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Edwardsville-based law firm takes on new name


From Illinois Business Journal news services

EDWARDSVILLE – Injury attorneys Troy Walton, Steve Telken and Ron Foster have announced the new name of their law firm, Walton Telken Foster, LLC.

The firm, originally named Schoen Walton Telken & Foster, LLC, has been representing victims of serious injuries in Illinois and Missouri since 2009. Original member Paul Schoen recently left the firm and will operate his own law firm in Belleville.

“Paul is our friend and we wish him well,” said Telken.

In addition to Troy Walton, Steve Telken and Ron Foster, the firm employs attorney Micah Summers and attorney Michael Marker remains of-counsel.

Walton Telken Foster, LLC is based in Edwardsville.

“While our practice is concentrated in Madison County, St. Clair County, and the Metro-St. Louis area, we also regularly handle cases throughout Illinois and Missouri,” said Foster.

Walton said the firm’s members have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of clients in product liability, trucking and auto accident cases, medical malpractice, premises liability, workers’ compensation, and other types of injury cases.

In addition to handling individual injury and wrongful death cases, Walton Telken Foster is taking a leading role in managing and handling complex mass torts cases. They are currently co-lead counsel on hundreds of cancer cases from radiation exposure near Coldwater Creek (North St. Louis County, co-lead counsel on hundreds of Syngenta corn cases on behalf of Illinois farmers, and co-counsel on thousands of claims on behalf of St. Clair County residents for exposure to PCBs/dioxins.

Walton Telken Foster can be reached at (618) 307-9880 or toll free at (844) 836-3535 or online at

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