MEEHAN LAWFIRM WINS SETTLEMENT FOR PARENTS OF INFANT KILLED BY BABYSITTER

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Lawsuits, Wrongful Death | 0 comments

MEEHAN LAWFIRM WINS SETTLEMENT FOR PARENTS OF INFANT KILLED BY BABYSITTER

The Meehan Law Firm successfully obtained by a substantial settlement for a Southeast Missouri couple who lost their infant child due to the negligence of a home day care provider. Terms of the settlement were confidential.   The claim underscored the ricks parents encounter when they use unlicensed home day care providers. In this case, the couple’s eight-month-old infant was left unattended for over three hours in a portable playpen while the day care provider attended to care for twelve other children in...

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What to Do If Your Case is Rejected

Posted by on Oct 20, 2013 in Criminal Defense, Lawsuits, Legal Malpractice, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Wrongful Death | 0 comments

WHAT TO DO IF THE TV LAW FIRM REJECTS YOUR CASE You know those law firms, the ones that advertise on TV every morning – the ones that brag about their toughness, their winning record, and all their success. What happens if you call their number and they tell you that they are not interested in your case? This is usually because your case is difficult and they are not interested in cases that have to go to court. These TV law firms are looking for simple cases that they can quickly settle. The Meehan Law...

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Four Key Steps to Proving Medical Malpractice

Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 in Lawsuits, Wrongful Death | 0 comments

Four Key Steps to Proving Medical Malpractice

St. Louis is a state and regional hub for healthcare, with many well-known and nationally ranked hospitals.  As the home of two medical schools, Washington University and St. Louis University, the area also attracts patients from other continents for life-saving treatments.  All of this inspires confidence when we seek medical care. Sadly, things can still go wrong when people seek treatment.  Two cases earlier this year show the range and complexity of medical malpractice suits.  In the first, a neurosurgeon was...

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If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013 in Lawsuits, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death | 0 comments

If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is frightening not only for victims but also for their families.  What could be more wrenching than suspecting your loved one is being abused or neglected in a nursing home facility – or even at home – and not know what to do? If you are in this situation, here are the first steps to getting help. Call Missouri’s Elder Abuse and Neglect Hotline at 800-392-0210.  This service of the state Department of Health and Senior Services responds to reports of abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation of...

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Meehan Law Firm Wins Settlement in Infant Death

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 in Wrongful Death | Comments Off

The Meehan Law Firm’s recent settlement in an infant death case demonstrates the need for in-home child care providers to carry business insurance. While in the care of an in-home child care provider, the child was placed near a pillow and suffocated. Unfortunately, the child care provider involved violated child care regulations by having too many children in the home, and the child care was not licensed. The child care provider was found negligent and ordered to pay $100,000. The settlement was paid by...

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August Busch IV Settlement with Family of Dead Mother Spotlights Wrongful Death Case

Posted by on May 1, 2011 in Wrongful Death | 0 comments

August Busch IV Settlement with Family of Dead Mother Spotlights Wrongful Death Case

The recent announced settlement by beer baron August Busch IV, where he agreed to pay the surviving son of his late girlfriend Adrienne Martin, spotlights the Missouri remedy of wrongful death.  The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported in its April 20, 2011 edition that attorneys for August A. Busch, former chief executive of Anheuser-Busch Company, had agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit involving the accidental drug overdose of his late girlfriend, Adrienne Martin. Adrienne Martin was...

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