Wrongful Death Cases
For the surviving family of a man who lost his life in an auto collision.
For an 18-year old boy who died in a fire after a motor vehicle accident as a result of a product defect in the motor vehicle in which he was a passenger.
For the wrongful death of two males who were electrocuted while moving a grain auger that struck a telephone line. The verdict was awarded to the families in St. Louis city courts.
For the deaths of an 86-year old woman and a 64-year old woman who died when their vehicle was struck by a piece of heavy equipment (bulldozer) that fell off of a tractor trailer on Highway D in St. Charles County, MO.
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.
For the family of 45-year-old man who died as a result of failure to diagnose bacterial meningitis.
For the wrongful death of a 75-year-old St. Louis County man who died as the result of a defective device on his pickup truck.
For the death of a man who suffered an air embolism after undergoing a cardiac catheterization.
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.
For the parents of a 19-year-old woman who sustained fatal injuries after being thrown from an ATV.