Over $500 Million in Settlements & Verdicts:

  • $8.5 Million Product Liability
  • $7.2 Million Pool Drowning
  • $5.1 Million Asbestos Claim
  • $4.6 Million Truck Accident
  • $2.75 Million Premises Liability
  • $2.2 Million Work Injury Truck Accident
  • $2.0 Million Truck Accident
  • $2.0 Million Product Liability
  • $1.9 Million Auto Accident
  • $1.5 Million Motorcycle Accident

Over $450 Million in Settlements & Verdicts. Most recent: $4.6 million truck accident

About Edelman & Thompson

James Thompson and Ron Edelman founded their law firm, Edelman & Thompson, to give injury victims and their families the kind of high-quality legal representation they need and deserve. From the smallest cases to the largest, Edelman & Thompson understand that families need someone on their side when a loved one is injured through someone else’s fault. Over the years, Edelman & Thompson have helped thousands of injury victims get the medical care they need and the financial compensation to which they are entitled.

Their dedication to serving their clients has helped Edelman & Thompson grow into one of Kansas City’s largest and most respected personal injury law firms with twelve full-time attorneys and four convenient locations in both Kansas and Missouri. Edelman & Thompson have secured hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of victims of negligence and work injuries. All our attorneys practice full-time and work in Kansas City-area courts every day.

Work Injury

Led by partner Ron Edelman, our work injury attorneys have recovered over $200 million in awards and settlements. We have successfully represented over 7,500 injured workers, winning awards or settlements in over 99% of our cases. Our work injury team includes Carl Mueller, who served as a judge for 20 years with the Missouri Division of Workers’ Compensation, and Steffanie Stracke, who served as a legal advisor with the Division of Workers’ Compensation for over a decade. In addition, Mike Downing and Keith Yarwood each have more than 20 years of experience in handling work injury claims.

Personal Injury

Led by partner James Thompson, the personal injury legal team has earned a reputation for taking on complex civil cases and winning major settlement and verdicts, including an $11 million settlement in a defective product/work injury claim, $7.2 million jury verdict in a swimming pool death, $7 million settlement in a wrongful death case (truck collision), $6.5 million settlement in automobile defect case, $4.6 million truck accident settlement, $3.45 million settlement against insurance company for “bad faith”, $2.25 million jury verdict in auto collision case, $2.2 million jury verdict in on-the-job truck accident, $1.9 million auto accident settlement, $1.3 million auto accident jury verdict, $1.25 million auto accident settlement, $1.1 million auto accident settlement, $1.1 million work injury/defective productive verdict, and several more verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million.

James Thompson has been named to Missouri and Kansas “Super Lawyers” and is one of only a limited number of Kansas City-area attorneys who are members of the Multi-million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Contact an attorney at Edelman & Thompson today to learn more about how we can help you and your family if you have been injured at 816.561.3400.

Edelman & Thompson has 5 locations in the Kansas City, Missouri & Kansas City, Kansas.

Disclaimer: Edelman & Thompson believe that the choice of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Choosing a lawyer is an important step in protecting your rights. Call us, then decide. Office visits are by appointment only. Settlements and verdicts depend on the facts of each case. Past success does not guarantee success in any future cases. Costs and expenses will be advanced and reimbursed to us only if you recover. You have no liability for costs or expenses unless a court directs.