As a plaintiffs’ personal injury lawyer, Eric Terry primarily concentrates his practice on advocating for clients who have been harmed by others, through no fault of their own.
This can include, but is not limited to, negligence on the part of pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers, a car accident, or exposure to a deadly chemical at a workplace.
Eric now leads the personal injury litigation division of TorHoerman Law and handles a variety of personal injury cases.
As the current head of TorHoerman Law's personal injury division, Eric works to help those who have been injured in motor vehicle, drowning, daycare, Uber or Lyft, and wrongful death accidents.
Learn more about types of personal injury cases here.
Eric also works on the Coldwater Creek, Diacetyl, and IVC litigations.
Previously, he has represented clients in cases involving a multitude of prescription drugs and medical devices, including Essure, Risperdal, and Yaz/Yazmin.
Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked for more than 10 years as a probation officer.
During his decade of work as a probation officer, Eric enjoyed helping offenders live positive lives and felt personal satisfaction when his hard work resulted in former convicted criminals transform themselves into contributing members of society.
While working as a probation officer, he saw many people turn to a life of crime after becoming involved with drugs, even prescription drugs.
It was in his role as a probation officer that Eric educated himself about the massive pharmaceutical industry and the injustice that occurs when these conglomerates prioritize profit over consumer safety.
Eric decided to return to law school to become an advocate in the courtroom.
Eric continues to lead in recovering millions of dollars for injured victims.
Eric grew up in the St. Louis area and has been a life-long fan of the Cardinals and Blues.
He and his wife Carie have three kids – Jordan, Anthony, and Maggie.
During his downtime, Eric enjoys spending time with family and friends, fighting off father time by staying active, watching his daughter’s soccer games, and traveling to Mizzou to cheer on the Tigers – his sons’ alma mater.
He is also very active in the community and participates in a number of charity events throughout the year.