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Our Medical Team

Outstanding Medical Malpractice Representation in Kansas City

Here at Dempsey & Kingsland, our attorneys are well-versed in the medical terminology and the various laws that come into play when pursuing a medical malpractice claim. On top of this, we offer clients another significant benefit: Access to medical professionals. Our firm works closely with two medical professionals who contribute their knowledge and expertise to every case.

Our doctor and nurse consultants actively participate in the evaluation and preparation of our cases from start to finish. Very few law firms have the accessible medical expertise that our firm possesses. Learn more about our medical team below.

To request a free consultation with Dempsey & Kingsland, please contact us at (816) 484-3776.

Jane O’Shaughnessy, M.D.

Jane O’Shaughnessy, M.D. has been Dempsey & Kingsland’s lead physician consultant since 1999. Dr. O’Shaughnessy has had a long and distinguished career, with years of active clinical practice. She was Chairperson of the Dept. of Emergency Medicine at St. Vincent’s S.I. – a high-volume trauma center in New York City – for 17 years and currently holds a faculty position at the New Jersey College of Medicine.

Dr. O’Shaughnessy has evaluated hundreds of medical malpractice cases for Dempsey & Kingsland in a broad range of medical topics and is available to the firm from first review through settlement or trial.

Dr. O’Shaughnessy earned her medical degree at St. Louis University. She is board certified in internal medicine and is a Lifetime Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Cathy L. Brown, RN, BSN

Cathy L. Brown, RN, BSN, has performed medical research for Dempsey & Kingsland since 2003. She has over 35 years of hospital and private practice experience in nursing in the areas of pediatrics, neonatology, cardiology, and surgery.

Early in her career, Cathy worked with world-renowned cardiac surgeon Michael DeBakey.

Cathy obtained her bachelor of sciences degree in nursing from the University of Iowa.

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  • 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

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Verdicts & Settlements

Your Victories Are Our Victories

  • Vaccine Leads to Paralysis/Quadriplegia $43.1 Million
  • Medical Malpractice $15.5 Million
  • Vaccine Leads to Cardiac/Respiratory Arrest & Brain Damage $7.32 Million
  • Workers' Compensation $7.25 Million
  • Breach of Policy Coverage/Bad Faith Claim $7 Million
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Why You Can Count On Us

  • 100+ Years of Combined Experience
  • Proven Record of Success
  • Dedicated, Responsive & Accessible Attorneys
  • Insight From Medical Professionals
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