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Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers

Over $500 Million Recovered for Our Clients in Missouri

Peterson & Associates, P.C. is a Kansas City, Missouri-based personal injury law firm that pursues cases such as serious injury, mass torts, product liability, Social Security Disability, auto accidents, and nursing home abuse for victims of negligence. Our firm has been protecting the rights of injured people just like you since 1993. You might be facing a confusing situation, but our lawyers have the experience and skill to offer you guidance, peace, and a clear plan of action.

Our seasoned Kansas City personal injury attorneys have a proven history of successfully serving clients harmed by negligence. We’ve been honored and included in lists like Super Lawyers®, Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent® Rating, and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, as well as many others, for over 10 years. These lists demonstrate one thing: we fight for our clients when no one else can. When you’re left searching for someone you can trust, turn to Peterson & Associates, P.C.

If you or a loved one has been harmed by the negligence or wrongdoing of another, get in touch with us today by calling (816) 298-8708

Our Practice Areas

If you or a loved one has been injured in Kansas City due to the negligence of another, Peterson & Associates, P.C. stands with you. We protect the rights of clients who have been hurt in car and truck accidents, by abusive nursing homes, dangerous drugs or medical devices, and a variety of other causes. Reach out to our firm to learn how we can fight for you and your family.

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Verdicts & Settlements

Our dedication to our clients and our determination to seek justice have lead our firm to record-setting victories. Learn more about some of our most notable cases.

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  • David M. Peterson

    Founder

    In 1993 David M. Peterson founded Peterson & Associates, P.C. a highly aggressive and successful plaintiffs-only mass tort and personal injury law firm that handles all types of catastrophic personal injury cases, with an emphasis in the areas of pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. He has obtained well in excess of one million dollars in successful judgments and verdicts. He has collected over $475 million* on behalf of his clients.

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  • Nicholas S. Clevenger

    Associate

    Nicholas S. Clevenger joined Peterson & Associates, P.C. as an associate in April 2005. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Clevenger clerked at the firm for over a year, gaining valuable experience in the practice areas of personal injury, pharmaceutical and medical malpractice and mass tort litigation. Since joining the firm, Mr. Clevenger has exclusively represented the injured.

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  • Kyle M. Sanford

    Associate

    Kyle M. Sanford joined Peterson & Associates, P.C. as an associate in January 2013. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Sanford clerked at two area plaintiff’s firm for two years where he learned valuable skills which have undoubtedly helped him make a successful transition to the firm.

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  • Kevin Young

    Mr. Young is a Southwest Missouri native from Marshfield who served in the Marines for six years before going to law school. Mr. Young received a bachelor’s degree in history from Drury University in Springfield Missouri and his Juris Doctorate from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia, graduating Magna Cum Laude.

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  • Ross W. Paczkowski

    Ross Paczkowski joined Peterson & Associates, P.C. in July of 2017. His practice emphasis is personal injury litigation, including motor vehicle collisions, trucking incidents, dangerous premises, dog bites and other personal injury matters.

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Recognized For Excellence

The Kansas City injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates have been recognized for excellence by their peers and clients alike, garnering awards and recognition from organizations such as:

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Stars
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100
  • AV Preeminent

Protecting You With Power, Passion, and Dedication™

When it comes to our clients, we do nothing less.

  • Power

    When you are up against huge corporations, you need a strong advocate in your corner who can match your opponent’s resources and tenacity. Peterson & Associates is that strong advocate.

  • Passion

    We take on cases because we care about the individual and their cause. If you were wronged and are looking for an advocate who is not just experienced, but compassionate, turn to our law firm.

  • Dedication

    We are not known for taking the easy way out, to say the least. When we take on a client’s case, we are relentless in our pursuit of justice for that individual.

The Peterson Foundation

The Peterson Foundation

"We developed The Peterson Foundation to support children in need throughout the Kansas City area — to affect positive change and help brighten our children's future. Its mission is to help children in any way we can. We hope to grow the foundation over the coming years and expand its reach and support as far as possible" —Dave & Krista Peterson

Learn About the Peterson Foundation

Contact Our Law Firm for a Free Consultation

Peterson & Associates, P.C. provides free consultations when you call or contact us online.

Our law office is located in Kansas City, Missouri at:

Missouri’s Country Club Plaza
801 W. 47th Street, Suite 107
Kansas City MO 64112

We do not charge our personal injury clients a fee unless their case is won, so there is no fee unless we win your case. Get in touch with us today as the first step in your pursuit of justice!

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