• Personal Injury

    Have you or a loved one been injured or killed because of someone else's fault? We have litigated personal injury cases for 40 years and have the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. Contact us now and click here to learn more about our successful personal injury practice.


    Personal
    Injury
  • Wrongful Death

    Wrongful death is when a person or company causes the tragic death of a loved one. Our attorneys can help if you have lost someone. Money can never replace what was lost, but it may provide security and help prevent future tragedies caused by dangerous companies and individuals. We have offices in Joplin and Carthage and can handle cases anywhere, anytime: Springfield, Kansas City, Columbia, Jefferson City, Rolla, etc. Contact us now and click here to learn more about BW's wrongful death practice.


    Wrongful
    Death
  • Medical Malpractice

    We pride ourselves on being strong and successful patient advocates for those who have been injured or killed because of medical error. The prestigious Journal of Patient Safety recently reported that as many as 440,000 people die every year from unnecessary medical mistakes. Although many doctors try their best, they are like everyone else and sometimes make mistakes. When mistakes happen, let BW's expert patient advocates help you. Contact us now and click here to learn more about our substantial medical malpractice experience.


    Medical
    Malpractice
  • Automobile & Trucking Accidents

    Roadway crashes seriously injure and kill victims every day. If you or a love one has been involved in a car or truck accident, contact the lawyers at BW today! We have 40 years of experience to help you get the best result possible.


    Automobile &
    Trucking Accidents
  • Work Place Injuries

    Have you been hurt on the job? If so, you are at the right place because we can help. We are one of the leading Workers' Compensation law firms in the area. We have seen virtually every type of injury there is in our 40 years of representing hurt workers. Plus, we have the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. We know the law and will work hard to ensure you get the best results possible. Contact us now and click here for more information about work place injuries.


    Work Place
    Injuries
  • Family Law & Divorce

    When you need assistance in the area of family law and divorce, the first thing you should do is call BW because we can help. We have 40 years of experience. Our trial attorneys have fought for our clients in almost every courthouse in front of every judge in Southwest Missouri. Contact BW now and click here to learn more about our law firm's family law and divorce practice area.


    Family Law
    & Divorce
  • Criminal Law

    Buchanan & Williams has a strong and well-deserved reputation of fighting for the rights of our criminal law clients. We have attorneys who are former prosecutors that understand the system and know what needs to be done to make sure our client's rights are protected. We have handled all types of criminal law cases and we can help you. Contact us now and click here to learn more about BW's criminal law practice.


    Criminal
    Law

Andrew Buchanan

Andrew specializes in helping people who have been injured. He focuses on medical malpractice, automobile and truck accidents, product liability, premise liability, wrongful death, and work accidents, and also has extensive experience representing clients in stockbroker liability claims and wrongful discharge/discrimination claims.

Andrew is the managing partner in BW’s St. Louis office. Andrew (along with the other attorneys and staff at BW) focuses on personal service for his clients. Clients have Andrew’s personal cell phone and can call him anytime with questions or concerns.

Andrew started his law career with Lewis Rice & Fingersh, LC, which is one of the largest law firms in the St. Louis area. Andrew is married to Kimberly Ulrich Buchanan. Kim is an attorney and partner in the law firm Wegner Buchanan. Andrew and Kim live in St. Louis with their two children.


Education: Andrew is 2002 graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law. He graduated magna sum laude in the top 5% of the law school class. He received his undergraduate degree in finance and banking in 1999 from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he graduated summa cum laude.

Bar & Admissions: Missouri, Illinois, Eastern District of Missouri, Western District of Missouri, Southern District of Illinois

Representative Cases

Sage v. Talbot Industries, 427 S.W.3d 906 (Mo. App. S.D. 2014) (workers’ compensation matter granting favorable result for Andrew’s client, an injured worker)

Gannon Intern., Ltd. v. Blocker, 684 F.3d 785 (8th Cir. 2012) (business dispute where summary judgment affirmed in favor of Andrew’s client)

Franke v. Greene, 2012 WL 3156577 (E.D. Mo. 2012) (business dispute where summary judgment denied in favor of Andrew’s client)

Drew County, Ark. v. Joh Pas Murray Co., 2011 WL 1533434 (E.D. Ark. 2011) (construction dispute involving Arkansas hospital where motion for summary judgment denied in favor of Andrew’s client)

Smith v. Laboratory Corp. of America, Inc., 2010 WL 5464770 (W.D. Wash. 2010) (medical malpractice claim resolved successfully for Andrew’s client)

Thirty and 141, L.P. v. Lowe’s Home Centers, Inc., 565 F.3d 443 (8th Cir. 2009) (commercial landlord-tenant dispute where summary judgment in favor of Andrew’s client reversed)

Tate v. Laboratory Corp. of American Holdings, 285 S.W.3d 261 (Ark. App. 2008) (negligence claim against laboratory where motion for summary judgment affirmed in favor of Andrew’s client).

U.S. ex rel. Joshi v. St. Luke’s Hosp., Inc., 441 F.3d 552 (8th Cir. 2006) (fraudulent billing claim against hospital where dismissal affirmed in favor of Andrew’s client)

Harris v. The Epoch Group, L.C., 357 F.3d 822 (8th Cir. 2004) (claim against health insurance plan for benefits where summary judgment in favor of Andrew’s client was reversed)

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