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We care deeply about every one of our clients and we fight vigorously to achieve full and fair results. Throughout our combined 70 years of personal injury practice, we have developed deep ties to the Kansas City community and many of our friends have been clients at some time or other. We are honored to serve our community by providing support and advocacy when it is most needed.

Personal Injury Attorneys in Kansas City, Missouri

Ed Dougherty

Ed Dougherty

Partner/Lawyer

Ed Dougherty is a lifelong resident of Kansas City, Missouri, and has practiced as a trial lawyer across the Midwest for over 38 years. He has tried over 250 jury trials in relation to vehicular accidents, premises liability, product liability, and medical malpractice.

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Philip Holloway

Philip Holloway

Partner/Lawyer

Philip Holloway was born and raised in Kansas City and has over 30 years of experience in cases involving vehicular accidents (including motorcycle accidents and semi-truck accidents), premises liability, and product liability. Phil also represents children in relation to accident claims.

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Motorcycle Accidents

Take advantage of our combined 70 years of experience with motorcycle accidents. We can preempt what is going to unfold. We will present all of your options to you and will empower you to take control of your situation.

Serious Brain Injuries

Victims of brain injuries are often confused and unaware of their symptoms. We work with medical and rehabilitative experts as necessary to investigate the full range of any injuries. We make sure that your story is heard.

Fighting for High Settlements

When the amount of your loss exceeds the insured party’s limit, insurance adjusters will not tell you where additional coverage may be located. But we know where to look and what to do in order to maximize your recovery.

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With 70 years of combined experience getting settlements in your favor.

The time after an accident is traumatic, confusing, and full of challenges. You need a team that will guide you, support you and fight for you.

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See how we have helped clients while dealing with the most difficult moments of their lives. Visit our Videos page and learn how we can help you too.

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It Will Be Alright
But It Takes Time

In the aftermath of an accident, you are likely to be confused, overwhelmed, and frustrated. You may be in physical and psychological pain. You may have medical issues to deal with. You may also be unable to work, and this can lead to financial stress. These are understandably going to be some of your most difficult times.

We strive to provide more than just legal advice. We will support you, educate you and inform you. We will take you by the hand and guide you through this process, and piece by piece you will put your life back together.

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Verdicts & Settlements

Our firm was hired to represent an individual visiting a national hotel chain due to a fall that occurred in their hallway. The hotel designed a raise in the hallway floor just outside the elevator entrance which was difficult to detect due to the lack of lighting and materials used in the design. Our client was coming out of the elevator when he tripped over the raised portion of the hallway. He fell on his left shoulder and tore his rotator cuff requiring surgery and substantial rehabilitation. The matter was resolved in mediation prior to trial for a significant confidential amount.

The matter was resolved in mediation prior to trial for a significant confidential amount.

On January 17, 2014, wrongful death claims for two young men were resolved with Bartlett Grain, arising out of a grain elevator explosion two years before. The amount of the settlement is confidential.

The amount of the settlement is confidential.

A line of motorcycles manufactured in China and sold through a United States distributor led to a wreck causing a severe shoulder injury and fractured arm. The cause of the accident was a designed defect in the throttle cable assembly causing the throttle to stick in certain situations. Our client was thrown from the motorcycle, receiving severe injuries. A lawsuit was brought against the Chinese corporation and the American distributor. A verdict was entered against the Chinese corporation in the amount of $200,000.

A verdict was entered against the Chinese corporation in the amount of $200,000.

On May 28, 2014, a six-year-old boy’s head injury claim was settled with an inflatable company for injuries sustained by the boy when he was at a school carnival and was playing on one of the inflatables. The amount of the settlement is confidential.

The amount of the settlement is confidential.
Hidden Defect in Hotel Hallway Causes Fall

Our firm was hired to represent an individual visiting a national hotel chain due to a fall that occurred in their hallway. The hotel designed a raise in the hallway floor just outside the elevator entrance which was difficult to detect due to the lack of lighting and materials used in the design. Our client was coming out of the elevator when he tripped over the raised portion of the hallway. He fell on his left shoulder and tore his rotator cuff requiring surgery and substantial rehabilitation. The matter was resolved in mediation prior to trial for a significant confidential amount.

The matter was resolved in mediation prior to trial for a significant confidential amount.
Elevator Explosion Leads to Two Wrongful Deaths

On January 17, 2014, wrongful death claims for two young men were resolved with Bartlett Grain, arising out of a grain elevator explosion two years before. The amount of the settlement is confidential.

The amount of the settlement is confidential.
Motorcycle Manufactured in China With Throttle Defect

A line of motorcycles manufactured in China and sold through a United States distributor led to a wreck causing a severe shoulder injury and fractured arm. The cause of the accident was a designed defect in the throttle cable assembly causing the throttle to stick in certain situations. Our client was thrown from the motorcycle, receiving severe injuries. A lawsuit was brought against the Chinese corporation and the American distributor. A verdict was entered against the Chinese corporation in the amount of $200,000.

A verdict was entered against the Chinese corporation in the amount of $200,000.
Six-Year-Old Boy Suffers Head Injury at School Carnival

On May 28, 2014, a six-year-old boy’s head injury claim was settled with an inflatable company for injuries sustained by the boy when he was at a school carnival and was playing on one of the inflatables. The amount of the settlement is confidential.

The amount of the settlement is confidential.

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There are often a number of ways to drive a matter towards a positive resolution. Out-of-court settlements are possible and in the right circumstances, they can provide swift and satisfactory results with less cost or stress to you. But sometimes a lawsuit is necessary.

Whether your matter is settled in or out of court, your outcome will be a direct result of your chosen strategy and how it is implemented by your attorney.

Every case is different but our unrivaled experience and expertise in relation to Missouri personal injury matters allow us to provide valuable insight that very few attorneys can match.

Less accomplished or experienced attorneys might present you with one or two options and then push you in that direction. But we know what is likely to unfold and how best to deal with it. We will present you with all of your options. We will empower you to make intelligent decisions and seize control of your situation.

With our assistance, you will take the front foot and will be in your strongest possible position to negotiate or to receive the compensation you deserve.