Heckes v. Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Circuit Court of St. Louis City. This was a medical malpractice/wrongful death case in which plaintiff alleged the defendant failed to diagnose neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Defense verdict.
Prather v. Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Circuit Court of St. Louis City. This was a medical malpractice/wrongful death case in which plaintiff alleged defendants failed to properly diagnose and treat the decedent’s hyperkalemia causing her death. Hung jury.
Klugesherz v. Honda. Circuit Court of St. Louis City. The firm represented Honda in a two-month trial. The jury verdict was $7.25 million for the plaintiff. It was later taken away by the trial court through a JNOV and affirmed on appeal.
Thornton v. Gray Automotive. This case was tried in Jackson County, Missouri. Plaintiff was severely injured when a truck jack lifting approximately 6 tons slipped out from under a truck and hit him in the face causing extensive damages and the loss of an eye. Plaintiff alleged design defect. The jury returned a verdict for plaintiff of $450,000 but found him 95% at fault.
Dr. Altug v. St. Anthony’s Medical Center. Circuit Court of Madison County, Illinios. Wrongful termination and contract dispute. Settled during trial.
Pestel v. Vermeer. United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Product liability action. Directed verdict for defendant.
Rouse v. Boys & Girls Club. Circuit Court of Madison County, Illinois. Premises liability action. Verdict for plaintiff in the amount of $30,000. Verdict was under plaintiff’s last demand.