Pedroli & Gauthier Your Personal Injury Lawyers

Welcome to your guide to injury law.  We can be your legal world for all matters involving claims and litigation. We are personal injury and worker’s compensation attorneys serving Missouri and Illinois with 30 years experience.  Our firm is a member of the MILLION DOLLAR ADVOCATES FORUM and the MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR ADVOCATES FORUM.  

Medical Negligence (Malpractice)

medical malpractice areas include:  bariatric surgeries (roux en y, banding, late onset complications, nutritional compromise, micro pouches, leaks and infections); gall bladder removals (cholecystectomies, lacerated common bile ducts, arterial injuries, infections); vascular injury; birth injuries; spinal surgery/injections and death cases.  See our Past Experiences and medical negligence.

Motor Vehicle Collisions

We have a wealth of experience in vehicular collision cases including: drunk or impaired drivers; distracted drivers (using cell phones/texting); commercial drivers (over the road, 18 wheeler drivers); injuries caused by defective designed vehicles including seat belt systems; crashworthiness, defective road design claims, claims against road construction and MoDOT.

Workers Compensation

In addition to physical injury claims, we’ve won mental stress claims, amputations, wrongful death, chronic exposures, occupational diseases, and Second Injury Fund claims.  We pursue work injuries within and  outside of the Worker’s Compensation Act through “something more” for additional recovery.


We represent clients charged with Traffic Infractions, misdemeanors and felonies.  These include MIP (minor in possession), DWI, DUI, DWS, and DWR.  We defend clients charged with crimes in municipal, county and state circuit courts in Missouri and Illinois.  We have much experience in all of the counties and cities in the entire metropolitan area.


Commercial vehicle collisions can be a life altering due to the weights and velocities involved.  We have decades of experience and several results well in excess of a million dollars including lifetime payouts.  We obtain discovery of black box and log data.  We have trucking experts available for immediate consultation.


 The Law Firm That Has Your Back By Getting Out Front

after hours emergency text line: 314-484-7764

We are an aggressive law firm that will fight for you.  Pedroli & Gauthier’s attorneys have several Multi-Million Dollar results and numerous Million Dollar results.  These include verdicts, verdicts held on appeal and settlements on the eve of trial.  We have argued cases before the Supreme Courts of Missouri and Illinois and presented cases to the Supreme Court of the United States of America.  Mr. Pedroli has been accepted as a lifetime member of the Million-Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Top Trial Lawyers in America. Mr. Gauthier and Mr. Ruttencutter have been instrumental in many of these cases and they have been counsel in numerous of these results.  Mr. Pedroli is in his 31th year of practice.  Mr. Gauthier and Mr. Ruttencutter are in their 27th and 26th years of practice respectively.  You will have a highly experienced attorney handling your case.  We are not a high volume impersonal law firm.  We do not advertise on television or radio.  We look at ourselves as the boutique firm that has flourished from the referrals of our clients and referring lawyers.   Please browse our site prior to selecting an attorney.  Call us and we can talk with you about your case for free.  Remember and beware, the more “hits” a law firm website gets on search engines does not demonstrate that firm’s competence or experience in handling your case.  You can rest assured that our highly experienced attorneys will personally dedicate their time and efforts to your case.   Let mylegalworld be your legal world.  We are usually available for new inquiries after business hours.  Text or leave a message at 314-484-7764 and one of our attorneys will be paged.


New Result: $4,750,000.00 Medical Malpractice Settlement, Roux-en-Y Vitamin B1 Thiamine Deficiency