$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. 

Wilkins Schneller Law named Maritime Law Firm of the Year

Wilkins Schneller Law has been recognized as the Maritime Law Firm of the Year in Missouri, according to the Global Law Experts 2015 Practice Awards. These annual awards recognize excellence, innovation, and performance in a particular practice area and serve as a guide to attorneys throughout the world recommending the best firms in over 100 countries and 35 practice areas.

The firm’s maritime practice involves litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country involving serious injuries and deaths arising from the nation’s navigable waterways. Wilkins Schneller Law regularly receives referrals from other leading personal injury law firms who recognize the firm’s unique experience in maritime law.

The attorneys at Wilkins Schneller Law are available to meet with those injured on the nation’s waterways as well as attorneys seeking to affiliate with experienced maritime counsel. For more information: info@midwesttriallawyers or 314-588-8000.

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."