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.
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
Member Since: 1992
Member Since: 1993
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
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.
"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
Peer-Review AV Rated for Ethical Standards & Legal Ability
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.
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
Tried and settled cases related to:
Infants injured during birth
Defective blood products
Representing victims of:
98% of Practice Devoted to Litigation