Formerly Padberg, Corrigan & Appelbaum

Automobile Collisions Cases

$9,800,000 Settlement

For a 21-year old woman who was permanently paralyzed when a tractor trailer rear ended the pick-up truck in which she was a passenger while on Interstate 44 in the City of Pacific, Franklin County, Missouri. The collision caused the pick-up truck to flip over and partially eject her. Unfortunately, she fractured her neck and was placed on life support and in a coma for several months. Then, she was transferred to a rehab hospital where she remained for approximately six months.

$5,000,000 Settlement

For the surviving family of a man who lost his life in an auto collision.

$3,000,000 Settlement

For a Jefferson County man who sustained a brain injury in a motor vehicle accident causing him to lose his sense of taste and smell.

$2,000,000 Judgment

For the wrongful death of a Saint Louis University assistant professor, who was struck from behind and killed in a car accident caused by a drunk driver. The judgment was awarded to the victim’s family in St. Louis Circuit Court.

$1,500,000 Settlement

For a woman who sustained rib and facial fractures during a car accident. She suffered from a stroke nine days after the accident.

$1,325,000 Settlement

For a Jefferson County family rear-ended by a tractor trailer in Madison County, Illinois, causing a brain injury and severe orthopedic injuries.

$1,250,000 Settlement

For a 21-year-old passenger who was rendered a quadriplegic in a motor vehicle accident with a drunk driver.

$1,100,000 Settlement

For the parents of a 23-year-old man who died in a motor vehicle collision on Highway 61 in Jefferson County, Missouri. The deceased was a passenger in a vehicle that made a left turn directly in front of another vehicle. The lawyers at Padberg Appelbaum Knepper were able to negotiate a settlement for $1.1 million, which was the maximum amount of the insurance policy for the driver of the vehicle that caused the accident.

$1,060,000 Settlement

For a man who suffered a brain injury when his vehicle was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer.

$1,000,000 Settlement

For a tractor-trailer driver and his passenger who were driving on the highway when another tractor-trailer crossed the median and hit them head-on. Our clients suffered injuries to their necks and backs.