Proudly serving America's railroad workers for more than 40 years
Schlichter Bogard & Denton have a long record of success representing injury claims on behalf of America's railroad workers and their families. Read more about our expertise and this exceptional record.
Schlichter Bogard & Denton, LLP
Trial without error.
Our highest priority is obtaining the maximum possible recovery for each of our clients. Our track record and reputation are the result of our aggressive approach to representing our clients and our commitment to hard work, creative thinking and development to the highest level of our skills as trial lawyers — trial without error.
Schlichter Bogard & Denton is a premier plaintiff's law firm for railroad injury claims, product liability, toxic tort, pharmaceutical products, class actions, ERISA and employee pension claims. The firm takes on America's biggest companies and wins major jury verdicts and settlements — judgments that make the workplace and products safer, and protect American workers' pensions and retirement.
The firm has perfected the art of litigation with knowledgeable and aggressive attorneys, and a highly skilled support team of investigators, paralegals and secretaries. Victory for our clients is the only acceptable outcome for Schlichter Bogard & Denton's proven team approach.
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A Nationally Recognized Railroad Injury & FELA Practice
Schlichter Bogard & Denton has devoted many years to providing the highest level of representation to America's railroad workers. Jerry has been Designated Legal Counsel for the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers for many years and is currently Designated Legal Counsel for the United Transportation Union and has been voted repeatedly by his peers into "Best Lawyers in America", most recently in 2014. In addition, Mr. Schlichter has been elected by peers to the National Board of the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys (ARLA), an organization which advocates retaining the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), an almost 100 year old law which provides for the rights of injured railroad employees to sue their employer for fault causing injury. Jerry is a past national President of the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates.
Pharmaceutical Litigation Leaders
Schlichter Bogard & Denton attorneys play significant leadership roles in protecting the rights of American consumers injured by companies who put profits before patients. We are an experienced national leader in pharmaceutical litigation and have successfully taken on the largest drug companies on behalf of our clients.
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Protecting Workers' Retirement Plans
Schlichter Bogard & Denton's extensive knowledge and experience in ERISA litigation is helping to protect the hard-earned retirement and 401(k) plans of many American workers. We have successfully litigated national class action cases for employees and retirees alleging excessive fees against some of the largest companies in the country, and we continue that fight for our clients.
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Roger C. Denton
Roger has spent his entire career representing seriously injured individuals, including railroad employees and victims of dangerous products and defective pharmaceutical drugs. He has litigated cases in more than a dozen states, both in state and federal courts. Roger has a national reputation as a leader in pharmaceutical litigation. Roger is acting as MDL Liaison Counsel in Yasmin/Yaz litigation, having been appointed by Chief Judge David Herndon, of the Southern District of Illinois. Roger is also lead counsel in the NuvaRing MDL, having been appointed by Judge Rodney Sippel of the Eastern District of Missouri. Roger has served on the National Plaintiffs' Steering Committees in the Ortho Evera MDL Litigation, appointed by Judge David A. Katz, of the Northern District of Ohio, as well as the Gadolinium MDL, appointed by Judge Dan A. Polster, of the Northern District of Ohio.