$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."



Gerry Schneller invited to speak at Annual Maritime Law Seminar

Founding partner Gerry Schneller has been invited by the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL) to speak at its 2014 Maritime Law Seminar. This annual event brings together maritime attorneys (plaintiff and defense), inland river operators, general practitioners, claims adjusters, and insurance brokers from up and down the inland waterways to discuss updates on legal issues from some of the most knowledgeable experts in the region.