• 15 Sep 2017

    Read the Stockley Verdict

    On September 15, 2017, St. Louis City Judge Tim Wilson found former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty in the shooting death of Anthony Smith. Many people across the country are upset about this decision. Just as many people are worried about the impact that protests may have on the St. Louis […]
  • 04 Sep 2017

    Missouri Changes Work Comp Retaliation Standard

    Beginning August 28, 2017, the standard for Missouri workers compensation retaliation claims changes from "contributing factor" to "motivating factor." Crucially, this single word makes a huge difference to injured workers that are terminated for exerting their legal rights. The BiState Law Center publishes a website dedicated to helping injured workers through […]
  • 01 May 2017

    Happy Law Day!

    Happy Law Day, America! What is Law Day? In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower declared that May 1st would be celebrated as Law Day in the United States of America. Law Day the idea of Charles S. Rhyne, who served as the President's legal counsel and President of the American Bar Association. The official purpose […]
  • 26 Nov 2016

    Matt Nagel Named Top 100 Trial Lawyer

    We are please to announce that Matthew Nagel has been named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers. Matthew Nagel is the Managing Partner and lead trial attorney at the BiState Law Center.  He represents people that have been hurt by the negligence and carelessness of others.  Matt […]
  • 23 Nov 2016

    Texas Judge Stops New Overtime Laws

    A Federal Judge in Texas issued an injunction, halting the Obama Administrations new overtime laws that were set to take effect on December 1st. On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, Amos L. Mazzant III of the Eastern District of Texas, ruled that President Obama and the Department of Labor had exceeded their authority […]
  • 18 Feb 2016

    NFL Ruffles More Than a Few Pom Poms

    The NFL has ruffled more than just pom-poms in its handling of employment claims from cheerleaders for a number of franchises.  Allegations of wage and hour violations from a number of professional cheerleaders pose serious issues for the league but also provide a valuable lesson for all employers. In 2014, the […]
  • 03 Apr 2014

    ASLA Names Nagel Top 40 Under 40

    Matthew Nagel of the BiState Law Center was named a Top 40 Lawyer Under 40 Trial Lawyers in Illinois by the American Society of Legal Advocates for 2016.  This is Matt's 3rd year receiving this recognition. The American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA) is an invitation-only, nationwide organization of elite lawyers […]