Meet Attorney and Managing Member, Chris Carpenter
Chris Carpenter is the founder and managing member of the Carpenter Law Firm and provides a unique perspective in advising and representing clients in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death and products liability because in his 25-year legal career he has successfully represented both injured people and insurance companies and has worked in the insurance industry. This background and experience directly benefits the firm’s clients.
Chris has tried dozens of cases and has settled injury cases for his clients valuing several million dollars and is ready to utilize his experience and successes to benefit your case.
As a business owner himself, Chris Carpenter understands the issues and problems that can arise in the operation of a small business and therefore appreciates and understands the needs that small businesses have for the delivery of prompt, efficient and affordable legal services.
While the prompt and efficient resolution of legal issues and disputes is always one of our primary goals, we also have a reputation for being willing to take litigated matters to trial for resolution by a judge or jury as necessary, while maintaining a high level of professionalism and client satisfaction. It is our belief that our reputation and willingness to take cases to trial when necessary directly benefits our clients.
Formerly with insurance powerhouse firms Sanders, Warren & Russell LLP and Niewald, Waldeck and Brown, P.C., Chris has over 25 years of insurance and injury litigation experience and has advised, represented and counseled many leading insurance companies as well as individuals on insurance coverage and insurance "bad faith" and related issues as well as representing parties in complex insurance coverage and "bad faith" litigation in both state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. His reported appellate cases include:
- Truman Medical Center, Inc. v. American Standard Ins. Co., 508 S.W.3d 122 (Mo.App.W.D. 2017)
- Dutton v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co., 454 S.W.3d 319 (Mo.banc 2015)
- Wood v. Farmers Ins. Co., Inc., 360 S.W.3d 859 (Mo.App.E.D. 2011)
- Farmers Ins. Co. v. Wilson, 424 S.W.3d 487 (Mo.App.S.D. 2014)
- Farmers Ins. Exchange v. Dailey, 370 S.W.3d 924 (Mo.App.E.D. 2012)
- Fire Ins. Exchange v. Horner, 368 S.W.3d 214 (Mo.App.W.D. 2012)
- Christensen v. Farmers Ins. Co., Inc., 307 S.W.3d 654 (Mo.App.E.D. 2010)
Steffany - Paralegal/Legal Assistant
Christy - Office Coordinator/Assistant
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