- Manufacturing & Transportation
- Toxic Tort
- Product Liability
|Contact Info||Telephone: 314.480.1962|
|University ||University of Missouri - Columbia, B.S., Political Science/History, magna cum laude, 2008 Dean's List; Glen M. McCaslin Memorial Scholarship; Ralph K. and Maxine J. Hibbs Scholarship for the Liberal Arts; Tom Berenger Opportunities for Excellence Scholarship; Dean's Honor Scholarship|
|Law School||Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011; Academic Excellence Award, Criminal Law, Business Associations; Saint Louis University Law Journal, Editor|
|Admitted||2011, Missouri; 2012, Illinois|
Mark defends clients in matters involving toxic tort, product liability and personal injury law. He concentrates his practice in cases alleging industrial explosions and exposure to asbestos. Mark also focuses extensively on product liability and defect cases involving various commercial products.
Handling guardianship cases of adults and minors from start to finish, Mark is experienced in drafting and filing guardianship petitions and managing the process and procedures of service, notice and hearing on the petition.
Awards and Recognitions
Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame, 2012
Central Missouri Food Bank
•Habitat for Humanity
•Represented a Fortune 500 corporation in the investigation and litigation of a grain bin explosion that resulted in multiple injuries.
11.13.13 Rejection: Every Exposure Theory in Asbestos Litigation
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Rejection: Every Exposure Theory in Asbestos Litigation
Mark A. Pratzel, November 25, 2013
A trend has emerged across the country whereby more courts are rejecting the every exposure theory in asbestos litigation. This theory, also referred to the single fiber theory, is used by plaintiffs in asbestos litigation to argue that a single fiber is substantially causative of asbestos-related...
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