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What are Compensatory Damages and Punitive Damages?


In civil court, damages are the “award” or sum of money, the plaintiff receives during either due to a settlement or a decision reached after a trial. This award essentially functions as compensation for the loss the plaintiff experienced Read More »

Golf Cart Injury – Do Golf Carts Pose Risk to Children?


With warm weather approaching, we all begin to brainstorm our list of outdoor activities to partake in. From a cabin in the woods to the golf course, golf carts are a popular and efficient way to get around on beautiful days. Often considered safe an Read More »

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – What Will You Do To Help?


When traveling 55 MPH, you will travel 80 feet in one second. If you take your eyes off the road for more than four seconds, you will travel the length of a football field. Can you imagine what could happen in only four seconds because of distracted Read More »

Kelly Runge: Legal Assistant in Search of Waterfalls


At TorHoerman Law we believe that it is our employees’ and their combined individual personalities that make TorHoerman Law stand out as a firm. We value what makes us unique, so each month, we make a point to feature one of our amazing employ Read More »

E-Cigarettes, Including JUUL, Under Review and Potentially Banned


In an effort that anti-smoking advocates are calling way overdue, the FDA is now beginning to investigate the safety of menthol and other flavoring additives in tobacco products to determine if these additives should be more heavily restricted or eve Read More »

Basketball Personal Injury and Avoiding the Bench


As March Madness picks up, basketball personal injury falls into the spotlight. If March Madness inspires you to hit the courts, we encourage you to read up on these common but often preventable basketball-related personal injuries. An incredibly com Read More »

Main Street Community Center Raises $17,000 for Edwardsville Seniors


In an incredible accomplishment, the Main Street Community Center has raised more than $17,000 that will benefit Edwardsville’s senior citizens. At TorHoerman Law, we are a proud, regular sponsor and supporter of the organization and all of the Read More »

Meet Kellye Harkey: Legal Assistant, Devoted Grandma, and Avid Camper


For our next installment of the “THL People Series,” I talked with Kellye Harkey, a legal assistant who has been with TorHoerman Law for the last two and a half years. Although she is based out of our Edwardsville office, Kellye assists t Read More »

Monsanto Lawsuit Consolidated in Eastern District of Missouri


(February 2, 2018) – Yesterday, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) decided that the similarities in a number of lawsuits involving the herbicide dicamba were enough to warrant a consolidation of the cases. The Monsanto lawsuit ha Read More »

E Cigarettes Could Cause Cancer, New Study Warns


A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that the nicotine in e cigarettes seems to cause damage to DNA in ways that would increase the risk of certain cancers for e cigarette users. According to lead researc Read More »

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