BiState Law’s


We limit the types of cases that we work on so that we can do a better job for you. Rather than spend time trying to learn other areas of the law, we focus our efforts and energy. By limiting our law practice to worker’s compensation, personal injury and business law, we can be better lawyers for you. We think this decision is positively reflected in the results we achieve for clients and the awards we’ve received.

We also feel that working in these three areas allow us to make larger impacts upon our ultimate goal: improving safety for more people across Missouri and Illinois.


Making Workplaces Safer


Fighting For Responsibility


Building Stronger Foundations


BiState works hard to stay on top of the latest news and changes in the law so that our clients’ have access to the best possible arguments and information. We’ve shared some of that information below.


Happy Birthday Rosa Parks!

We hope that you join the us in wishing Ms. Rosa Parks a very happy birthday and celebrate Rosa Parks Day. On December 1, 1955, a bus driver in Montgomery, Alabama told Rosa Parks and everyone in her row to move to the back of the city bus to make room for a white...

Nagel is a 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star

Matthew Nagel of the BiState Law Center was named a 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star in Missouri. Every year the Super Lawyers organization selects attorneys from all firm sizes and over 70 practice areas throughout the United States, based upon peer nominations by...

Nagel Named Top 100 Trial Attorney for 2018

The BiState Law Center is pleased to announce that Matthew Nagel has been named a Top 100 Trial Attorney in Missouri for 2019 by the National Trial Lawyers Association (NTLA). The NTLA also named Nagel a Top 25 Workers Compensation Attorney for Missouri. The National...

Matthew Nagel – 2018 AV Preeminent Lawyer

Martindale-Hubbell® named Matthew Nagel as an AV Preeminent Lawyer for 2018. Martindale-Hubbell in an independent legal director that ranks lawyers in a number of categories. An AV Rating is considered the gold standard for the best attorneys across the country. AV...

What is Negligent Entrustment?

Negligent Entrustment is a type of legal claim brought by an injured party against a vehicle owner, even though someone else was driving the vehicle. An example of negligent entrustment will help. Bob owns a 2017 Dodge Avenger. He lets Jim borrow the Avenger for the...