Insurance Defense Counsel for Personal Injury

The personal injury defense attorneys at Herzog Crebs LLP have defended personal injury, wrongful death and property damage claims for decades. Successful resolution of these claims often begins long before a lawsuit is filed. We provide strategies for minimizing potential liability as well as negotiating and coordinating insurance coverage issues. Our lawyers are mindful of the costs of litigation and strive to provide cost-efficient and effective strategies that maximize all available defenses.

Our attorneys have successfully defended and have tried numerous cases to verdict in state and federal courts throughout Illinois and Missouri. We have extensive experience handling cases in some of the busiest litigation dockets in the area, including those in Madison, McLean and St. Clair counties in Illinois and the circuit courts of the city and county of St. Louis, Missouri. We are ready to advise and counsel you, your company and your insurers at every point in the process.

Our defense of personal injury, wrongful death and property damage claims has included the following matters:

  • Catastrophic trucking accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Fraud/misrepresentation
  • General negligence claims
  • Liable and slander/loss of business expectations
  • Medical malpractice
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Pharmaceutical/drug litigation
  • Product liability
  • Slip-and-fall/premises liability
  • Third-party employer claims
  • Toxic torts (asbestos, benzene and manganese)

Herzog Crebs LLP attorneys have an extensive range of interests and perspectives, permitting them to handle complex multiparty lawsuits. At the same time, due to our size, we are able to provide our clients with personal attention and detailed service at cost-competitive rates. We recognize that each situation is unique, so we apply our broad range of practical experience to develop creative and unique resolutions to the legal situations faced by businesses and corporations of all sizes, while seeking to lessen the impact on ongoing operations.

If you have questions regarding defense litigation or any of our practice areas, we invite you to schedule a consultation with an attorney at Herzog Crebs LLP. Contact our firm to discuss your legal matter in greater detail.

Our attorneys practicing in personal injury:

M. Ann Hatch, Gene J. Brockland, Michael A. Vitale, Don W. Ward, Gary L. Smith, James D. Maschhoff, Tracy Beckham Phipps, Jacqueline F. Redmond, John G. Beseau, Brian M. Wacker, Caleb D. Hawkins, Joseph A. Hargraves Jr., Michael F. Lecinski, Justin A. Welply