Blanton, Rice, Nickell, Cozean & Collins, L.L.C.

Law Firm in Sikeston, MO
Attorneys at Law
573-471-1000

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About This Firm

Blanton, Rice, Nickell, Cozean & Collins, LLC, which has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell, is a full-service firm located in Sikeston, Missouri. The firm actively practices in approximately 30 counties in the Southeast quarter of Missouri as well as in the St. Louis area. The firm specializes in civil litigation in State and Federal Courts, including both personal injury cases and business and probate litigation. Members of the firm also have an active transactions practice.

Members of the firm include five attorneys who served as judicial clerks in federal courts and Missouri state appellate courts. Five of the attorneys also served in editorial positions on law reviews and journals. The firm employs one full-time nurse consultant with a BSN degree and extensive experience in medical legal litigation.

The firm represents three hospitals, a large multi-specialty physician practice, the largest retailer in the world, the fourth largest independent bank in Missouri, farm credit system institutions, several of the largest individual land owners in Missouri, a large farm coop, numerous manufacturing companies, small businesses, and farmers, and several churches and not-for-profit corporations. The firm has successfully prosecuted plaintiffs' class action suits and has, on behalf of defendants in other class action cases, successfully defeated attempts to certify classes.

Areas of Law

  • General Civil Trial and Appellate Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Products and Medical Malpractice Defense. Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Business
  • Corporation
  • Banking
  • Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • Probate and Estate Planning Law
  • Family Law.
 

Peer Rating

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Average Peer Rating

Based on this firm's rated lawyers
4.6 out of 5.0

Legal Knowledge
4.3
Analytical Capabilities
4.5
Judgement
4.5
Communication Ability
4.5
Legal Experience
4.3

  • Lawyers rated at this firm meet very high criteria of general ethical standards
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4.1 out of 5.0

People at This Firm

Firm Details

Year Established

1914

Firm Size

7

Payment Information
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
Clients

LOCAL FIRMS: Alan Wire Co., Burch Food Services, Confluent Technology, Inc., Delta Growers Association, Dexter Hospital, LLC, Ferguson Medical Group, Hart Electric Company, G.M. Lawrence Company, Levee District No. 2 of Scott County, Montgomery Bank, NA, Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, Inc., Progressive Farm Credit Services, Santie Oil Company, Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities and Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center.

Clients

NATIONAL COMPANIES: Health Management Associates, Inc., Rowe Furniture Company and Tenet Healthcare Corporation.

Clients

INSURANCE COMPANIES: American Interstate Insurance Company, American States Insurance Company, Canal Insurance Company, Church Mutual Insurance Company, Columbia Mutual Insurance Company, Freistatt Mutual Insurance Company, The Kemper Group, Missouri Physicians Mutual Insurance Company, Mutual of Omaha, Shelter Insurance Company, Cigna, The Bar Plan Mutual Insurance Company, Travelers Insurance Company, United Fire and Casualty and Physicians Professional Indemnity Association.

Contact Information

Firm Address

Blanton, Rice, Nickell, Cozean & Collins, L.L.C.
219 South Kingshighway, P.O. Box 805,
Sikeston, MO 63801
U.S.A.

Phone

573-471-1000

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Office Information
 219 South Kingshighway, P.O. Box 805,
Sikeston, MO 63801

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Office Hours
Monday
08:00 AM- 05:00 PM
Tuesday
08:00 AM- 05:00 PM
Wednesday
08:00 AM- 05:00 PM
Thursday
08:00 AM- 05:00 PM
Friday
08:00 AM- 05:00 PM
Saturday
By appointment
Sunday
By appointment


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