(618) 239-6070 eric@lawkirkpatrick.com

Other Areas of Law

Medical Malpractice, Class Actions and Mass Torts

Hurt at work in St Clair County IllinoisWe all like to trust our doctors but sometimes doctors also make mistakes causing injury or death to a patient.  This situation gives rise to medical malpractice claims.  I handle some medical malpractice but it depends on which doctor is at fault.  I may refer to a colleague.  I only refer to who I consider to be the very best in their field.  If you believe you have been injured by medical negligence feel free to give me a call.  If I can’t help you I will get you to the right person for the job.

Class action and mass tort claims occur usually when a product or other device has caused injury or monetary loss to a large number of people.  I am sure everyone reading this has seen advertisements on television for asbestos or mesothelioma claims.  You may also have received papers in the mail soliciting you to join a class action for one reason or another. 

Current class action lawsuits include claims involving the following products:

  • Asbestos
  • Mesothelioma
  • Vaginal mesh
  • Defective hip or knee prothesis

Over the years several former clients have contacted me to provide medical records to some firm in far away places to handle a class action case on their behalf.  I do not handle class actions or mass tort cases but that doesn’t mean I don’t care about my former clients or others who may be a part of a class action claim.  I have located a firm in the Belleville area that is very experienced and focuses his practice on these claims.  I believe people are better served being able being able to meet with an actual lawyer within a couple of hours away than they are dealing with a faceless firm hundreds or thousands of miles away.

If you believe you might be part of a class action lawsuit, give me a call and we will meet with a lawyer in person.  You will then have the benefit of some personalization to your claim where you otherwise might be one of just a number of claims.  I believe personal service to be a much better approach.

Kirkpatrick Law Offices

3 Executive Woods Ct,
Swansea, IL 62226

(618) 239-6070



Eric Kirkpatrick, Belleville Injury Lawyer