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Gary Karl Burger Jr

Gary Karl Burger Jr

Personal Injury Attorney at Burger Law, LLC serving Missouri and Illinois
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse ...
  • Illinois, Missouri
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Gary K. Burger, Jr. devotes his practice to helping injury victims and their families, providing financial recovery and protecting the future of those injured, and making our community safer through advocacy and volunteer work. ~ Chosen as a Superlawyer and a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum ~AV rated lawyer by LexisNexis and Martindale-Hubbell, “The preeminent Rating … indicating the highest level of legal ability and ethics. The pinnacle of professional excellence.” ~Board Certified in Civil Trial Advocacy and Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy ~Admitted to practice in Missouri and Illinois, and in The Missouri Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th and 8th Circuits and various Federal district courts Gary Burger has tried and won many complex civil litigation cases in many areas: medical malpractice, products liability, employment discrimination, auto crashes, motorcycle and truck cases, premises liability, class actions, and consumer fraud. He also pursues and tries cases in commercial litigation, probate, workers compensation, and administrative and arbitration hearings in the Missouri Court of Appeals; the Supreme Court of Missouri; trial courts in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Jefferson County, St. Francois County, Washington County in Missouri; St. Clair, Madison, Randolf, Cook, Springfield and other counties in Illinois; and federal courts in the Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri, the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of Illinois and the northern district of Indiana. Gary has also represented clients in Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Texas, Iowa, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Wisconsin and other states in the past. Gary has authored and presented numerous legal articles and presentations. He is licensed to practice law in both Missouri and Illinois.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Legal Malpractice
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment
    Animal & Dog Law
    Employment Law
    Employment Discrimination, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination
    Workers' Compensation
    Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Additional Practice Areas
  • Slip and Fall
  • Construction Accident Law
  • AED Liability Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Illinois
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Missouri
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7th Circuit
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8th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner and Attorney
Burger Law, LLC
- Current
Partner and Attorney
Cantor & Burger, LLC
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Attorney
The Brasher Law Firm
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Education
Washington University School of Law
J.D. (1992)
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Honors: Scholar in Law Award, 1992
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University of Missouri - Columbia
B.A. (1988)
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Awards
Scholar in Law Award
Washington University School of Law
Professional Associations
The Missouri Bar
Member
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Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Member
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American Association of Justice
Member
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Illinois State Bar Association
Member
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Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
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Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
Chairman of the Fundraising Committee for Plaintiff Lawyers
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Speaking Engagements
The Hard Stuff in PI Cases: Settlement, Evidence in Trial and Ethics, Continued Legal Education, Virtual
Burger Law; Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
In this CLE session, we discussed "Secrets and Tricks" for resolving a PI case at full value in the claims stage, evidentiary foundations for how to get business records and pictures into evidence, when and how to publish to the jury, how to play video depos, business and medical records admission and cross examination, life expectancy, prior pleadings, impeachment, and how to handle certain ethics problems.
Continued Legal Education, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, St. Louis
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
It was great getting to spend the day with LSEM and 200 of Eastern Missouri's brightest legal minds to discuss "Everything Ethics in Estates", "Fiduciary Income Tax Strategies for IRAs", and "The Latest & Greatest in Elder Law."
Running a Law Firm While Getting a $113 Million Verdict, Maximum Lawyer Conference, St. Louis
Maximum Lawyer Conference
Gary was excited to act as master of ceremonies for the Maximum Lawyer conference in St. Louis with about 250 attendees from around the country. Had fun working on my business, learning from friends and teaching lawyers. Attorneys Jim Hacking and Tyson Mutrux created Maximum Lawyers. Over the years, this group has grown into a collaboration of attorneys worldwide to share ideas, resources, solutions, challenges, and triumphs of being a legal entrepreneur.
Certifications
Civial Trial Advocacy
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Websites & Blogs
Website
Burger Law Website
Blog
Videos
At Burger Law, we understand that being injured in a personal injury accident can harm your physical, emotional, and financial health. Gary Burger and his associates are highly skilled and have the resources needed to properly investigate your case, develop a strong claim, and fight for the compensation you deserve. Welcome to Burger Law - Missouri and Illinois Personal Injury Lawyers

At Burger Law, we understand that being injured in a personal injury accident can harm your physical, emotional, and financial health. Gary Burger and his associates are highly skilled and have the resources needed to properly investigate your case, develop a strong claim, and fight for the compensation you deserve.

Auto Accident Law Firm serving all of Missouri and Illinois. Burger Law is an Auto Accident Law Firm that has successfully recovered millions of dollars to compensate car accident victims and their families. When a driver breaks the rules of the road and injures or kills another person, they should be held responsible. If you are injured in a car accident, your case likely has difficult legal, insurance, and damage issues that require a seasoned car accident attorney to resolve. Auto Accident Law Firm Missouri and Illinois - Burger Law

Auto Accident Law Firm serving all of Missouri and Illinois. Burger Law is an Auto Accident Law Firm that has successfully recovered millions of dollars to compensate car accident victims and their families. When a driver breaks the rules of the road and injures or kills another person, they should be held responsible. If you are injured in a car accident, your case likely has difficult legal, insurance, and damage issues that require a seasoned car accident attorney to resolve.

Our personal injury lawyers and paralegals have helped those affected by serious injuries in Missouri and Illinois recover millions of dollars while holding the negligent responsible for their actions. With more than 80 years of combined litigation experience and over $170 Million in Settlements and Verdicts, we have the skills and resources to get you and your family the compensation you deserve. Gary and Joan Burger - Our Dedication to Clients and Their Case

Our personal injury lawyers and paralegals have helped those affected by serious injuries in Missouri and Illinois recover millions of dollars while holding the negligent responsible for their actions. With more than 80 years of combined litigation experience and over $170 Million in Settlements and Verdicts, we have the skills and resources to get you and your family the compensation you deserve.

The injury attorneys of Burger Law know that being injured in a personal injury accident negatively impacts your physical, emotional, and financial health. Gary Burger and his team are highly skilled in all areas of personal injury law and have the resources needed to get you a great financial recovery. When you hire us, we dedicate ourselves to properly investigating your case, developing a strong claim, identifying and obtaining evidence of all of your damages, and fighting for compensation Our Dedication to Clients - Burger Law Injury Attorneys

The injury attorneys of Burger Law know that being injured in a personal injury accident negatively impacts your physical, emotional, and financial health. Gary Burger and his team are highly skilled in all areas of personal injury law and have the resources needed to get you a great financial recovery. When you hire us, we dedicate ourselves to properly investigating your case, developing a strong claim, identifying and obtaining evidence of all of your damages, and fighting for compensation

Burger Law is an experienced team of personal injury lawyers serving Missouri and Illinois that fight hard to get you and your family the recovery you deserve. We start working on your case right away to maximize your recovery. Our team demands full compensation after insurance companies unfairly deny, delay, or devalue personal injury claims. Personal Injury Lawyer Missouri and Illinois - Burger Law

Burger Law is an experienced team of personal injury lawyers serving Missouri and Illinois that fight hard to get you and your family the recovery you deserve. We start working on your case right away to maximize your recovery. Our team demands full compensation after insurance companies unfairly deny, delay, or devalue personal injury claims.

When truck drivers break the rules of the road and injure or kill fellow motorists, Gary Burger and the Burger Law team hold them accountable for their actions. If you or a relative have been injured in an accident with a large commercial vehicle, it is important to get immediate help from experienced truck accident lawyers like us right away. Truck Accident Injury Attorney Missouri and Illinois - Burger Law

When truck drivers break the rules of the road and injure or kill fellow motorists, Gary Burger and the Burger Law team hold them accountable for their actions. If you or a relative have been injured in an accident with a large commercial vehicle, it is important to get immediate help from experienced truck accident lawyers like us right away.

Contact & Map
Burger Law, LLC
St. Louis Office
500 N Broadway
Suite 1350
St. Louis, MO 63102
Telephone: (314) 542-2222
Fax: (314) 542-2229
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
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Burger Law, LLC
Chicago Office
22 W Washington St
Suite 1500 A
Chicago, IL 60602
Toll-Free: (312) 500-4878
Telephone: (312) 500-4878
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
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Burger Law, LLC
Southern Illinois Office
521 W. Main Street
Suite 201 O
Belleville, IL 6220
Toll-Free: (618) 500-4878
Telephone: (618) 500-4878
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
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Sunday: Open 24 hours
Burger Law, LLC
Chesterfield, MO Office
100 Chesterfield Business Pkwy
Suites 200-222
Chesterfield, MO 63005
Toll-Free: (314) 648-8348
Telephone: (314) 648-8348
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
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Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours