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Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Steven B. Garner as the “Springfield, MO Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigator of the Year” for 2011.
After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 17th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2011) is based on more than 3.1 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.
The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in our surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers, says, “We continue to believe – as we have believed for more than 25 years – that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession. We would like to congratulate Steven B. Garner on being selected as the ‘Springfield, MO Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigator of the Year’ for 2011.”
With warm regards,
A 30-year-old Missouri man was swept a mile and a half down a sewage tunnel after a pump station released a rush of water and sewer.
The man was found grasping a man hole cover underneath a golf course and yelling for help after swallowing raw sewage during the incident. The man was transported to the hospital where he was treated for hypothermia and respiratory failure.
Officials from the city’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the accident, but have said that their report will not be finished for a few weeks.
A man from Poplar Buff was injured after he was involved in a motorcycle accident on Saturday that caused him to be thrown from the vehicle.
According to the Missouri State Patrol, the accident occurred on Route D when the man was heading northbound and he lost control of the bicycle causing it to run off of the side of the road.
The vehicle then continued on until it struck a driveway that caused it to go airborne. The man was transported to Poplar Buff Medical Center to be treated for his serious injuries.
Motorcycle accidents can cause serious injury to all involved, our thoughts are with the freinds and family of the victim.
A car accident that occurred in Missouri earlier this week has claimed the life of another person, A 25-year-old woman passed away in a Springfield hospital from injuries sustained in the accident.
According to Missouri State Patrol, the woman and two other people were riding in a vehicle when they driver failed to stop at a stop sign and they crashed into a rock embankment on the side of the road.
The 25-year-old male that was driving the car was airlifted to the hospital after the crash. Reports show that none of the three passengers were wearing seat belts when the accident occurred and two of them have succumbed to injuries sustained.
Car accidents can happen when least expected and change the lives of many people, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victims.