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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 […]

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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.

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Brinker Wins Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Trial

Following a lengthy jury trial, Jeff Brinker 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 death several weeks […]

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Bowgren Wins 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 […]

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Brinker Wins Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Trial

Jeffrey Brinker 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 his dosage had […]

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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 […]

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Brinker Wins Dismissal of Medical Malpractice Suit

After extensive briefing and several days of oral argument, 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, a plastic surgeon, […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Larry Obtains Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case

Plaintiff underwent hip surgery on August 30, 2005. On September 1, he developed pulmonary embolisms and atrial fibrillation. Plaintiff’s orthopedic surgeon consulted my client to treat the PEs and afib. My client placed the plaintiff on anticoagulants. On September 3, the plaintiff’s lab work indicated that he had a significant internal bleed. My client and […]

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