Author archive: Sandberg Phoenix

Lewellen v. Franklin: Missouri Supreme Court Holds Statutory Cap on Punitive Damages Unconstitutional

On September 9, 2014, the Missouri Supreme Court unanimously struck down the State’s punitive damage cap in Lewellen v. Franklin, 2014 WL 4425202 (Mo. banc Sept. 9, 2014). The plaintiff in Lewellen was a 77-year-old widow with less than $1,000 of monthly income who contracted to purchase a vehicle with National Auto Sales North’s (“National”)…

Kenneth Bean Named “Lawyer of the Year” by “Best Lawyers in America” 2015

For his work in the area of St. Louis Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Kenneth W. Bean has been selected by his peers as the sole recipient of the Lawyer of the Year award for 2015.

Thirteen Sandberg Phoenix Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2015

These attorneys, selected through an extensive peer review process, represent the best of the best in their areas of legal service and will be listed in Best Lawyers in America© 2015 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Nearly doubling the number of lawyers selected for their 2014 list, Best Lawyers in America identified…

Sandberg Phoenix Remembers Hetty Grant

With sadness, Sandberg Phoenix announces the death of Hetty Grant, who passed away on Saturday, August 9th. A vibrant member of the firm’s family, Hetty will be remembered fondly for bringing humor and joy to all with whom she worked. “Hetty was just a wonderful person, a sweet human being who never had a harsh…

Sandberg Phoenix Records a 2013 Missouri Top Verdict

Russell Makepeace and Alexander Bean were recently recognized for receiving one of the ten largest defense verdicts in Missouri in 2013.

Sandberg Phoenix Celebrates the Life of Charles Todt

A beloved family law attorney practicing more than 50 years, Charles Todt passed away on Wednesday, February 12, leaving behind a legacy of service, respect and kindness.

Sandberg Phoenix Overland Park Moves to New Larger Space

Less than one year after opening their first office in the Kansas City metropolitan area, Sandberg Phoenix has expanded its Overland Park, Kansas office to accommodate additional attorneys and more client meeting spaces.

Sandberg Phoenix’s Edwardsville Office Expands

Sandberg Phoenix is proud to announce the expansion of the Edwardsville office to better meet the needs of businesses and individuals throughout Illinois. The larger office will provide greater resources and more ample space for our attorneys to serve the firm’s clients in a state-of-the art, modern facility. One of the many reasons clients turn…

John Sandberg Named Missouri Law Firm Leader of 2013

Missouri Lawyers Weekly recently named Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard’s managing partner, John Sandberg, the 2013 Law Firm Leader Award recipient. Sandberg will receive his award at the publication’s annual awards luncheon at Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark Village, January 24, 2014.

Amanda McNelley Elected to Kids In The Middle Board of Directors

Elected via unanimous decision, Sandberg Phoenix Counsel Amanda McNelley will serve on the Board of Directors for Kids In The Middle starting in 2014.

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