In the News

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May, 2018

Greg Zitko successfully handled a right of sepulcher action for the daughter of a veteran desiring to be interred in Arlington National Cemetery.  

July, 2017

David Dimmitt successfully defends against Plaintiff’s motion to remand case back to state court in Perrin v. Dillard’s, Inc. in a case where the Plaintiff alleges she slipped in vomit at Dillard’s store in St. Clair Square in 2013. The District Court agreed with Dillard’s that the Plaintiff deliberately failed to disclose an amount in controversy in excess of the $75,000 requirement for federal diversity jurisdiction.  The Madison County Record, July, 18, 2017

June, 2014

Richard Witzel and David Dimmitt obtained a $3,000,0000 verdict in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri for the family of a man killed in an automobile incident on the bridge spanning the Mississippi River outside of Louisiana, MO.  St. Louis Post Dispatch, 6.24.14

January, 2014

A Madison County, Illinois jury awarded $925,000  to a minor and his parents in a case tried by Richard C. Witzel and David A. Dimmitt.  The boy, 14 at the time, struck a steel beam projecting over a sidewalk, causing substantial facial injuries.  The Madison County Record, January 16, 2014