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The attorneys at Boyle Brasher LLC provide a wide range of civil litigation defense services to clients nationwide. Backed by decades of legal experience, our firm is prepared to assist clients across many industries, including health care, railroads, commercial trucking and construction.

To schedule a consultation with one of our 29 skilled attorneys, contact our firm online or call our offices in St. Louis, Missouri, Memphis, Tennessee, or Belleville, Illinois.

Defense Litigation Attorneys Fighting for Their Clients Nationwide

Railroad Defense: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys represent Class I, Short Line and Switching Railroads in cases including: Federal Employer Liability Act (FELA) (traumatic, occupational, and toxic tort); grade crossing accidents, trespasser claims, employment discrimination cases including Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment (ADEA) and all types of Title VII and state employment matters. The firm also handles special assignments for the railroad industry and its trade groups. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Insurance Defense, First Party Claims, Coverage: Boyle Brasher LLC handles third party injury and property damage cases for insured individuals or entities at the request of insurance companies, risk or claim managers, assigned risk pools or shared risk pools. The firm also represents the insurance industry in coverage, declaratory judgment, bad faith, interpleader, and other first party cases. Our attorneys represent self-insured businesses and professionals. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Medical Malpractice Defense: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys represent doctors, hospitals, medical practice groups, professional corporations, clinics, ambulance companies and all other medical providers or care givers, their insurers or excess insurers in cases alleging professional negligence. The firm provides sensitive representation for medical professionals and institutions when professional reputations are at stake. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Product Liability Defense: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys represent product designers, manufacturers, distributors, dealers, wholesalers, retailers, prior owners, modifiers, and their insurers or excess insurers in cases alleging strict liability in tort and/or negligence for defective product design or manufacture. Representative clients include aircraft, aviation, tobacco, machinery, medical device, pharmaceutical and drug manufacturers. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Trucking Company Defense: Boyle Brasher LLC defends trucking companies, logistics companies, owner operators, drivers, their insurers, or excess insurers in trucking litigation. Our attorneys represent trucking companies with self-insured retentions, deductibles or gaps in coverage under insurance policies covering accidents that necessitate direct legal representation. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Toxic Tort Defense- Asbestos, Mold and Chemical Exposure: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys defend property owners, manufacturers, installers, handlers, demolition companies, railroads, distributors, transporters, their officers and employees in cases alleging illness, injury or death resulting from alleged exposure to toxic substances or chemicals. The firm is national defense counsel in toxic exposure litigation for several major companies. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

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Gaming Law: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys represent casinos, internet gambling operators and lottery distribution outlets in gaming law regulatory matters and in court. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Aviation Law: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys have extensive experience in representing airlines and aviation product manufacturers in personal injury and property damage cases. The firm has a unique knowledge and background in aviation litigation. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Admiralty and Maritime Law: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys are knowledgeable and experienced in handling the defense of admiralty and maritime lawsuits and claims such as those filed under the Jones Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. We vigorously defend barge lines and associated industries. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Health Care Law: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys represent health care institutions including public, private and for profit hospitals, physicians, clinics, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, physical and occupational therapists and long and short term care facilities in litigation and general corporate, business and regulatory matters. The firm has a practice concentration in the recovery of hospital charges for several major hospitals throughout the country. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Class Action Defense: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys defends all types of class actions brought against employers or businesses including those that assert tort, employment, or commercial class allegations in state or federal courts. The firm has extensive litigation experience in the Circuit Courts of Madison and St. Clair Counties in Illinois and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Construction law: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys represent and consult with general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, architects, developers and owners in payment disputes, mechanics liens, breach of contract, change order, extra work, prevailing wage, construction contract, or regulatory cases, claims or matters. Many of these cases involve contract disputes between contractors and subcontractor, but they also include personal injury and property damage lawsuits. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Legal Malpractice Defense: Boyle Brasher LLC defends all claims or lawsuits alleging negligence in legal representation brought against law firms, attorneys, paralegals and other staff members. Many firms and attorneys who are sued in cases alleging professional negligence request their insurers to retain an attorney with Boyle Brasher LLC as defense counsel. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Employment Law Defense: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys defend lawsuits in state and federal courts in breach of contract, retaliatory and wrongful discharge, whistle blower, Americans with Disability Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Title VII, and 42 USC §1981 and §1983 cases. The firm is also knowledgeable about the defense of companies about to be charged with or charged with Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) charges. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

State, Local and Municipal Law, Legislation and Litigation: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys provide advice and representation for clients seeking advice and representation by experienced and seasoned counsel with knowledge of government relations, regulatory matters, legislation, and litigation on behalf of or against governmental entities. Boyle Brasher is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Commercial Litigation: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys handle breach of contract, collection matters involving significant claims, business and partnership disputes, non-compete agreements and all forms of commercial or business litigation. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Environmental Law: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys are experienced in handling cases involving federal and state environmental statutes, regulations and local ordinances that govern clean air, water pollution, hazardous and solid waste, wetlands and wild-lands. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

Workers' Compensation Defense: Boyle Brasher LLC attorneys are experienced at handling workers' compensation claims against employers and their insurers.

Other Litigation and Appeals: Boyle Brasher LLC has a broad range of areas in which it is recognized by clients and peers as an excellent civil defense litigation firm. Our attorneys' trial and appellate experience is unparalleled. Boyle Brasher LLC's attorneys are knowledgeable and experienced trial lawyers with the breadth of experience required to defend civil lawsuits. Whether the need for representation is in a state or federal trial or appellate court, Boyle Brasher LLC's attorneys have the ability to successfully represent your interests. Boyle Brasher LLC is also available to serve as local counsel for clients and their attorneys.

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