Recent Representative Cases

Fatal Shooting By a Police Officer

Parents of a teenager received 1.1 Million Dollars in a settlement following the fatal shooting by a police officer. The Plaintiffs alleged that the Defendant used excessive force and failed to observe numerous safety requirements required of a police officer pursuant to a traffic stop.

Total Settlements in Drug Litigation Reach Several Million Dollars

Cash settlements have reached several million dollars for victims of dangerous drugs manufactured by a multi-national drug company. Plaintiffs alleged that the Defendant knew the drugs were defective and could cause thrombotic events, such as pulmonary embolisms (P.E.) deep vein thrombosis (DVT), strokes and other serious injuries.

2010 Currently Pending:

  • Yaz Counsel: MDL currently pending in The Southern District of Illinois
  • Neurontin Putative Class Counsel against Pfizer (Class Certification)

2010

  • Truck Driver Struck by Commercial Truck Settles Claim for 1.5 Million Dollars. — The firm represented a truck driver who was pinned against his truck resulting in severe injuries. The claim made by the Plaintiff was that there was failure to properly equip the truck with safety equipment and failure to properly train and supervise the driver of the vehicle which pinned him. Without admitting liability the Defendant agreed to settle the case for 1.5 Million Dollars.

2010 Federal District Court:

2010 St. Louis County Circuit Court:

2008 Federal Dis­trict Court:

  • Section 1983 Wrongful death suit against Sheriffs Department and Lincoln County – 1.2 Million

2008

  • Automobile Collision
  • Policy Limits Settlement
  • Elder Retired Plaintiff with a history of back surgery and problems

2008 Auto Accident:

Teenage girls were driving in a rural area when the driver suddenly veered the car. The passengers were ejected from the vehicle. Our client suffered lacerations and a concussion. The case was ultimately settled for $250,000.00.

2008 Boating Accident:

The Roberts Law Firm represented clients in the United States District Court in the Western District of Missouri for injuries received as a result of a boating collision. There were also wrongful death claims filed on behalf of other passengers not represented by the firm. Despite the number of claims filed against the insurance company’s accident liability policy limits the two client’s represented by The Roberts Law Firm were successful in settling with the Defendants for a total award of $175,000.00. As part of that litigation the firm was successful in negotiating substantial discounts in outstanding medical liens and health insurance subrogation claims on behalf of their clients resulting in a net increase in the monetary award to the clients.

2007 Class Action Settlement:

Chemical Leak leads to 19 Million dollar Settlement (the 6th Largest Settlement in Missouri for 2007).

MDL Settlements: Vioxx, Vytorin, Nuva Ring, and Various other

Drug cases.

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