Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. News

SANDBERG PHOENIX & VON GONTARD PC: The Benefits of Limitation of Liability Clauses

By Press release submission | Sep 13, 2018

Limitation of liability clauses are not favored in the eyes of the law, but they are often upheld by the courts.

SANDBERG PHOENIX & VON GONTARD PC: Don’t Let a Subpoena Take You by Surprise

By Press release submission | Jul 15, 2018

This article will discuss how a professional, especially an accountant, should respond when receiving a subpoena to produce documents and/or appear for a deposition.

Madison County, Recorder deny firing former employee for reporting alleged illegal activity, calling the claims 'frivolous'

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Oct 19, 2017

Madison County and Recorder of Deeds Amy Meyer denied liability and called the claims frivolous in a former employee’s lawsuit alleging discrimination.

Fifth District affirms $785K whistleblower verdict in alleged EPA violations case

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 31, 2017

The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed a Madison County jury’s verdict and Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth’s handling of a truck driver’s whistleblower suit alleging he was terminated after reporting his employer for allegedly inappropriately dumping toxic substances.

Tax buyers seek summary judgment in St. Clair County bid-rigging suit; Residents file individual oppositions

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 24, 2017

St. Clair County residents alleging several tax buyers participated in a bid-rigging conspiracy filed oppositions to the defendants’ motions for summary judgment.

Hospital denies liability in suit alleging newborn suffered brain damage from HSV

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Apr 11, 2017

A Maryville hospital denies liability in a mother’s suit alleging the hospital failed to provide HSV treatment for her newborn.

Dental system manufacturer denies liability in dentist’s suit

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 20, 2016

The manufacturer of a system used to make dental products denies liability in a dentist’s lawsuit alleging dental crowns failed to perform properly.

Attorney Symank chosen unanimously as shareholder at Sandberg Phoenix

By Dawn Geske | Nov 14, 2016

ALTON – The law firm Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. has named Associate Narcisa P. Symank to shareholder in a recent vote by its partnership.

Madison County denies liability in suit alleging damages from storm water runoff

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Oct 11, 2016

Madison County alleges a property owner’s damages were caused by her own conduct and misuse of her property in a suit alleging property damage from storm water runoff.

Sandberg Phoenix elects new managing partner

By Joe Dyton | Oct 11, 2016

ST. LOUIS – Law firm Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C. recently announced it elected St. Louis equity shareholder Bhavik Patel, 38, to succeed John Sandberg as its new managing partner. Patel’s term will begin on Nov. 1.

Belleville hospital, doctor deny duty to identify minor as abused or neglected child

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 10, 2016

Protestant Memorial Medical Center and one of its physicians seek to dismiss a father’s lawsuit alleging the doctor failed to recognize that his daughter had been abused or neglected.

Sandberg Phoenix bolsters medical practice with hiring of two new attorneys

By Kyle Perrotti | Sep 9, 2016

ST. LOUIS – Sandberg Phoenix is bolstering its health law practice with the hiring of two experienced attorneys, Cassie Lewandowski and Untress Quinn.

Wexford Health Sources seeks to transfer malpractice case to Montgomery County

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 6, 2016

Wexford Health Sources seeks to transfer a man’s wrongful death suit alleging a woman died as a result of an allergic reaction.

Best Lawyers recognizes 23 Sandberg Phoenix attorneys

By Dawn Geske | Aug 30, 2016

A total of 23 lawyers from an Illinois- and Missouri-based law firm have been named to the 2017 Best Lawyers in America list.

St. Clair County Public Building Commission seeks dismissal in woman’s suit alleging exposure to toxic chemicals

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Mar 1, 2016

St. Clair County’s Public Building Commission claims it is a “separate body politic” from St. Clair County and seeks dismissal in a woman’s lawsuit alleging she was exposed to hazardous chemicals from cleaning products.

Sandberg Phoenix partner joins mediation panel at USA&M

By The Madison County Record | Feb 23, 2016

Attorney Stephen M. Strum, partner with Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard, has joined the mediation panel at United States Arbitration & Mediation, USA&M, in St. Louis.

Sandberg Phoenix attorney named a 2016 Missouri Law Firm Leader

By The Madison County Record | Jan 26, 2016

Sandberg Phoenix attorney named a 2016 Missouri Law Firm Leader Sandberg Phoenix shareholder and Executive Committee member Teresa Bartosiak will be honored by Missouri Lawyers Weekly on Jan. 29 as one of the 2016 Missouri Law Firm Leaders of the Year.

Horrell Homes says basement mold was an open and obvious condition in rental property

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jan 18, 2016

A Collinsville property management company alleges that concealed mold was an open and obvious condition on one of its rental properties in a family’s lawsuit alleging the mold made them sick.

Chiropractor denies liability in patient’s suit alleging stroke

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Nov 23, 2015

A chiropractor sued for allegedly causing a patient to suffer a stroke denies liability and claims the alleged injuries were caused by a third party.

Five new shareholders named at Sandberg Phoenix

By The Madison County Record | Nov 23, 2015

Five members of Sandberg Phoenix, who formerly served as associates or counsels with the firm, assumed their new roles as shareholders on Nov. 1: Thomas Addis, a member of the Business Practice Group.

The Record Network