Areas We Serve

Serving Clients Across Central Illinois & St. Louis

Committed to the Full Protection of Your Rights & Interests

The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm has offices in Charleston, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri. We have served clients across Southern Illinois and Missouri for over 25 years, fighting for outcomes that change their lives for the better. In fact, we have recovered millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for the injured and families who have lost loved ones due to negligence and wrongdoing.

As personal injury attorneys, we recognize the value of strategic negotiations and aggressive litigation, taking the approach that is most likely to yield an ideal result. Because we have over 100 years of collective experience and knowledge, we are able to tailor our legal services – and our approach – to each client’s needs.

Areas We Serve

While we have offices in Charleston, IL and St. Louis, MO, we are proud to serve clients throughout, but not limited to, the following cities:

Contact Us for Strong Legal Counsel

Whether you were injured in a motorcycle, truck, car, or other motor vehicle accident, have suffered harm caused by a defective product, experienced side effects from a dangerous drug, or lost a loved one due to nursing home abuse or medical malpractice, you can find the legal insight and guidance you need at The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm. We have the resources to take on any type of personal injury action against any opponent. We are recognized as battle-tested litigators who will stop at nothing to help our clients seek the justice they so rightfully deserve.

You can learn more about the areas we serve and our practice areas by continuing to review the information on this website, and you are always welcome to contact our offices. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your concerns and the ways we can help you. You can trust our honesty and discretion as we tend to your needs.

Call (217) 394-5885 or fill out our online contact form today!

Recognized as a top-tier law firm

  • 2021 Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"
    2021 Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association
    The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Best Lawyers In America
    Best Lawyers In America
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
  • Rising Stars
    Rising Stars
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Leading Lawyers Advisory Board Member
    Leading Lawyers Advisory Board Member
  • Recommended by Peers for Leading Lawyers Network
    Recommended by Peers for Leading Lawyers Network
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
    AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®


Millions Recovered For Our Clients
  • Car Accident $16,550,000 Settlement

    Settlement for a family of four involved in a single car wreck in a highway construction zone.

  • Wrongful Death $5,900,000 Verdict

    Verdict for the wrongful death of a woman as a result of the negligent failure of a pathologist to diagnose histoplasmosis.

  • Hospital Negligence $5,400,000 Settlement

    Settlement involving the failure of doctors at an east-central Illinois hospital to diagnose and treat a brain abscess.

  • Medical Malpractice $4,000,000 Settlement

    Settlement for a medical malpractice claim in downstate Illinois.

  • Tractor Trailer Injury and Death $2,400,000 Settlement

    Settlement for an Illinois tractor trailer injury resulting in death.

  • Medical Malpractice $2,100,000 Settlement

    Settlement for North Central Illinois medical malpractice case.

  • Truck Accident Resulting in Eye Injuries $2,000,000 Settlement

    Settlement of an accident involving a delivery truck with a pickup truck.

  • Negligent Care $1,750,000 Verdict

    Verdict for a case involving negligent podiatric care provided to the manager of a fast food restaurant.

  • Product Liability $1,750,000 Settlement

    Settlement for a man who lost both legs in a baler that had been improperly modified.

  • Hospital Negligence $1,245,000 Settlement

    Settlement for the failure by emergency room doctors to diagnose occluded carotid arteries and the stroke suffered by the patient as a result.


  • Unwavering Dedication

    We will fight for a just outcome on your behalf, and won’t give up in the face of difficult or unexpected challenges.

  • A Record of Proven Results

    Over our hundred years of combined legal experience, we have recovered millions of dollars for injured clients.

  • Respected in Our Community

    When attorneys need an attorney, they call us. Over 200 attorneys routinely refer clients to our capable & qualified team.

  • Compassionate Advocacy

    We genuinely care about the outcome of your case & commit to standing by your side every step of the way. 

  • Committed to Our Clients

    We pride ourselves in going the extra mile to make all of our clients feel comfortable, well-informed, and secure.

  • Clear Communication

    Our attorneys are committed to actively listening to our clients and to setting realistic, justifiable expectations.


The Opinions That Matter Most
  • “I highly recommend Bill Tapella to anyone in need of an honest hardworking attorney that can get the job done and find your closure.”

    - Betty “Jane” B.
  • “When I got hurt, I almost lost everything. Bill Tapella was there for me and helped me put my life together.”

    - Brenda M.
  • “Bill is very hard-working and he has a great team as well. They go above and beyond.”

    - Donna S.

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