Formerly Padberg, Corrigan & Appelbaum

Notable 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.

$8,000,000 Judgment

For a resident of a habilitation center in Missouri who was physically abused by a staff member. A judgment was awarded in favor of the victim for both compensatory and punitive damages.

$5,000,000 Settlement

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.

$5,000,000 Settlement

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

$4,850,000 Settlement

In a medical malpractice lawsuit for an eight-year old girl who sustained a brain injury due to negligent medical treatment. Her hospital and treating doctors, including her pediatrician and a geneticist, were liable for a misdiagnosis of congenital hypothyroidism as a result of the hospital losing her Newborn Screen Test, which tests for congenital hypothyroidism.

$4,500,000 Settlement

For a construction worker who was partially paralyzed when a falling beam struck him in the head.

$4,000,000 Judgment

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.

$3,530,000 Settlement

For a couple severely injured when a vehicle pulling a 25-foot-long trailer made a dangerous U-turn in front of their motorcycle on Interstate 90 in McCook County, South Dakota. The couple was traveling to celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary when the collision caused them to be ejected from their motorcycle and suffer extensive injuries. Both husband and wife have undergone multiple surgeries and physical therapy, including treatment for a traumatic brain injury as a result of the motorcycle accident.

$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.

$3,000,000 Settlement

For serious orthopedic injuries that were sustained in a trucking accident.