Meehan Law Firm Appointed Trustee Over Files of Disbarred Lawyer Jonathan McKee

Posted by on Oct 30, 2011 in Lawsuits, Legal Malpractice | Comments Off

Meehan Law Firm Appointed Trustee Over Files of Disbarred Lawyer Jonathan McKee

On October 21, 2011, the St. Louis County Circuit Court appointed William K. Meehan and the Meehan Law Firm as Trustees over the files of the previously-disbarred attorney, Missouri disbarred attorney Jonathan McKee.  The action was prompted by numerous reports that Mr. McKee had not turned over client files to his former clients, nor had he notified them of his disbarment in violation of the Missouri Supreme Court Rules. The Meehan Law Firm was instrumental in bringing this matter to the attention of the Office...

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Legal Malpractice: What To Do if Your Case Was Mishandled

Posted by on Oct 18, 2011 in Legal Malpractice | Comments Off

Legal Malpractice: What To Do if Your Case Was Mishandled

When you lose a lawsuit, you may find yourself unsatisfied with the legal services rendered. How do you know if you have a case for legal malpractice? Read on for some guidelines in handling a mismanaged case. Lost Lawsuit: Is My Lawyer at Fault? In order to be at fault for lost cases, lawyers must be guilty of legal malpractice – a failure to provide competent and professional legal service that resulted in damage to you, the client. Negligence is the most common form of malpractice. Lawyers have a duty to...

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Are You a Victim of Mold Damage?: St. Louis Couple Wins Mold Damage Verdict

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 in Lawsuits | Comments Off

Are You a Victim of Mold Damage?: St. Louis Couple Wins Mold Damage Verdict

On September 2, 2011, a St. Louis City Circuit Court jury awarded a St. Louis couple Seven Hundred Eighty-Six Thousand Dollars ($786,000.00) in actual and punitive damages for an improperly installed air conditioning unit that led to the development of mold.  Their claim had been denied by the insurance company. Kevin and Wendy Marquitz built a new house in the Franz Park neighborhood in 2008.  After noticing small dots of mold near an air conditioning vent, they began an investigation.  The HVAC contractor was...

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Personal Injury: Slip and Fall Accidents

Posted by on Oct 10, 2011 in Personal Injury | Comments Off

Personal Injury: Slip and Fall Accidents

Each year, thousands of people are injured in slip and fall accidents. When personal injury occurs on another person’s property, the owner of the property may be at fault and therefore liable for damages. Though laws vary state to state in terms of the responsibilities and duties of property owners, a suit must be filed in order for insurance companies to pay out. If you think your injury was caused by a negligent property owner, occupant or employee, there are several things to consider before filing a lawsuit....

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