Kansas City Catastrophic Injury Lawyers


The Go-To Catastrophic Injury and Wrongful Death Attorneys

No one wants to receive that call that their loved one or friend has been gravely injured or killed unexpectedly. Accidents happen every day leading to more than 145,000 deaths each year across the country. Most could have been prevented.

From car crash injuries to workplace injuries to defective manufacturing, our attorneys at Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe have seen and tried them all. More than half of our team began their careers as prosecutors. They readily understand the importance of proving liability as well as how a civil personal injury or wrongful death case is intertwined with a criminal investigation and prosecution.

Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe have built a nationwide reputation as the best, thanks to our vigorous representation of victims. Across our four practice areas, truck accidents, nursing home abuse and neglect, sexual abuse, and bad faith, we have tried thousands of catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. We fight for more than money. We fight for change. We have successfully required local, regional and national firms to make significant safety changes to policies and procedures. In addition, we have worked with local, state and federal governments to create and reform laws to better protect our citizens. Contact our nationwide catastrophic injury attorneys today for a free case consultation and learn how we can support your journey toward healing and restitution.

Comprehensive Subject Matter Experts

Our nationwide catastrophic injury lawyers at Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe have experience with a wide range of catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, including:

  • Medical malpractice
  • Sexual assault
  • Birth injury
  • Drunk driving accidents
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Industrial accidents
  • Brain damage and traumatic brain injuries
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Fatal automobile crashes
  • Distracted drivers
  • Electrocution
  • Amputation
  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Burns and smoke inhalation
  • Falls

We provide compassion and vigorous representation to families and friends who have lost a loved one due to someone else’s negligence. One of our experienced catastrophic injury attorneys Nationwide will work closely with your family to make sure others understand the extent of your loss. We understand no amount of money can reverse the loss, but we believe the proper use of our legal system to achieve accountability, change and monetary compensation can ease a family’s pain and suffering.

The catastrophic injury attorneys at Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe know how to explore and utilize all potential sources of recovery. Plus, we work on a contingency basis, which means you pay nothing unless we obtain compensation for you. We will work hard to recover compensation for all your losses, including medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering.

Thorough and Effective Litigators

Our catastrophic injury and wrongful death attorneys are committed to handling all of the details of your case so you can focus on healing and recovery. Our extensive courtroom experience makes us powerful advocates and persuasive negotiators. We are also known as compassionate advisers to people in need. We’re focused on advocating for full and fair compensation for our clients. Our catastrophic injury attorneys seek accountability and justice even if you’re expected to recover from your injuries.

At Dollar, Burns, Becker & Hershewe, we know how to effectively use evidence collected in a criminal investigation to pursue civil claims on your behalf while we analyze complex insurance coverage issues that often arise. We pride ourselves on taking the time to answer every question our clients have, and we address every issue in detail, including:

  1. How we handle underinsured and uninsured situations.
  2. Where we look to uncover additional lines of insurance from which to make claims.
  3. How we make sure medical bills and funeral bills are properly paid.
  4. How we help with health insurance claims for reimbursement in the event of a monetary recovery.
  5. We handle every call from any insurance adjuster or other party that relates to your claim.
  6. We go the distance, both in court and with you, to protect others down the road.