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  • CBPW Recognized for Top wrongful Death Verdict for Missouri in 2015
  • $ 4 Million verdict in industrial explosion case
  • $3.55 Million settlement in industrial brain injury case
  • $2.5 Million settlement for widow of electrocution victim
  • $2.3 Million verdict in chemical exposure case
  • $1.8 Million settlement auto accident/wrongful death
  • $1.7 Million verdict in automobile injury case involving police car
  • $1.25 Million settlement of automobile injury case
  • $1.2 Million settlement in breach of contract case
  • $1.1 Million settlement products liability and road design defect case
  • $950 Thousand settlement in medical negligence/wrongful death case
  • $776 Thousand settlement for medical negligence against the Veteran’s Administration
  • $600 Thousand settlement of automobile injury case
Cook, Barkett, Ponder & Wolz support safe teen driving with Cruise Control

Helping our community become a better, safer place is very important to us at Cook, Barkett, Ponder & Wolz. Which is what led us to launch Cruise Control, a community outreach program that targets teen drivers and their parents.


You can learn more about the program, request a free Safe Driving Kit and sign the Cruise Control Safe Driving pledge by visiting the Cruise Control website at or liking the page at

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