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  • Seven Attorneys of The Simon Law Firm, P.C. Named to 2018 Best Lawyers® List

    We at The Simon Law Firm, P.C. are thrilled to announce seven of our attorneys have been named to the 2018 Best Lawyers® List. This incredible accomplishment marks just how dedicated our firm is to excellence, and an achievement of this magnitude only further cements our level of prestige in the legal community. Our legal team is honored to join the ranks of the countless lawyers who have been ...
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  • Maldonado v. Regal Riverfront Hotel

    Overview: A boxer was awarded $42 million by a jury for brain damage due to a hotel's failure to have an ambulance at a boxing match. He was eventually diagnosed with severe brain damage. Attorneys: John G. Simon
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  • Matt Love v. API

    Overview: Matt Love was hunting with a tree stand and safety belt in Jefferson County, Missouri. He was harnessed to the tree with a tree stand safety belt. While he hunted, this safety belt was the only thing that connected him to the tree. While using the belt, Mr. Love fell more than 25 feet. He suffered fractured vertebrae, resulting in paralysis . Mr. Love's life care plan indicated projected ...
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  • Moton v. Anesthesia Partners, Ltd.

    Overview: Robert Moton, Sr. died after undergoing an unsuccessful elective thoracotomy to remove a benign tumor from his right lung, leading to a malpractice suit by his family. Moton's oxygen levels had dropped dramatically and he went into cardiac arrest. His family settled their St. Louis City medical malpractice suit with the anesthesiologist's practice for $400,000 after six trial days. The ...
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  • Congratulations John G. Simon for being inducted into the Inner Circle of Advocates

    Congratulations John for being inducted into The Inner Circle of Advocates . The Inner Circle of Advocates is by invitation and based on criteria that include an applicant's performance and success in the courtroom. The Inner Circle carefully evaluates experience, reputation, judicial references, and peer evaluations to identify the best 100 trial lawyers in the country. Typically, applicants are ...
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  • 4 lawyers from The Simon Law Firm, P.C. are listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015

    Congratulations on being selected by your peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®! John G. Simon has been named Best Lawyers® 2015 Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year" in St. Louis. Also selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 in the field of Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs. Anthony G. Simon was named Best Lawyers® ...
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  • Congratulations John G. Simon on being named Best Lawyers® 2015 Product Liability Litigation

    John G. Simon has been named Best Lawyers® 2015 Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year" in St. Louis. He was also selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 in the field of Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs. Congratulations John!
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  • Andrew Beavers v. Paradise Valley Residents Association

    Overview: $2.5 million settlement for a 16-year old boy who was paralyzed from the chest down after an automobile accident on an improperly maintained road (no guardrail at a sharp curve). There had been seven prior accidents at the site. Attorneys: John G. Simon
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  • Donald Edwards, et al. v. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

    Overview: $2.3 Million settlement for a worker in a products liability suit. A liquid oxygen cylinder fell over and exploded. Attorneys: John G. Simon
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  • Inverizon International, Inc. v. Verizon Communications, Inc.

    Overview: Confidential Settlement of trademark infringement case where the defendant was accused of "reverse confusion." The owner of a consulting company had sued Verizon Communications for trademark infringement, claiming that the use of that name confused his customers. Attorneys: John G. Simon
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  • Jason Frede and Alicia Frede v. Ford Motor Company et al.

    Overview: Plaintiffs alleged serious injuries resulting from multiple design features of the Ford Explorer. In addition to the rollover issues often associated with the Explorer, this case involved a claim for Ford's defective design of the vehicle's door latch system. As the vehicle rolled over on the highway, both doors flew open, causing the occupants to be thrown about, held in the car only by ...
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  • McCarthy v. Cessna Aircraft Co.

    Overview: This case was brought on behalf of the family of a student pilot who was killed in a crash. The suit, which was based on products liability, was settled for a confidential amount. Allan McCarthy was flying a 1977 Cessna single engine aircraft at the time. The family claimed lost wages of between $750,000 and $1M. Attorneys: John G. Simon
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  • McGrath v. Barnes-Jewish Hospital

    Overview: $2 million jury verdict for the family of Robert McGrath, a diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic. McGrath stabbed his father to death and wounded his mother with a kitchen knife immediately after his release by the hospital that had been treating him. Attorneys: John G. Simon
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  • Rodin Hernandez v. Penta Engineering Corporation

    Overview: $1.5 Million Settlement of a products liability suit. A worker was injured when a dust collection system suspended 25 feet above the floor collapsed and struck him. Attorneys: John G. Simon
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  • William Craig Prott v St. John's Mercy Health System, et al.

    Overview: A patient who suffered brain damage during heart bypass surgery settles suit for a confidential amount against the hospital and the perfusionist monitoring his red blood cell level during the operation. His Red blood cell level had fallen below minimum set out in hospital protocol for an extended period. Attorneys: John G. Simon
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  • Christina Bova v. Union Pacific Railroad Company, et al.

    Overview: Christina Bova was riding as a passenger in a car that was hit by train at hazardous crossing settles suit. Her resulting brain injury caused her to be permanently disabled. As a result of her injuries, Bova, a high school graduate who had taken college courses, was unable to return to her job as a clerk for MSD. She is legally blind, can no longer walk without assistance, read, tell ...
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  • Michael Lebrun v. Mine Safety Appliances Co.

    Overview: $6.5 million settlement of a product liability suit. The plaintiff was a fire fighter who suffered brain damage when the oxygen alarm on his oxygen tank malfunctioned while he fought a fire in a high-rise retirement center. This suit resulted in a national recall of the product. Attorneys: John G. Simon
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  • John Simon will be speaking at the BAMSL Bench, Bar & Professional Development Conference

    John Simon, of The Simon Law Firm, P.C., will be speaking May 30th at the BAMSL (Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis) Bench, Bar & Professional Development Conference. This will take place at Camden on the Lake Resort, Spa & Yacht Club, in Lake Ozark, Missouri, at 11:00 a.m. John will be speaking on "Trial Masters Series – Closing Arguments".
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  • John Simon spoke yesterday at the ABA (American Bar Association) Law Firm Marketing Strategies Conference 2014

    John Simon, of The Simon Law Firm, P.C., spoke yesterday at the ABA (American Bar Association) Law Firm Marketing Strategies Conference 2014. This took place at the Chase Park Plaza, in St. Louis Missouri, at 4:15 p.m. John was on a panel of speakers and they talked about “Marketing thru Referrals”.
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  • John G. Simon has been appointed to the St. Louis Bar Foundation Board of Directors

    John G. Simon has been appointed to the St. Louis Bar Foundation Board of Directors. Mr. Simon has been involved with the Bar Association and Foundation for many years. He is the Managing Partner of The Simon Law Firm, P.C. a boutique plaintiff's firm in St. Louis Missouri, which he formed in 2000. John focuses his law practice in the areas of personal injury and product liability .
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  • Semi Truck Drivers are required to keep a drivers log when they operate their vehicle at all times

    Semi Truck Drivers are required to keep a drivers log when they operate their vehicle at all times. Some drivers have been known to have multiple logs or destroy logs so they can drive further to make more money. These logs are created to make sure they have the proper amount of rest when operating their vehicle. When the driver loses control of these several thousand pound vehicles, very serious ...
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  • Jane Doe v. Pharmaceutical Company

    Overview: Suit was filed in St. Louis Circuit Court alleging that the company failed to follow federal regulations pertaining to handling hazardous chemicals in the lab and that the company had failed to warn the mother of the dangers associated with exposure to phenylacetic acid. The petition alleged that the company negligently exposed a pregnant mother to phenylacetic acid vapors generated when ...
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  • John Doe v. Missouri Highways & Transportation Commission (MoDOT)

    Overview: A $926,378 settlement has been reached over a woman's death and the injuries sustained by her two children when the vehicle the woman was driving veered off Interstate 55 in St. Louis and plunged over a 76 foot cliff. At the time of the accident, no barriers or guardrails were present at the site, even though at least one similar accident had occurred there previously. Strategy: ...
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  • Brown v. Laclede Gas Co., Inc.

    Overview: A gas utility company paid $8 Million to settle this wrongful death case filed on behalf of the family of Louis Brown, who was killed in a natural gas explosion at his home. Attorneys: John G. Simon
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  • Commercial Trucking Accidents due to Improper Equipment Check

    Did you know that the Commercial Truck Driver is responsible for making sure his mechanical equipment (brakes, tires, suspension, steering, etc...) is in proper working order and his vehicle is safe to operate? They have to go through a checklist of all operating equipment and making sure it is in proper working guidelines before they can drive the vehicle. Failure to do this can lead into serious ...
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