Christine E. Anderson

Christine E. Anderson has 20 years of trial experience, representing victims of accident and injury in court, in worker’s compensation tribunals and during settlement proceedings.

Education

J.D., University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, 1992

  • Honors: Van Oosterhout Finalist - 1991
  • Law Review: University of Iowa Law Review, Member, 1990 - 1991

B.J., University of Missouri, 1989

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Illinois
Member Since: 1992

Missouri
Member Since: 1993

Arkansas
Member Since: 1993

U.S. Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit
Member Since: 2009

U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

St. Clair County Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

American Bar Association

The Missouri Bar Association

Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers

Illinois Trial Lawyer's Association

Professional Licensing

Ms. Anderson is an attorney in good standing with the Missouri, Illinois, and Arkansas state bar associations. She is licensed to practice in federal, state and appellate courts.

Personal Statement

"We stand by you in difficult times."

Special Skills & Experience

Christine Anderson brings her background in photojournalism and a love of investigative reporting, writing, and photography to the personal injury practice.

Awards & Accolades

Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers

Peer-Review AV Rated for Ethical Standards & Legal Ability

Representative Cases

Railroad worker (FELA) representation

Multiple large settlements, legal research and appellate work to validate that:

Short-line railroads are covered by the Federal Employer's Liability Act (FELA);
Repetitive trauma injuries should be compensated just as highly as traumatic injuries;
Railroad spouses should recover when their loved ones die from cancer associated with exposure to chemicals at work;
The statute of limitations on a repetitive trauma case does not start to run when a railroader merely has symptoms.

Workers compensation

Obtained large worker’s compensation settlements in Missouri and Illinois:

$300,000 for an employee who fell backward off a roof.
$220,000 for a worker who fell from a telephone pole.
$193,000 for a crane operator who was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 520.

Pursued even the most difficult cases:

Recovering from the Illinois Guaranty Fund and other sources when insurance companies went bankrupt
Holding general contractors responsible when their subcontractors didn't have adequate insurance
Pursuing maximum recovery against the Missouri Second Injury Fund

Medical malpractice

Tried and settled cases related to:

Infants injured during birth
Misdiagnosis
Improper surgery
Defective blood products

Other personal injury

Representing victims of:

Negligence
Sunken Towboats
Automobile accidents
Products liability

Litigation Percentage

98% of Practice Devoted to Litigation