The Team You Need for the Results You Deserve Kansas City's Leading Medical Malpractice & Serious Personal Injury Firm

The Medical Team at Dempsey & Kingsland, P.C.

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.

undefinedJane 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.

undefinedCathy 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.

Learn more about how our medical team can assist with your injury or medical malpractice case. Call today at (816) 484-3776.

Client Testimonials

When We Make the Case for Our Clients
They Make the Case For Us
  • “I would recommend him to a friend. A great staff.”

    Stan G.

  • “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 very grateful.”

    Cindy P.

  • “Fast Resolution”


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

    Jennifer B.

  • “"Wonderful results"”

    Louie Caskey

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

    Lacretia C.

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

    Gina R.

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

    Reith B.

  • “Mr. Kingsland and his staff were exceptionally prepared. He removed a major burden from my life.”

    Joseph Z.

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

    Mary A.

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

    Brittny O

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

    Cieara J.

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

    John J.

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

    J. Mattonen

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