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G. Keith Phoenix and Tim O’Leary Granted Summary Judgment

Sandberg Phoenix attorneys G. Keith Phoenix and Tim O’Leary were granted summary judgment in a vexatious refusal to pay lawsuit filed in the United Stated District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. The plaintiff was an over-the-road truck driver who had a stroke while delivering a load. Plaintiff’s stroke was generally caused by smoking…

Sandberg Phoenix Attorneys Obtain Defense Verdict in Tragic Wrongful Death Case

On November 9, 2011, Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. attorneys, Stephen M. Strum and David Z. Hoffman, obtained a defense verdict before Judge Robert Koffman in Pettis County, Missouri. The jury trial lasted eight days and involved the crushing death of a 56 year-old over-the-road truck driver. Immediately before his death, the decedent was…

Illinois Chamber of Commerce’s Newest Publication Helps Illinois Businesses Address ADA, FMLA, Military and Other Statutory Leave Rights

In collaboration with the Employment Team at the law firm Sandberg Phoenix and von Gontard P.C., the Illinois Chamber of Commerce has just released its newest addition to their HR Compliance library. FMLA, ADA, Military and Other Leave Issues is designed to provide Illinois businesses with a thorough, yet practical guide to the most common…

Timothy Sansone Appointed as New Shareholder

Sandberg Phoenix recently appointed Timothy C. Sansone as a shareholder of the firm. Tim joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2002 and is a member of the Business Litigation and Products Liability Practice Groups. He focuses on complex litigation involving product liability claims, business disputes, appellate practice, and class actions, in addition to serving as coverage counsel….

Sandberg Phoenix Welcomes P. Douglas Whitlock as New Associate

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. welcomes P. Douglas Whitlock to the firm as a new associate. Prior to joining the firm, Doug was a shareholder at a full-service firm in New Hampshire where he focused his practice in business law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, entity formation, buy-sell arrangements, joint ventures, leasing, licenses, general…

Sandberg Phoenix Announces Its “Super Lawyers” for 2011

Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. is proud to announce that the following attorneys have been named by the Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers publication as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2011. Super Lawyers Jonathan T. Barton – Personal Injury Defense: Products Kenneth W. Bean – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice Michael W. Forster…

G. Keith Phoenix and Kenneth W. Bean Chosen as “Lawyers of the Year” for Second Consecutive Year

G. Keith Phoenix and Kenneth W. Bean of Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. were once again named “Lawyers of the Year” in the St. Louis Metropolitan area by Best Lawyers®. Unlike the Best Lawyers in America listing, only one lawyer from each specialty within each community is honored with the “Lawyer of the Year”…

U.S News – Best Lawyers Ranks Sandberg Phoenix Among Best Law Firms

U.S. News & World Report announced that Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. received St. Louis metropolitan rankings on the 2011-2012 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list. The firm was recognized in the following areas: Tier 1 Commercial Litigation Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Product Liability Litigation…

Two New Associates Join Sandberg Phoenix

Lawrence Hall received his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law in 2011. During his third year of law school he served as Chair of the Board of Advocates and Associate Editor of the Missouri Law Review. Larry earned his Bachelor of Science in Justice Systems, magna cum laude,…

Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Five Sandberg Phoenix Attorneys

Five attorneys from Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Sandberg Phoenix attorneys have consistently been named to Best Lawyers since 1999. For the current edition, the following attorneys were selected: Kenneth W. Bean…

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