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ERIC P.
HALL

Partner

ehall@heplerbroom.com

618-307-1242

Edwardsville, IL

 

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos
  • Products Liability
  • Talc
  • Toxic Tort

Education

  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, B.A. in English, 1997

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Courts for the
    • Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of Illinois
    • Western District of Missouri

Practice Description


Eric P. Hall focuses his practice on trials involving complex business litigation matters including toxic torts, product liability, and personal injury.

Bar/Professional Associations


  • American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Madison County Bar Association
  • NAACP
  • Songwriters Guild of America
  • Voting Member of The Recording Academy (GRAMMYS)

Awards, Honors & Distinctions


  • Best Lawyers in America (2018-2019)
  • Illinois Super Lawyer, Rising Star (2013-2014)

Law School Honors/Involvement


  • Editor, Southern Illinois University Law Review

Community Involvement


  • Mr. Hall devotes his time to providing pro bono legal assistance to area amateur boxers and trainers.

Published Legal Writing


  • “Vanquishing the Reptile and Using the Reverse Reptile Strategy,” IDC Quarterly (2nd Quarter 2016). (Read here.)
  • “It Runs in the Family: Genetics and Cancer,” The Illinois Manufacturer (Summer 2012).
  • “Erionite: And You Thought Crocidolite Was Bad?” DRI Asbestos Medicine (Nov. 2008). (Co-Author)

Legal Lectures & Presentations


  • “When the Dust Settles on Music and the Law,” DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar (Austin TX) (2018)
  • “Debunking the ‘Reptile’ Strategy,” Defense Asbestos Litigation Seminar (Orlando FL, 2017)
  • “Current Trends in Medical Defenses & Trial Strategy in Asbestos Litigation,” HeplerBroom University (Edwardsville IL, 2015).
  • “Frye & Daubert: Issues on Admissibility of Expert Testimony,” HeplerBroom University (Edwardsville IL, 2014).
  • “Developing a Corporate Story and Defending Against a State-of-the-Art Expert,” HeplerBroom University (Edwardsville IL, 2013).
  • “Expert Witnesses: The Key to the Case and Discovery and Evidence in Toxic Tort Cases,” National Business Institute, Inc. (2013).
  • “Erionite: Are We Finished Talking Turkey?” Included in Talc, Erionite and Zeolite: Contamination and Alternative Exposures – Not Always What They Seem, DRI Asbestos Medicine (Nov. 2012).
  • “Smoking, Life Expectancy, Disease Causations in Litigation,” HeplerBroom University (Edwardsville IL, 2012).
  • “Finding, Hiring, and Preparing an Expert Witness for Disclosure and Depositions,” HeplerBroom University (Edwardsville IL, 2009).