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$2.15 Million Settlement After Three-Wheeled Motorcycle Crash, St. Louis County

On August 20, 2016, James Eggleston and Ruth McKelleb were riding their 2013 Harley Davidson three-wheeled (trike) motorcycle eastbound on Interstate-70. After stopping for breakfast near Effingham, Illinois,  they continued on I-70 toward Indiana. At the time, Mr. Eggleston was operating the motorcycle and Ms. McKelleb was a passenger.   Shortly…

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Family Settles after Woman Dies Following a St. Louis County Crash

Crash Results in $750,000 St. Louis County Settlement On October 14, 2017, Carol Chreist was rear-ended while driving her Chevrolet Sonic northbound on Patterson Road in Florissant, Missouri when she was struck in a rear-end motor vehicle collision. Due to the force associated with the impact, Plaintiff’s car was pushed…

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Combined Settlement of $950,000.00- Cass County, Missouri

Co-Defendants Settle Premises Liability/Medical Malpractice Claim Plaintiff was an over-the-road truck driver and team driver with her husband. On an early August morning, the couple stopped at a Pilot Truck Stop (later operated as Flying J) and backed their rig into a spot to rest during the pre-dawn hours.   Plaintiff…

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Southeast Missouri Driver Settles for $950K in Crash with Delivery Truck

Stoddard County Settlement for $950,000 in Severe Rear-end Collision A southeast Missouri man was rear-ended in his pick-up truck by a cabinet delivery truck driver. The suit against the delivery truck driver, a repeat traffic offender and his employer settled for nearly $1 million. Plaintiff had slowed on westbound Route…

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Passenger Gets $650K After Van Launches Over Guardrail

Arbitration Decision for Plaintiff After Crash- New Madrid, Missouri An arbitration panel has found $650K in damages against the state transportation department in a crash arising from an allegedly unsafe guardrail. The amount was reduced to the statutory cap. Andrew Mundwiller of The Cagle Law Firm represented the plaintiff who…

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$1.5 Million Verdict Upheld on Appeal for Man Injured by Ride

The Cagle Law Firm recently represented a client upon appeal for the injuries he sustained in 2012 at an entertainment complex in Crystal City, Mo. The client was attending a private fundraising event at Crystal City Underground, owned by Fiesta Group, when he got on a ride, called the “Human…

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$300K Motor Vehicle Accident Settlement-Confidential

Plaintiff was injured in rear-end accident at an intersection in St. Louis County.  Immediately after the crash, Plaintiff experienced neck pain and sought treatment at an area hospital.  Plaintiff eventually underwent surgery. Plaintiff’s attorney did an initial demand for the applicable policy limits which were $25,000 and in exchange for said…

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Mother Obtains $1,508.500.00 Settlement for Son Killed In Westport

In the early morning hours of May 30th 2014, 28 year-old Derek Mael and his passenger were looking for parking spot in the Westport area of Kansas City, Missouri. While attempting to locate a space, Mael and his passenger became involved in a verbal exchange with two bicyclist.  Mael and his passenger proceeded…

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St. Louis City Car Accident Settlement, $100K, Policy Limit

On westbound Interstate 64-40, Plaintiff was struck by Defendant when she attempted to change lanes on I-64. Upon impact, Plaintiff’s motor vehicle was pushed into the car in front of him.  As a result, Plaintiff suffered a neck injury and reported to the emergency room the day of the crash. …

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Jury Verdict for Plaintiff of $525,000- St. Louis City

Scott McPherson, Jr. was traveling on his Suzuki motorcycle on southbound Gravois Road at approximately 6 p.m. on a Friday evening in June. He approached the intersection of Gravois and River Des Peres where his motorcycle collided with defendant’s Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Matthew Lickenbrock on northbound Gravois. Plaintiffs’ alleged…

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W.C vs. G.S. D.

$400,000 TRACTOR TRAILER ACCIDENT A settlement was reached in the amount of $400,000 during mediation for injuries sustained when a man who was a passenger in a tractor trailer was thrown from the tractor trailer in an accident. Plaintiff was a passenger in a delivery truck that veered from the…

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T.S vs. L.B

$125,000 MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT-JURY TRIAL Plaintiff was rear ended in a motor vehicle crash  and sought treatment with her family care physician the next morning. As the days progresses, she developed pain in her neck and it was discovered by her orthopedic surgeon that she had disc bulges at the C4-5…

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S.D.L. v. L.P.

$350,000 MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT SETTLEMENT Plaintiff was involved in a car accident on her way home from work. As she entered an intersection, a car driven by Defendant made a left turn, causing the two vehicles to collide. Plaintiff alleged that she had a green light and Defendant failed to…

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M.O. v. Larry Thrasher and Heartland Food Management d/b/a Pizza Hut

$300,000 SETTLEMENT AFTER NO-DAMAGE CAR ACCIDENT WITH PIZZA DELIVERY DRIVER Plaintiff was a passenger in an SUV that was rear-ended by a Pizza Hut delivery driver in Caruthersville, Missouri. The motor vehicle accident caused no property damage to either vehicle. Plaintiff alleged that the accident caused a neck injury, and her…

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D.K. v. C.M.

 $475,000 DAMAGES IN NO-DAMAGE MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT CASE Plaintiff alleged that  she came to a stop at a stop light in front of the entrance to Ft. Zumwalt North High School in O’Fallon, Missouri. Plaintiff was subsequently rear-ended, and her vehicle suffered no apparent damage. Plaintiff developed neck and back…

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J.W. v. B.S – Policy Limits Settlement

POLICY LIMITS SETTLEMENT Plaintiff was a pedestrian and  was hit by a car driven by the Defendant while walking along the side of the roadway near Sikeston, Missouri. Plaintiff suffered serious injuries to his left arm and leg which required hospitalization and numerous surgical procedures. Plaintiff alleged that the Defendant negligently…

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Greene County, Missouri Policy Limit Settlement

POLICY LIMITS SETTLEMENT Plaintiff was rear-ended by the Defendant near Springfield, Missouri. As a result of the crash the Plaintiff’s car was totaled and she suffered serious injuries to her neck. Thereafter, Plaintiff underwent a surgical fusion to the vertebra in her neck. The Defendant’s insurance company attempted to avoid…

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