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Sikeston Law Firm Garners U.S. News Best Lawyers Listing 

SIKESTON — Blanton, Nickell, Collins, Douglas and Hanschen, LLC in Sikeston, Mo., has been named a Tier 1 law firm for Medical Malpractice Defendant by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms in 2018,” and the firm also was also included in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Joseph C. Blanton Jr. of the firm was also selected by his peers for inclusion in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for his work in Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice – Defendants and Products Liability Litigation – Defendants.

Attorneys in the firm include: Joseph C. Blanton, Jr., Bryan E. Nickell, Thomas W. Collins, III, Patrick R. Douglas, Shaun D. Hanschen, Lewis M. Blanton and Deidre A. Peters.

“Our attorneys and staff work hard for our clients, and we are very honored to receive this recognition from U.S. News,” said Joseph C. Blanton Jr., partner in the firm.

“This year we are honored to be a Tier 1 law firm for Medical Malpractice.  Our experience in medical malpractice gives us a unique perspective that we pass on to our clients,” added Bryan Nickell, partner in the firm.

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Best Lawyers methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

Best Lawyers employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services. Best Lawyers organization’s belief has always been that the quality of a peer review survey is directly related to the quality of the voters.

Blanton, Nickell, Collins, Douglas & Hanschen, LLC, specializes in civil litigation in State and Federal Courts, including medical malpractice, products liability, personal injury cases and business litigation. Since 1914, the firm has established itself as one of the leading law firms in the State of Missouri and actively practices in 30 counties in the state’s southeastern region, as well as in the St. Louis area.

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