Firm News

Dan Lohse is a Rising Star

Dan Lohse has been recognized by Super Lawyers Missouri & Kansas as a Rising Star for 2018.  The selection is based upon an evaluation of twelve indicators including peer recognition and professional achievements in the legal practice.

Read the full story »

Gary Paul and Larry Smith selected for Best Lawyers in America 2019

Gary Paul and Larry Smith were selected by their peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2019 (Copyright 2018 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Gary has been selected in the areas of Appellate Practice and Insurance Law. Larry has been selected in the areas of Personal Injury Litigation and Insurance Law. Larry was also […]

Read the full story »

Larry Smith obtains defendant’s verdict for his client

Larry Smith obtained a defendant’s verdict in a case where the plaintiff was a pedestrian in a parking lot and alleged that the defendant ran her over with her car while entering a parking space.

Read the full story »

Brinker and Eastman Win Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Trial

Following a lengthy jury trial, Jeff Brinker and Andrew Eastman won a defense verdict in a medical malpractice trial on behalf of an emergency medicine physician and an urgent care clinic. Plaintiff had alleged Defendants treated her daughter negligently by failing to suspect, work up, and treat a pulmonary embolism, which ultimately led to her […]

Read the full story »

Eastman and Bowgren Win Summary Judgment for Ambulance Operator

In a case filed in the City of St. Louis, Plaintiff argued she had been injured in an automobile accident caused by Defendant, an ambulance operator, when its vehicle activated its emergency lights and sirens near an intersection, thereby “forcing” another driver into the intersection and into the path of Plaintiff’s oncoming vehicle. After extensive […]

Read the full story »

Brinker and Eastman Win Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Trial

Jeffrey Brinker and Andrew Eastman won a defense verdict in a medical malpractice trial in the Circuit Court of St. Louis County, successfully defending a dermatologist and her corporation which were alleged to have mistreated a minor patient with isotretinoin, an acne medication. Plaintiff alleged he had been improperly started on the drug, and that […]

Read the full story »

Larry Obtains Defense Verdict in Dental Malpractice Case

Plaintiff, who was 70 years old, alleged that she went to my client for a loose tooth and a cavity. Plaintiff alleged that my client recommended that her remaining 18 teeth needed to be removed and that she needed full upper and lower dentures.  Plaintiff thereafter had my client remove her teeth, however, Plaintiff alleged […]

Read the full story »

Eastman and Brinker Win Dismissal of Medical Malpractice Suit

After extensive briefing and several days of oral argument, Andrew Eastman and Jeffrey Brinker won the dismissal of a medical malpractice suit which had been filed as a breach of contract action. Plaintiff, a woman unsatisfied with the results of a cosmetic surgery, argued that she had contracted for a particular surgical outcome with Defendant, […]

Read the full story »

Larry Obtains Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case

Plaintiff was seen by my client for a mass in her parotid gland. My client diagnosed the mass as benign and surgically removed it. Subsequent pathology confirmed that the mass was benign. Plaintiff was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in her parotid gland approximately 1 ½ years after my client performed surgery. Plaintiff alleged that […]

Read the full story »

Gary Paul and Larry Smith selected for Best Lawyers in America 2016

Gary Paul and Larry Smith were selected by their peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2016 (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Gary has been selected in the areas of Appellate Practice and Insurance Law. Larry has been selected in Personal Injury Litigation – Defense and Insurance Law.

Read the full story »