Sikeston Law Firm Named as a Best Law Firm for Fifth Year

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Sikeston Law Firm Named as a Best Law Firm for Fifth Year

SIKESTON — Blanton, Nickell, Collins, Douglas and Hanschen, LLC in Sikeston, Mo., has been named a Tier 1 law firm for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Commercial Litigation in the St. Louis Market by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” The firm was also named a Tier 2 law firm for Products Liability Litigation – Defendants and Tier 3 for Mass Torts Litigation – Class Action in the St. Louis Market.

This is the 13th consecutive year Best Lawyers® and U.S. News & World Report have collaboratively announced the rankings, and the fifth consecutive year Blanton, Nickell, Collins, Douglas and Hanschen, LLC has been recognized.

Attorneys in the firm include: Joseph C. Blanton, Jr., Bryan E. Nickell, Thomas W. Collins, III, Patrick R. Douglas, Shaun D. Hanschen, Deidre A. Peters, Tony C. “Trey” Watkins, III and Mark D. Blanton.

“We are pleased to receive this honor and appreciate the recognition because our employees and attorneys work very hard for our clients,” said Joseph C. Blanton Jr., member of the firm.

“Our willingness to take difficult cases to trial has been recognized by our peers and the reviewers at Best Lawyers,” added Bryan E. Nickell, member of the firm.

“We have the ability to handle the most complex business and personal injury litigation and transaction matters,” added Thomas W. Collins, III, member of the firm.  “In the last year, our firm has taken the two largest medical liability cases ever tried in Southeast Missouri to jury trials and won both cases.”

The 2023 rankings are based on incorporating 12.2 million evaluations of more than 115,000 individual leading lawyers from more than 22,000 firms. Over 2,000 firms received a national law firm ranking this year.

Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are recognized on a national and regional-based scale. Firms that received a tier designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers.

Blanton, Nickell, Collins, Douglas & Hanschen, LLC, specializes in complex civil litigation in State and Federal Courts, including medical malpractice, products liability, personal injury cases and commercial 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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