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

    Edmund S.

  • “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.

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

    Lacretia C.

  • “From our initial encounter to the day of settlement, I was extremely impressed by his professionalism.”

    J. Mattonen

  • “Bob Kingsland did the finest job of any attorney that I have ever worked with during the more than 25 years that I have consulted on medical cases.”

    D. A., M.D.

  • “I would always recommend Bob to anyone with a serious injury who needed an attorney.”

    Mary A.

  • “You Mr. Kingsland personally demonstrated courage, candor, and legal ability to achieve this result on my behalf.”

    Reith B.

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

    Patricia L.

  • “I will never hesitate to refer Mr. Kingsland to anyone who is in need of a professional attorney and law firm.”

    John J.

  • “Mr. Kingsland and his staff were very thorough and stayed with my case for a prompt resolution.”

    Jennifer B.

  • “I would recommend him to a friend. A great staff.”

    Stan G.

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

    Cieara J.

  • “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.

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

    Brittny O

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

    Thomas V. B.

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

  • 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