Practice Areas

What We Do


Birth & Neonatal Injury

The birth of your child should be the happiest moment of your life. When things go wrong at the hands of a medical provider, everything can change. If you or your child suffered a birth or neonatal injury due to negligence, we will help you get full and fair compensation.


BRPD Strip Search Class Action

The Baton Rouge Police Department Systematically violated the rights of citizens by taking them into custody, strip searching, and physically abusing them without justification or legitimate purpose. The officers and supervisors who committed these violations were in a specialized unit known as the “Brave Team” or the “Street Crimes Unit”. If you or a loved one were victims of unlawful tactics of the Baton Rouge Police Department in the last three years and you want to hold the officers and the accountable, provide us with the information requested below and our firm will contact you to discuss your case.


Civil Rights

Your civil rights are more than a theory. They are protected assets that deserve to be protected. At McEldrew Purtell, fighting for the rights of our clients is more than just our job, it is our passion.


Construction & Work-Related Injury

Through McEldrew Purtell’s 30-plus years of taking workers’ sides, we’ve seen a good amount of the worst and most complicated workers’ comp cases there are.


Dangerous Drugs & Devices

The corporate actions of Big Pharma can result in products and practices that aren’t safe for patients. If you’ve suffered damages because of a dangerous drug or medical device, we’ll help you fight to get the compensation you deserve.


EzriCare Eyedrops

While eye drops are generally harmless, what happens when an eye product becomes contaminated and, therefore, harmful? For many users of EzriCare eyedrops, the answer to this question became evident. 


Funeral Home Negligence

If you have been the victim of funeral home negligence in Philadelphia, you need the right funeral home abuse attorney in your corner.


Medical Malpractice

Medical errors can devastate your life and can result in irreparable damage or even death. If you or a loved one have suffered medical malpractice at the hands of a negligent medical provider, we’ll help you recover damages for your suffering.


Monsanto/Bayer PCB Lawsuits

As the sole manufacturer of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) for decades, Monsanto and its parent company Bayer now face numerous lawsuits over the toxic effects these substances have had on humans, wildlife, and the environment.


Negligent Security


Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

When you place your loved one in the care of a nursing home, you expect quality care and safety. If you or your loved one has experienced neglect or elder abuse while in the care of a nursing home, we can help you collect the compensation you deserve.


Premises Liability

Under local, state and federal laws, property owners have an obligation to keep their buildings and land safe for authorized visitors and businesses. When a property owner fails in their “duty of care” to provide a reasonable expectation of responsibility, innocent people can suffer personal injuries.


Products Liability

As a consumer, you place your trust in a brand when you purchase its products. If you’ve been injured by a dangerous or defective product, our team of experienced attorneys will work to recover the damages you deserve.


Rideshare & Vehicle Crashes

All too often, road accidents can have tragic results. If you’ve been in a vehicle accident, we’ll help you navigate the process of recovering the damages you’re entitled to.


Spinal Cord Injury

A spinal cord injury is not only devastating to your life but can cost millions of dollars in treatment and cost of living expenses in the years following your accident. If you’ve suffered a spinal cord injury because of someone else’s negligence, we’re here to help you get what you deserve.


Toxic Tort

Every few years it seems that another bombshell is revealed about toxic and harmful substances in the water we drink, the air we breathe, the walls of our homes and in the food that we grow.


Train & Mass Transit Crashes

Our team of lawyers can assist with wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits for railroad workers and passengers on trains.


Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain injuries are often lethal and, at the very least, life altering. If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury because of someone else’s negligence, we want to help you recover compensation for your medical costs and pain and suffering.


Trucking & Commercial Vehicle Accidents

Accidents with large trucks can cause catastrophic injuries and fatalities. If you or a loved one has been in an accident with a large truck, we’ll help you collect the compensation you’re entitled to for injuries, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Our Results

$2 Billion+ in Recoveries

Don’t trust your case to just anyone. Our results speak for themselves. McEldrew Purtell has what it takes to get you the settlement you deserve.

$50 Million+

Medical Malpractice Recoveries

$50 Million+

Railroad Accident Recoveries

$20 Million+

Trucking Accident Recoveries

$10 Million+

Civil Rights Recoveries