpractice action alleging permanent leg injury.

Obtained Summary Judgment in Real Estate Action

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a municipal client in a high-profile and high-stakes real estate action.

Obtained Judgment on the Pleadings in Real Estate Action

Obtained judgment for seller in a declaratory judgment action involving a property and insurance dispute.

Defeated Summary Judgment Sought by Subcontractor

Obtained a favorable order denying subcontractor’s motion for summary judgment, which brought a swift end to subcontractor’s lawsuit.

Dismissal of Action Alleging Tortious Interference

Obtained dismissal of tortious interference claims for a municipal client.

Obtained Dismissal of Claim for Specific Performance and Tortious Interference

Obtained dismissal of action against city for tortious interference and specific performance of a contract.

Obtained Judgment on the Administrative Record in Land Use Action

Obtained judgment for property owner in connection with a challenge to a conditional use permit.

Obtained Judgment on the Pleadings in Real Estate Action

Obtained judgment for seller in a declaratory judgment action involving a property and insurance dispute.

Obtained Summary Judgment Overturning State Law

A member of the team that obtained summary judgment for local emergency services dispatch provider in action to overturn a law as unconstitutional.

Obtained Summary Judgment in Life Insurance Action

Obtained summary judgment for defendant on claim seeking life insurance benefits and equitable relief.

Preliminary Injunction Denied for Utility Company

Co-chaired the defense of a multiple-day preliminary injunction hearing involving vegetation management by a local utility. Secured a denial of the preliminary injunction.

Defense Verdict for Physical Therapist in Medical Malpractice Claim

First-chaired a three-day jury trial and secured a defense verdict in a medical malpractice case against a physical therapist.

Obtained Dismissal in Product Liability Action

Obtained dismissal of manufacturer in product liability action.

Assisted with Reversal of Significant Judgment

Assisted with appeal that resulted in reversal of $240,000,000 in punitive damages in a personal injury action.

Obtained Judgment for Utility Company in Three-Day Trial

Obtained judgment for regional provider of electricity against a municipality relating to transmission vegetation management following a three-day bench trial.

Obtained Dismissal in Insurance Action

Drafted winning motion to dismiss on behalf of insurer’s parent company.

Obtained Dismissal of Premises Liability Action

Drafted and argued winning motion to dismiss of premises liability action.

Assisted Trial Team with Jury Instructions in Class Action Seeking Significant Punitive Damages

Served as jury instruction consultant for defendant in jury trial of class action brought under the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.

Obtained Judgment in Premises Liability Action

Obtained judgment for property owner in premises liability action.

Obtained Dismissal in ERISA Action

Obtained dismissal of claims administrator in ERISA action.

Defense Verdict for Tobacco Company in Multibillion-Dollar Case

Served as local counsel for multiple tobacco companies in an action seeking billions of dollars in reimbursement for alleged health care costs. Secured a defense verdict after a four-month jury trial. Voted the #1 Top Defense Win in 2011 by Missouri Lawyers Weekly.

Obtained Judgment for Insurer in Fatality Claim

Obtained judgment for insurer on an accidental death and dismemberment insurance policy.

Defense Verdict in Arbitration for Construction Manager

Obtained a complete defense victory in arbitration for a construction manager against a claim of improper scheduling.

Successful Outcome for Trailer Company in Action Following Fatal Accident

Successfully defended trailer leasing company in MCS-90 action arising out of tractor-trailer accident involving multiple deaths and injuries.

Summary Judgment for Life Insurance Company

Obtained summary judgment for life insurer based on misrepresentation in the application.

Obtained Attorney Fee Award in Interpleader Action

Obtained substantial attorney fee award for issuer of deferred annuities in interpleader action arising from dispute as to ownership of annuity proceeds.

Obtained Dismissal in Premises Liability Action

Obtained dismissal for property manager in premises liability action.

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