Serious Injury and Wrongful Death Attorneys

With little warning, your life and the lives of your loved ones may drastically change due to the negligent actions of another. Your health, your ability to earn a living and your ability to enjoy a normal life may all be seriously harmed, sometimes permanently.

We understand the problems and crises that arise from serious injuries and deaths resulting from fatal accidents. Those who cause serious injuries or deaths should be held accountable. Founded in 1986, the personal injury attorneys at Dempsey & Kingsland, P.C., have maintained a commitment to excellence in representing the seriously injured and their families in negligence cases involving:

A Record of Success

Attorneys Leland Dempsey and Robert Kingsland have achieved results that have set both national and state records. In 2007, Leland Dempsey secured an award of $43,000,000 for an injured child who was rendered a quadriplegic after receiving a measles, mumps and rubella vaccination. This award is commonly recognized as the largest vaccination award in U.S. history.

Also in 2007, Robert Kingsland obtained a $5,000,000 settlement in a case involving a death caused when the driver of an over-the-road truck collided with a disabled motor vehicle on a Kansas City highway. This case was listed by Missouri Lawyers Weekly as the fifth largest settlement in the state of Missouri that year.

We invite you to review the verdicts and settlements of the many cases that we have resolved over the years. These cases reflect our commitment to excellence that has not gone unnoticed within the legal community. The quality of our legal work has earned us an “AV” rating (highest ranking for ability and ethics) from Martindale-Hubbell, the premier national rating service for attorneys.

We also invite you to review the biographies of our personal injury attorneys, medical staff, legal assistants and paralegals on this website and the accompanying Web pages. Whether you have been injured in a car accident or suffered brain injuries as a result of a physician error, you will note that we have the experience, the resources and the staffing to provide you with a quick preliminary analysis and case preparation that minimizes delay.

Contact our medical malpractice attorneys at 816-421-6868 for a free consultation. We welcome the opportunity to get to know you. We are confident that we can win your trust and obtain the results that you deserve.