$750,000 Verdict

Wilkins Schneller Law recently obtained a $750,000 award for a client who sustained a severe back injury as a result of being struck by an Illinois Department of Corrections vehicle. This case was tried in the Illinois Court of Claims against the State of Illinois and is believed to be one of the largest personal injury awards ever obtained against the State of Illinois. For more information, please contact us at info@midwesttriallawyers.com. 

$35 Million Jones Act Judgment

Wilkins Schneller Law and the Finney Law Offices have obtained a $35 million Jones Act Judgment for a barge worker catastrophically injured while working on a bridge demolition project on the Ohio River. This judgment is believed to be the largest ever for a maritime injury case in Missouri.

Wilkins Schneller Law frequently accepts referrals and co-counsel arrangements from attorneys throughout the Midwest on Jones Act, Maritime, FELA, and other complex personal injury cases. We welcome any opportunities to help injured victims get the compensation and justice they deserve.

Gerry Schneller named Top 100 Trial Lawyer

Founding partner Gerry Schneller recently received the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Gerry's primary areas of practice include: maritime/Jones Act; FELA; trucking, automobile and motorcycle accidents; wrongful death and catastrophic injury; and product liability. Membership in the National Trial Lawyers "Top 100" is based on an attorney's superior qualifications, leadership skills, and outstanding trial results. This award is given "solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state."