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undefinedLeland F. Dempsey

KANSAS CITY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ATTORNEY


Attorney Leland F. Dempsey is a founding member of Dempsey & Kingsland, P.C. He focuses his practice on medical malpractice and personal injury cases. A graduate of Tulane Law School, Leland F. Dempsey has been practicing in the state of Missouri since 1982, and is also licensed to practice in the state of Kansas.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical malpractice
  • Personal injury — plaintiff

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1982
  • Kansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Education

  • Tulane Law School– New Orleans, Louisiana

Honors & Awards

  • “Best of the Bar” in the Field of Medical Malpractice
  • “Outstanding Lawyer of America”
  • AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Included in Super Lawyers® Magazine 2005-2006 and 2008-2018
  • “Who’s Who of American Lawyers” - Strathmore

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Board of Governors
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Board of Governors
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Co-Chair, Amicus Committee-Board of Governors

To learn more about Attorney Leland F. Dempsey, please call the firm at (816) 484-3776.

Client Testimonials

When We Make the Case for Our Clients
They Make the Case For Us
  • “I will never hesitate to refer Mr. Kingsland to anyone who is in need of a professional attorney and law firm.”

    John J.

  • “I would recommend him to anyone seeking an attorney for representation in a medical malpractice case or a personal injury case.”

    Gina R.

  • “We were very pleased with the way we were kept informed and guided through every step, all the way to the settlement date.”

    Martha H.

  • “Very proficient. And very hard working towards getting things done in a good, timely manner.”

    Lacretia C.

  • “Thank you Mr. Kingsland for the opportunity to mediate the case yesterday.”

    Thomas V. B.

  • “Once again I can’t thank you all enough. I appreciate everything you’ve done for me. ”

    Cieara J.

  • “"Wonderful results"”

    Louie Caskey

  • “He does everything within His power to go above the call of duty to ensure your case is handled only in the most professional/productive manner with the your quality life always in the forefront.”

    Christopher P.

  • “Mr. Kingsland’s professionalism was above and beyond what I expected. He is a man of great integrity, compassion and honor…”

    Lawanda R.

  • “His firm has excellent service when you are there in the office or over the phone.”

    Erica J.

  • “We were both very pleased with how quickly this matter was settled and are comfortable with the settlement amount.”

    Patricia L.

  • “I am unbelievably grateful that we had such an outstanding attorney and staff to support us and help us through this experience!”

    Brittny O

  • “I am very grateful.”

    Cindy P.

  • “Your reputation for being the best was certainly demonstrated throughout this whole process.”

    Kaye H.

  • “Mr. Kingsland and Mr. Akins were able to get me fully compensated for my injuries.”

    Edmund S.

Why Choose Dempsey & Kingsland

Put Experience on Your Side
  • Proven Record of Success in Cases Like Yours

  • More than 80 Years of Combined Legal Experience

  • Dr. O’Shaughnessy & Cathy Brown RN Work with Us From Start to Finish

  • Accessible Attorneys that are Involved in Each Case

Verdicts & Settlements

Your Victories are Our Victories
  • $43.1 Million Settlement Vaccine leads to Paralysis/Quadriplegia
  • $7,326,934.00 Recovery Vaccine leads to cardiac/respiratory arrest and brain damage
  • $7.25 Million Settlement $7.25 million awarded family of worker who fell to his death from high rise building
  • $7 Million Settlement Breach of Policy Coverage/Bad Faith Claim
  • $5 Million Settlement Truck-Car Fatality Collision
  • $4 Million Settlement Head-on Collision
  • $2.69 Million Combined Settlements Elective Surgery Fraud/Malpractice
  • $2.3 million cumulative settlements Bariatric surgeries
  • $1.85 million settlement Worker Crushed by Forklift While Visiting Industrial Plant
  • $1.83 million recovery Vaccine Leads to Spinal Injury

Our Commitment to Excellence

  • Keenan Trial Institute
  • American Association for Justice
  • MATA - Helping to Balance the Scales of Justice
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Best of the Bar
  • AV Peer Review Rated - AV - Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers