Christopher W. Dysart

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in St. Louis, MO

The Dysart Law Firm, P.C.
 | 16020 Swingley Ridge Road, Suite 340
St. Louis, MO 63017
Phone: 314-548-6298
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

As an attorney and principal at The Dysart Law Firm, P.C., Christopher W. Dysart is dedicated to assisting clients in the Metropolitan St. Louis area including the City of St. Louis and Southern Illinois, including Madison County, Illinois, St. Clair County, Illinois, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.  Mr. Dysart practices in the areas of personal injury and toxic torts and product liability. Mr. Dysart accepts a wide variety of cases, including those involving defective products, toxic chemical exposure, defective medical devices, car and truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, fires and explosions, nursing home neglect and abuse, environmental contamination, and Jones Act/barge accidents cases.

Mr. Dysart started his legal career as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Charles B. Blackmar, a Justice with the Missouri Supreme Court and former professor at St. Louis University School of Law. Mr. Dysart went on to practice as a trial attorney for the Commercial Litigation Branch of the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., where he was hired through its Honor Program.  Following this position, Mr. Dysart served as an Assistant United States attorney acting as a federal prosecutor with an emphasis on prosecuting white collar crime, including bank fraud.

After leaving the government, I practiced law at Armstrong, Teasdale, Schlafly & Davis, the third largest law firm in the State of Missouri, where he focused on the areas of commercial litigation, personal injury defense, and white collar criminal defense. Mr. Dysart opened his own law firm in 1998.

Mr. Dysart attended St. Louis University School of Law where I was the Editor In Chief of the St. Louis University Public Law Review and received the American Jurisprudence Award. Mr. Dysart attended college at the University of Missouri-St Louis where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and received the Stuart and Evelyn Symington Scholarship Award (former U.S. Senator Stuart Symington).

Mr. Dysart has litigated cases on behalf of the Mine Safety and Health Administration, NASA, the U.S. Air Force, the Motion Picture Association of America, and Fortune 500 corporate clients. In 2003, Mr. Dysart was recognized as National Litigator of the Month in the National Law Journal, and he has earned a "Superb" rating from his peers through Avvo.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%)

Class Action/Mass Torts (30%): Toxic Torts

Personal Injury - Products (30%): Medical Devices

Focus Areas

Class Action/Mass Torts: Toxic Torts

Personal Injury - Products: Medical Devices

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2017

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About Christopher Dysart

Admitted: 1988, Missouri

Professional Webpage: http://www.dysart-law.com/your-team/meet-your-lawyer/

Honors and Awards:

  • National Litigator of the Month, National Law Journal, 2003
  • Top 10 Jury Verdicts in the State of Missouri, The Missouri Lawyers Weekly, 2003
  • American Jurisprudence Award, St. Louis University School of Law, 1988
  • Stuart and Evelyn Symington Scholarship Award, University of Missouri St Louis
  • Editor In Chief, St. Louis University Public Law Review, Saint Louis University School of Law

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • An Accused's Right to Presents a Meaningful Defense, Complex Crimes Journal, ABA Section of Litigation, 1995
  • The Permissible Scope of Cross-Examination of Expert Medical Witnesses, Journal of the Missouri Bar, 2000
  • Forming and E-Discovery Game Plan: The Plaintiff's Perspective and Defense Considerations, 4th Annual St. Louis E-Discovery Symposium, 2015
  • Real and Demonstrative Evidence: From State of the Art to Cutting Edge, Missouri Bar Solo and Small Firm Conference, 2015
  • Strike at the Core: Use E-Discovery to Exploit an Opponent's Vulnerabilities, The Missouri Attorney, 2016

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $1.3 Million Dollar Settlement for Woman that Contracted Myelodysplastic Syndrome Due to Toxic Chemical Exposure
  • $850,000 Settlement for Family of Man that Died from Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma due to Toxic Chemical Exposure
  • $950,000 Settlement for Family of Woman that Died from Acute Myeloid Leukemia due to Toxic Chemical Exposure
  • $950,000 for Man that Contracted Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia due to Toxic Chemical Exposure. 
  • $1 Million Dollar Settlement for Woman that Contracted Multiple Myeloma due to Toxic Chemical Exposure
  • $1 Million Dollar Settlement for Man that Contracted Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia due to Toxic Chemical Exposure
  • $1.5 Million Dollar Settlement for Man that Contracted Acute Myeloid Leukemia due to Toxic Chemical Exposure
  • $1.5 Million Dollar Settlement for Family of Man that Died from Acute Myeloid Leukemia due to Toxic Chemical Exposure
  • $1.75 Million Dollar Settlement for Family of Man that Died as a Result of Contracting Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. 
  • $500,000 Settlement for Man Involved in Truck Accident - The Dysart Law Firm, P.C. represented a man who suffered soft tissue injuries as a result of being injured in a car hit by a truck.  
  • $900,000 Settlement for Two Individuals Injured in Drunk Driving Accident - The Dysart Law Firm, P.C. represented a man and woman rear ended by a drunk driver resulting in back and facial injuries. 
  • $3.5 Million Dollar Settlement for Man that Contracted Acute Myeloid Leukemia due to Toxic Chemical Exposure
  • $5 Million Mid-Trial Settlement for Man Injured in Elevator Accident - The Dysart Law Firm, P.C. represented a man injured while repairing an elevator that malfunctioned and started moving dragging him several stories up the elevator shaft. 
  • $39.5 Million Total Recovery in Hartford, Illinois Environmental Contamination Case - The Dysart Law Firm, P.C. represented the residents of Hartford Illinois whose properties were contaminated. 
  • $18 Million Dollar Verdict for Family of Child Killed in Window Fall - The Dysart Law Firm, P.C. represented the family of a 4-year-old boy who fell to his death our of an 11th floor apartment in a public housing project where the owner of the complex had failed to install child guard windows requested by the child's mother. 
  • $1.1 Million Settlement for Woman Injured in Slip and Fall Accident THe Dysart Law Firm, P.C. represented a woman that slipped and fell on the steps leading to the entry of her apartment building injuring her neck and requiring several neck surgeries. 

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Educational Background:

  • University of Missouri St Louis, Magna Cum Laude
Office Location for Christopher W. Dysart

16020 Swingley Ridge Road
Suite 340
St. Louis, MO 63017

Phone: 314-548-6298

 

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Last Updated: 4/10/2017

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