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					        TOP                                  2010                                                                                                  January 31, 2011             |    M i s s o u r i L aw y e r s We e k ly              S3


                                                                                       PLAINTIFF WINS IN 2010
           $60                    CONTRaCTS                                          ST. LOUIS CITY                         WINNINg aTTORNEYS                                            OPPOSINg COUNSEL
 1        million                 Bachman v. A.G. Edwards Inc.                       Angela Turner-Quiqless
                                                                                                                            Robert Blitz, Christopher Bauman,
                                                                                                                            Ronnie White
                                                                                                                                                                                         Jeffrey Kalinowski, Richard Kuhlman,
                                                                                                                                                                                         Kevin Rover, Brian Herman
          settlement

           $56                    BUSINESS                                           U.S. DISTRICT COURT, WDMO              WINNINg aTTORNEYS                                            OPPOSINg COUNSEL
 2        million                 U.S. Bank v. Elsesser                              Arthur Federman (mediator)
                                                                                                                            Cathy Dean, Michael Foster, Richard Wilson,
                                                                                                                            Wayne Moskowitz
                                                                                                                                                                                         Norm Siegel, W. Perry Brandt, Sarah Allgeier,
                                                                                                                                                                                         Thomas Jackson
          settlement

           $55                    MUNICIPaL LaW
                                                                                     ST. LOUIS COUNTY                       WINNINg aTTORNEYS                                            OPPOSINg COUNSEL
 3        million                 City of University City v.                         Bernhardt Drumm Jr.
                                                                                                                            John W. Hoffman, Douglas R. Sprong,
                                                                                                                            Howard Paperner, John Mulligan Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                         Michael Leadlove, Edward Downey, Mili Joseph,
                                                                                                                                                                                         Bradley Ruskin, Michael Mervis
          settlement              AT&T Wireless Service


          $35.25                  WRONgFUL DEaTH                                     BOONE COUNTY                           WINNINg aTTORNEYS                                            OPPOSINg COUNSEL
 4        million                 Gibbs v. Centra Inc.                               Robert Koffman
                                                                                                                            Kenneth McClain, Danny Thomas, Jonathan Soper,
                                                                                                                            Walter H. Bley, Gary Robb, Anita Robb
                                                                                                                                                                                         David Domina, Louis Leonatti, Michael Kleffner,
                                                                                                                                                                                         J. Kent Lowry, Carlton Callenbach
             Verdict

          $30.13                  STaTE BENEFITS                                     COLE COUNTY                            WINNINg aTTORNEYS                                            OPPOSINg COUNSEL
 5        million                 Gerken v. Sherman                                  Patricia Joyce                         Deborah Greider, John Ammann                                 Mark Long
         Bench award

          $22.5                   MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION                            ST. LOUIS COUNTY                       WINNINg aTTORNEYS                                            OPPOSINg COUNSEL
 6        million                 Confidential v. Confidential                       Ellsworth Cundiff (mediator)           James G. Onder, James T. Corrigan, Carl Civella              Confidential
          settlement

          $19.4                   CONSUMER FRaUD
                                                                                     U.S. DISTRICT COURT, WDMO              WINNINg aTTORNEYS                                            OPPOSINg COUNSEL
 7        million                 In re: H&R Block Inc. Express IRA                  Richard Dorr                           Norman E. Siegel, Daniel Girard                              Robert Thompson
          settlement              Maketing Litigation


          $12.5                   BUSINESS
                                                                                     U.S. DISTRICT COURT, WDMO              WINNINg aTTORNEYS                                            OPPOSINg COUNSEL
 8        million                 Hallmark Cards Inc. v. Monitor Co.                 Ortrie Smith
                                                                                                                            John Aisenbrey, George Verschelden,
                                                                                                                            Charles German, Daniel Blegen, Jeremy Suhr
                                                                                                                                                                                         Christopher Pace, David Oliver,
                                                                                                                                                                                         Nick Kurt
          settlement              Group Limited Partnership


          $11.75                  PRODUCT LIaBILITY                                  PLaTTE COUNTY                          WINNINg aTTORNEYS                                            OPPOSINg COUNSEL
 9        million                 McCool v. Black & Veatch Corp                      Abe Shafer IV
                                                                                                                            Kirk Presley, Andrew Leroy, Wally Bley,
                                                                                                                            William McIntosh, Robert Henderson
                                                                                                                                                                                         Shelby Wilson, Craig Ledet,
                                                                                                                                                                                         Bruce Hurley
             Verdict

          $11.05                  PUBLIC NUISaNCE                                    JaCkSON COUNTY                         WINNINg aTTORNEYS                                            OPPOSINg COUNSEL
10        million                 Owens v. Contigroup Cos.                           Jay Daugherty                          Charlie Speer, Richard Middleton                             Jean Paul Bradshaw, Jon Harmon
             Verdict


Rank      amount         Result    Type of action       Caption                                                            Court           Judge                      Winning attorneys                       Opposing Counsel
11.    $10.15 million      V        Motor vehicle       Adams v. Timothy King                                              Oregon County Thomas Swindle               Ryan Bradley                            Sam Spain, Thomas Magee
                                      collision
12.     $10 million        S       Consumer fraud In re: Pre-filled Propane Tank Marketing and Sales Practice Litigation   U.S. District   Gary Fenner                Norman Siegel, Jack McInnes,            Todd Graves, Edward Greim,
                                                                                                                           Court, WDMO                                Richard Paul III, Barrett J Vahle       Jay Varon, Melinda Levitt,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Michael Naranjo, Eileen Ridley
13.      $9 million        V          Contracts         Maritz Inc. v. Federal Insurance Co.                               St. Louis       Steven Goldman             Lawrence Friedman, Matthew Dar-         William Nussbaum
                                                                                                                           County                                     rough, Megan Bauer

14.     $8.8 million       S          Business          Rizzo v. Hendrick Automotive Group Corp. Inc.                      U.S. District   John Maughmer              Ralph K. Phalen, Mitchell L. Burgess,   Randall Thompson, Robert
                                                                                                                           Court, WDMO                                Keith Lamb                              Jester, Jessica Bernard
15.      $8 million        V       Product liability    George v. Johnson Controls Inc.                                    Platte County   Abe Shafer IV              Robert L. Langdon, Adam W. Graves, Richard Wray, Tracy Ferak,
                                                                                                                                                                      Phyllis Norman                     Adam Suroff
16.     $7.8 million       S         Class action       Tekampe v. Jay Wolfe Imports                                       Jackson         Ann Mesle                  Mitchell Burgess, Keith Lamb, Ralph     Jerome Wolf, Teresa Ascencio
                                                                                                                           County                                     Phalen, John Campbell, Erich Vieth,
                                                                                                                                                                      Tim Grochocinski, David Wasinger,
                                                                                                                                                                      William Robb, Gregory Aleshire,
                                                                                                                                                                      Teresa Grantham
17.     $7.6 million       V          Contracts         Monsanto Co. v. ConocoPhillips Co.                                 St. Louis       John Kintz                 James Bennett, Gabriel Gore,            Jeffrey Parsons, John
                                                                                                                           County                                     Jennifer Kingston                       Reynolds, Ian Cooper
18.     $7.4 million       S           Legal            FDIC v. Lathrop & Gage                                             U.S. District   Frederick Buckles          Douglas P. Dowd, Paul G. Lane           Kevin O’Malley, Kevin
                                     malpractice                                                                           Court, EDMO                                                                        Hormuth, David Niemeier,
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Peter Daniel, Brent Baldwin
19.     $7.3 million       V          Contracts         Aspenleiter v. ViraCor Laboratories                                Jackson         Edith Messina              Robert Thompson, Robert Hoffman,        James Griffin, Kim Jones, Amy
                                                                                                                           County                                     Sarah Swatosh                           Fowler
20.      $7 million        a          Contracts         Integrated Sales Service Ltd. V. DMC Management Consultants Ltd.   U.S. District   Greg Kays                  Paul Herbers, Jim Glover                James Lawrence, Seema
                                                                                                                           Court, WDMO     (Arbitrator)                                                       Chawla
 V = VErdICT            S = SETTLEmENT                 B = BENCh AWArd                 A = ArBITrATION
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                                                                                      PLAINTIFF WINS IN 2010
Rank       amount        Result   Type of action     Caption                                                              Court            Judge                   Winning attorneys                     Opposing Counsel
 21.     $6.5 million      V       Employment        Holmes v. Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners                  Jackson County David Byrn                Lyle Gregory, Jeff Bruce, Brian       Diane Peters, Virginia Murray
 (tie)                                                                                                                                                             Franciskato, Daniel Hobart
 21.     $6.5 million      S      Personal injury    Owen v. Allied Systems Ltd.                                          Benton County William Corrigan           John Page, John Anderson, Nicole      Paul Rechenberg,
 (tie)                                                                                                                                  (mediator)                 Burlison, Dale Shipley                Amber Tuggle
 23.     $6.28 million     V        Negligence       Edwards v. Gerstein                                                  Cole County      Patricia Joyce          Steve Garner, Chandler Gregg, Jeff    Joel Poole, Cheryl Schuetze
                                                                                                                                                                   Mitchell, Dale Wiley
 24.     $6.27 million     V      Wrongful death Bridgeman v. Huff                                                        Ralls County     Robert Clayton II       Branson Wood III                      Joseph Brannon
 25.     $5.9 million      S      Personal injury    Confidential v. Confidential                                         Jackson County Confidential              Shawn Foster, Grant Davis             Confidential
 26.     $5.5 million      V         Contracts       The Weitz Co. v. MacKenzie House, et al.                             U.S. District    Ortrie Smith            James Scott Kreamer, Dylan Murray,    Andrew DeMarea, Heber
                                                                                                                          Court, WDMO                              Sara Dick, Heath Hawk, Michael        Gonzalez
                                                                                                                                                                   Callahan, Susan McGreevy
 27.     $5.3 million      S      Condemnation       MHTC v. M&L Frozen Foods Inc.                                        St. Louis City   Mark Neill              Robert Denlow, Paul Henry             Paul Sterrett
 28.     $4.75 million     S         Medical         Confidential v. Confidential                                         Jackson County Ron Mitchell              Aaron Smith, James Frickleton,        Confidential
                                    negligence                                                                                           (mediator)                Edward (Kip) Robertson III
 29.     $4.5 million      S      Wrongful death Confidential v. Confidential                                             Clay County      Larry Harman            Grant Davis, Thomas Jones             James Yeretsky
 30.     $4.2 million      V         Business        Halliburton v. Leidholdt                                             St. Louis        Tom DePriest Jr.        Gary Sarachan, Drey Cooley, Sheila    Joseph Jacobson
                                                                                                                          County                                   Greenbaum
 31.     $4.03 million     B         Insurance       Magnuson v. Ramage                                                   St. Louis        Gary Gaertner Jr.       Edward Roberston Jr., Grant Davis,    Lisa Wexelman, Robert Selsor
                                                                                                                          County                                   Shawn Foster
 32.      $4 million       V        Dram shop        Confidential v. Confidential                                         Jackson County Richard McLeod            David McCollum, Annette Griggs,       Paul Cowing
                                                                                                                                         (mediator)                Steven Streen
 33.     $3.18 million     V           FELA          Walsh v. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co.                    St. Louis        James Hartenbach        Roger Denton                          William Brasher
                                                                                                                          County
 34.     $3.12 million     S         Premises        Confidential v. Confidential                                         Confidential     Confidential            Christian Faiella                     Confidential
                                      liability
 35.     $3.1 million      S      Wrongful death Beth v. Confidential                                                     Greene County Robert                     Steven Harrell, Jim Frickleton,       Larry Tryl, Steve Snead
                                                                                                                                        Horn(mediator)             David Hall
 36.      $3 million       V      Wrongful death Kramer v. Koch                                                           Jackson County John Torrence             Jim Hall                              Brian Meyers
 (tie)
 36.      $3 million       S      Product liability Confidential v. Confidential                                          Confidential     Joan Burger(mediator) James Lemonds, Andrea McNairy,          Confidential
 (tie)                                                                                                                                                           Greg Roberts
 36.      $3 million       V       Motor vehicle     Smiley v. City of St. Louis                                          St. Louis City   Bryan Hettenbach        Mark McCloskey, Patricia McCloskey    Ray Flojo
 (tie)                               collision
 39.     $2.85 million     S       Motor vehicle     Herbert v. MHTC                                                      Lincoln County James Holloran, Stan- Donald Schlapprizzi, James Hullverson, Paul Sterrett
                                     collision                                                                                           ley Grimm, Brendan    Robert Ehrig, Joan Lockwood,
                                                                                                                                         Ryan (arbitrators)    John Medler, Russell Watters
 40.     $2.6 million      V        Employment       Hervey v. Mo. Dept. of Corrections                                   Jackson County J. Dale Youngs            David Lunceford, Jeff Bruce           Charles Henson
                                   discrimination
 41.     $2.58 million     V       Motor vehicle     Burkhart v. Neil                                                     Taney County     Kelly Parker            Steve Garner, Chandler Gregg          John Rahoy, Jim James,
                                     collision                                                                                                                                                           Jeremy Heslin
 42.     $2.3 million      S       Motor vehicle     Adusumilli v. Christine Miller                                       St. Louis        Maura McShane           Stephen Schultz, Joshua Myers         Victor Avellino, Daniel Wilke
                                     collision                                                                            County
 43.      $2 million       S       Motor vehicle     Confidential v. Confidential                                         Franklin         William Corrigan        William Holland, Jeffrey Singer       Confidential
 (tie)                               collision                                                                            County           (mediator)
 43.      $2 million       S       Motor vehicle     Confidential v. Confidential                                         St. Louis        Confidential            William Holland, Jeffrey Singer       Confidential
 (tie)                               collision                                                                            County
 43.      $2 million       S      Wrongful death C.H. Jr. v. M&D Freight Inc.                                             U.S. District    Catherine Perry         Matthew Padberg, Michael Cady,        Jeffrey Suess
 (tie)                                                                                                                    Court, EDMO                              Kurt Wolfgram
 43.      $2 million       V      Wrongful death Lero v. Mace                                                             Cass County      R. Michael Wagner       Stephen Bough, Kelly McCambridge      Randy Cain
 (tie)
 43.      $2 million       V      Product liability Kay v. Sunbeam Products Inc.                                          U.S. District    Nanette Laughrey        James Krispin, George McLaughlin      Stephen Moffett, Deborah
 (tie)                                                                                                                    Court, WDMO                                                                    Moeller
 43.      $2 million       S        Class action     Hooper v. Advance America Cash Advance Centers of Mo. Inc.           U.S. District    Nanette Laughrey        John Campbell, Erich Vieth            Lewis Wiener, Brendan
 (tie)                                                                                                                    Court, WDMO                                                                    Ballard, Kurt Williams
 43.      $2 million       S        Class action     Frazier v. Elco Chevrolet Inc.                                       St. Louis        Richard Sher            John Campbell, Erich Vieth,           Roman Wuller, Christopher
 (tie)                                                                                                                    County           (mediator)              David Wasinger                        Hohn
 43.      $2 million       S       Motor vehicle     Hoard v. Nate Apple Concrete Inc.                                    Cass County      R. Michael Wagner       Michael Yonke, Hans van Zanten        Lesley Renfro Wilson
 (tie)                               collision
 51.     $1.97 million     V        Negligence       Berner v. Granite Construction Co.                                   St. Louis        Maura McShane           James Godfrey                         Jerry Wilding
                                                                                                                          County
 52.     $1.8 million      V      Eminent domain City of Maryland Heights v. Heitz                                        St. Louis        Barbara Wallace         Gerard Carmody, Kelley Farrell        Tracy Gilroy, Katherine Moore,
                                                                                                                          County                                                                         Adam Pranschke
 53.     $1.71 million     V         Property        Norfolk Southern Railway Co. v. Crown Power & Equipment Co.          Sullivan         Gary Ravens             Rich McLeod, Jeff Heinrichs           Larry Tyrl, Dustin DeVaughan
                                     damage                                                                               County
 54.     $1.7 million      S         Premises        Confidential v. Confidential                                         St. Louis        Michael Calvin          Donald Schlapprizzi, Linda Powers     Confidential
                                      liability                                                                           County           (mediator)
 55.     $1.59 million     B         Business        Regions Bank fka Union Planters Bank, N.A. v. Healthstyle Products   St. Louis        Richard Bresnahan       Michael Daming, David Wasinger        Mark Goodman, Drey Cooley
                                                     International Inc.                                                   County
 56.     $1.5 million      V         Business        Penn v. Bayer CropScience                                            U.S. District    Catherine Perry         Don Downing, Gretchen Garrison,       Mark Ferguson, Glenn
 (tie)                                                                                                                    Court, EDMO                              Scott Powell, Bill Chaney             Summers, John Hughes
 56.     $1.5 million      S      Personal injury    Confidential v. St. Louis Pre-Sort                                   St. Louis City   Angela                  James Lemonds, Andrea McNairy,        Thomas Buckley
 (tie)                                                                                                                                     Turner-Quiqless         Greg Roberts
 56.     $1.5 million      S         Contracts       Wright v. Country Club of St. Albans                                 St. Louis        Barbara Wallace         Steven Hamburg, J. Patrick Chassaing Russell Watters
 (tie)                                                                                                                    County
 56.     $1.5 million      S        Negligence       Kramer v. L.F. Crupp Construction Co.                                St. Charles      Jon Cunningham          James O’Leary Jr., James Corrigan     John Schultz, Jason Moore
 (tie)                                                                                                                    County
 56.     $1.5 million      V        Negligence       Fountain v. Levering Regional Healthcare Center LLC                  Marion County Michael Wilson             Shelly Dreyer, Michelle Boehm         Robert Craddick
 (tie)                                                                                                                                                             O’Neal, Katrina Richards
 61.     $1.4 million      V         Medical         Shaw v. Weed                                                         Clay County      Larry Harman            Tim McDuffey, Kirk Presley            Paul Cowing
                                    malpractice
 62.     $1.33 million     V          MMPA           Overbey v. Chad Franklin National Auto Sales North                   Clay County      Anthony Gabbert         Douglass Noland, Thomas Mendel        Kevin Case
 63.     $1.3 million      S       Motor vehicle     Confidential v. Confidential                                         Confidential     None                    Robert Pedroli Jr.                    Scott Harper, Daniel Wilke
                                     collision
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                                                                                  PLAINTIFF WINS IN 2010
Rank      amount        Result   Type of action    Caption                                                                Court            Judge               Winning attorneys                   Opposing Counsel
64.     $1.27 million     V          Sexual        Schaar v. State of Missouri                                            Lincoln County Dan Dildine           Jerome Dobson,                      Christopher Quinn
                                   harassment                                                                                                                  Michelle Dye Neumann
65.     $1.24 million     V        Negligence      Erbe Inc. v. Metrotech Food Equipment Service Inc.                     St. Charles      Lucy Rauch          Bradley Hansmann, John Cooney       Jim Gottschalk
                                                                                                                          County
66.     $1.2 million      S        Negligence      Loudermilk v. Northtowne Hyundai Inc.                                  Clay County      Anthony Gabbert     James Montee, Russell Purvis        Kevin Case, Joseph Welsh,
(tie)                                                                                                                                                                                              Randi Helms, Barry Somlyo,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Vincent O’Flaherty,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Trent Church
66.     $1.2 million      B      Personal injury   Kingman v. Dillard’s Inc.                                              U.S. District    Howard Sachs        Robert Kingsland, Jason Osteen      Staci Schorgl, James Maloney,
(tie)                                                                                                                     Court, WDMO                                                              Lynn McCreary
68.     $1.17 million     S         Contracts      Brooke Drywall of Columbia v. Building Construction Enterprises Inc.   Jackson County David Byrn            Danne Webb                          Scott Long, Burke Robinson,
(tie)                                                                                                                                                                                              Lawrence Grebel,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Patrick Mickey
68.     $1.17 million     V         Business       D.D. Beal Investments LLC v. Mid-Missouri Bank                         Jackson County Peggy McGraw          Thomas Larson, Scott Wissel         Jere Sellers, Brian Williams
(tie)
70.     $1.15 million     S       Motor vehicle    Leach v. Bernat                                                        St. Charles      Ellsworth Cundiff   Ryan Cox                            Denis Burns
                                    collision                                                                             County           (mediator)
71.     $1.1 million      B        Negligence      CJL v. Walker                                                          U.S. District    Gary Fenner         Peggy Wilson                        Andre Walker (pro se)
                                                                                                                          Court, WDMO
72.     $1.01 million     V      Eminent domain LCRA of St. Louis v. Dennis                                               St. Louis City   Julian Bush         C. John Pleban, Lynette Petruska    Lynn Brackman
73.      $1 million       S        Negligence      Washington v. Confidential                                             Cole County      Confidential        Mark Ludwig, Rudy Veit              Edward Meyer
(tie)
73.      $1 million       V       Motor vehicle    Evans v. First Fleet                                                   McDonald         Timothy Perigo      Edward Hershewe, Alison Hershewe, Hal Meltzer
(tie)                               collision                                                                             County                               Patrick Martucci
73.      $1 million       B         Insurance      Lero v. State Farm                                                     Cass County      R. Michael Wagner   Stephen Bough, Kelly McCambridge,   James Sanders, Allison Confer
(tie)                                                                                                                                                          Blake Heath
73.      $1 million       S      Wrongful death Wiest v. Union Pacific                                                    St. Louis City   Michael Mullen      David Damick, Jeff Bauer,           Mark Kurz, Dick Boyle,
(tie)                                                                                                                                                          Steve Garner                        Mark Landman
73.      $1 million       S      Environmental     State of Missouri, ex rel. v. Premium Standard Farms Inc.              Jackson County Robert Schieber       Chris Koster, Joseph Dandurand,     Jean Bradshaw II, Rachel
(tie)                                                                                                                                                          Jack McManus                        Stephens
73.      $1 million       S      Personal injury   Confidential v. Confidential                                           Jefferson        Confidential        J. Brad Wilmoth                     Confidential
(tie)                                                                                                                     County
73.      $1 million       S       Motor vehicle    Carlstrom v. Laminger                                                  Camden           None                Tim McDuffey                        John Garrabrant, Dan Birdsong
(tie)                               collision                                                                             County
73.      $1 million       V      Personal injury   Harlan v. APAC-MO Inc.                                                 Lafayette        Dennis Rolf         William Carr, Bryan White           Anthony Gosserand,
(tie)                                                                                                                     County                                                                   James Slone

				
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