Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe began representing injured clients over 25 years ago.

Since then, the firm has represented thousands of clients across 42 states. Our attorneys have tried hundreds of cases to trial and recovered over a billion dollars in settlements and verdicts.  No one expects to suffer a catastrophic injury, or to lose a loved one, due to the fault of another. Unfortunately, it happens every day due to corporate negligence and the reckless conduct of individuals. Our team at Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe is here to fight for you.

Tim Dollar, our founding partner, began his career forty years ago as an assistant prosecuting attorney, representing the State of Missouri in pursuing criminal charges when victims were injured.  While he continues to serve Jackson County in high profile criminal cases, this experience reinforced his call to advocate for individuals and families in the civil justice system.  Over a quarter of a century ago, Tim recruited other assistant prosecutors with vast trial experience to join him in his fight for justice.   The Law Office of Tim Dollar grew into our current firm, Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe, in representing clients in Truck Crashes, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Child Injuries and Insurance Bad Faith cases. Collectively, we have tried hundreds of jury trials throughout the country.

When tragedy strikes, you want a team of experienced trial attorneys to guide you through the complex world of personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Choosing the right firm is critical in achieving full justice for you and your loved ones. The attorneys at Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe strategically pursue all avenues of liability to ensure every party is held accountable and to maximize compensation. We have recovered over $1 billion dollars in settlements and trial wins for those harmed and killed due to truck accidents, car accidents, defective products, and other misconduct.

We fight to make our communities safer every day so that others do not suffer similar tragedies. Our attorneys have spent time and effort working to reform industries to improve safety by educating the public and advocating for rule changes, stronger laws, enhanced safety programs, and stricter enforcement of existing procedures. We have also required changes to company policies as conditions of settlements for our clients and their communities.

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Our attorneys take the time to understand your case, explore every option, and guide you throughout the entire process. Communication and trust are the foundation of our relationship.

Our attorneys have built a national reputation for being the premier catastrophic injury, truck crash, and wrongful death trial attorneys.

The firm has continuously been recognized on America’s Top 100, Super Lawyers, U.S. News Best Law Firms and other national legal publications for our work. While Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe has a national presence, we are centrally located in Kansas City and through the years helping thousands of clients in communities across Missouri and Kansas.  While our clients wish they had never needed our services, many have become lifelong friends.  Our support continues well after their case ends.

If you or your loved one has been injured or killed by the negligence of another party, you are entitled to full justice, including the entire amount of damages owed.  Unfortunately, too often, attorneys representing injury victims attempt to reach a settlement without fully investigating and exhausting all avenues of liability.  At Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe, we are committed to taking on corporations and insurance companies to fight for the full measure of damages.  We often recover millions more than the policy limits of insurance coverage.

The firm has successfully recovered hundreds of settlements, judgments, and jury verdicts over ten million dollars. In the last ten years alone, we have obtained the following:

$186,000,000 Judgment – Child Spinal Cord Injury from Motor Vehicle Accident

$70,000,000 Jury Verdict – Wrongful Death of Minor & Catastrophic Injury from Motor Vehicle Accident

$40,800,000 Settlement – Wrongful Death of Mother & Catastrophic Injury from Truck Crash

$40,000,000 Settlement – Wrongful Death of Child & Catastrophic Injury from Defective Product

$40,000,000 Jury Verdict – Wrongful Death of Father from Motor Vehicle Accident

$39,000,000 Jury Verdict – Wrongful Death & Catastrophic Injury from Truck Crash

$37,500,000 Jury Verdict – Spinal Cord Injury from Motor Vehicle Accident

$36,300,000 Settlement – Catastrophic Injury from Construction Accident

$35,900,000 Settlement – Wrongful Death of Mother & Catastrophic Injury from Truck Crash

$28,000,000 Jury Verdict – Catastrophic Injury from Defective Product

$27,000,000 Settlement – Wrongful Death from Truck Crash