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Wendt Law Firm: Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers

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Our law firm represents those who have suffered personal injuries or have lost a loved one due to the negligent actions of another. We specialize in personal injury trial litigation and focus our attention on those we represent.
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over $100 million recovered

With every case our priority is to secure a positive and just verdict for our clients. We are extremely proud of our record of representing and winning fair verdicts for plaintiffs.

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experienced attorneys

Our lawyers understand the personal impact that injury or death-related accidents can have, not only on the victims, but their entire family as well. You deserve the maximum compensation for your case.

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award winning attorneys

Recognized as one of the Top 50 Super Lawyers in Kansas City and Top 100 Super Lawyers in Missouri & Kansas and many more.

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trusted by our clients

At Wendt Law Firm P.C., our only focus is on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. For clients, that means years of experience in cases just like yours.

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Kansas City
Personal Injury Attorneys

Wendt Law Firm P.C. is the law firm you need on your side after a serious injury. Our Kansas City personal injury lawyers are committed to fighting for our clients and their families. We are passionate about representing accident victims and are prepared and able to take any case to trial.

Wendt Law Firm P.C. has a reputation for excellence in personal injury representation. Our attorneys have been recognized as among the best attorneys in Missouri and Kansas by numerous legal organizations. Samuel Wendt is one of the Top 50 Super Lawyers in Kansas City, and has received the honor of “Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyer”, awarded by Thomson Reuters every year since 2008. His mission is to use his exceptional trial skills to secure maximum compensation for victims of negligence in KC.

Do You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

At the Wendt Law Firm P.C., we recommend speaking to a lawyer after sustaining any type of personal injury that resulted in significant pain and suffering, medical bills, or missed time at work. Every case is different, so an experienced Kansas City injury attorney can carefully examine the details of your situation and help determine your next course of action. If your injuries are catastrophic, or if a loved one passed away in the accident, you should definitely seek legal counsel. Our initial case evaluations are completely free, giving you the opportunity to discuss your rights without risk or obligation. You could discover that you’re eligible for significant financial recovery. And, if you decide our legal team is the best fit for your lawsuit, we provide all personal injury services on a contingency fee basis, meaning you only pay us if you win.

There are certain elements that enable a personal injury victim to pursue financial recovery through the civil court system. These elements must be present in your accident to constitute grounds for a lawsuit. Someone else’s negligence, recklessness, intent to harm, or unlawful act must have caused or contributed to your injuries. The majority of personal injury cases center on the legal doctrine of negligence.

Some cases, however, do not require the injured party to prove negligence. Product liability claims, for example, rely on proof that a product had a defect, and that this defect caused the injury. There is no need to prove that the manufacturing company committed an act of negligence. Understanding the specific elements you’ll need to bring a claim in Kansas City, Kansas or Missouri requires help from an experienced personal injury lawyer.

Types of Cases We Handle in Kansas City

Wendt Law Firm P.C. is a dedicated personal injury firm with experience handling many types of cases in Kansas City, MO and around the country. We specialize in a variety of personal injury types, seeking maximum compensation through every possible legal outlet. Some of the practice areas we represent include car accidents, defective products, dangerous premises, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and wrongful death. We employ injury attorneys with expertise in many facets of law.

Negligent parties can exist anywhere, at any time. A distracted driver could run a red light and crash into your vehicle at the downtown loop. A negligent employer could fail to teach you proper safety procedures, leading to severe chemical burns at work. A careless pet owner can let a dangerous dog run loose. If you believe that someone else’s negligence played a role in your recent personal injuries or a loved one’s death, there may be legal remedies available to you. One conversation with our attorneys can open your eyes to a brighter financial future.

Our firm fights for maximum financial compensation so that each one of our clients gets the justice they deserve.

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Accidents can leave you seriously, even permanently, injured. Don’t let someone else’s bad decision ruin your life. Pursue justice and fair compensation with help from trustworthy Kansas City personal injury attorneys. We want to hear from you about your accident in Kansas or Missouri. To speak with someone about your case in a free legal consultation, call (866) 539-4415 or contact us online.

CASE RESULTS

$89M+

pharmaceutical settlements

These Clients were never adequately warned of the potential dangerous side effects associated with these drugs, which caused them to suffer serious injuries. Had they or their physicians been properly warned by the Pharmaceutical Companies, Clients would have likely never taken the harmful medication.

$10.3M

motor vehicle accident settlement

As a result of the subject collision, Petar suffered a traumatic brain injury, along with a myriad of other injuries. Since that date, he has required months of hospitalization and hours of therapy and rehabilitation, which continues today

$4.83M

motor vehicle accident settlement

"Craig” was traveling east on Missouri Highway 78 near Independence with his son Joseph when their 2004 Dodge Durango experienced mechanical problems. They pulled over to the shoulder and called a friend for help. Shortly after their friend arrived, a large box truck struck both vehicles and Craig as a pedestrian. The truck driver was distracted at the time, possibly by a text message. Craig was thrown from the impact and pinned underneath one of the vehicles.

$3.7M

oil & gas royalty settlement

Wendt Law Firm P.C. and associated counsel negotiated a settlement in a class-action case regarding improper payment for royalties associated with oil and gas produced in Kansas. The case was eventually settled before trial and we were able to secure $3,760,000.00 in compensation for our clients.

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What You Need from a Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyer

Handling personal injury cases in Kansas and Missouri poses unique challenges that your attorney must be equipped to handle. One of the largest cities in the country, Kansas City metropolitan area is a bi-state region of 2.1 million people anchored by Kansas City, Missouri. A personal injury attorney should be licensed by the state bar of both Kansas and Missouri, and have significant experience with both state’s court system and legal statutes. This way, they are prepared to handle anything that comes up in your case.

Our founding attorney Samuel Wendt is not only licensed in Kansas and Missouri, but has been recognized as one of the top 100 attorneys in both states. There are subtle but important differences in laws and legal statutes that pertain to personal injury cases in each state, most notably the difference in the time you have to file a claim. The statute of limitations in Kansas is two years from the date of the incident, while in Missouri it’s five years.

Beyond licensing and statutes, hiring an attorney for a serious injury case is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Be sure that your attorney has a track record of successes. Our firm has secured well over $100,000,000 for our clients, including over $89,000,000 in settlements against pharmaceutical companies. Our success record gives us an advantage in settlement negotiations and the resources that we need to hire investigators, pay for medical bills and allow our clients to focus on their recovery.

"Rarely do you feel that someone is on your corner when it comes to your health and what’s fair. The truth is, I’m just grateful to know that Jessica Agnelly was there for me and wouldn’t allow the insurance companies to just do anything they wanted to me and kept me informed every step of the way never have I been so pleased with a service."

Sharon

"Sam and his staff made a very difficult situation understandable by describing in laymans terms the process, possible outcomes and the timing of the decisions. All of this resulting in in positive outcome.”

Mike

"There are many lawyers in the Kansas City area, but Sam Wendt is the best of them! You will retain Sam, and his wonderful staff, with the utmost confidence that you have excellent legal representation.”

Nancy

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