• 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
  • "If I had not hired Buchanan & Williams, I probably wouldn't have gotten a dime and I would have had to pay off my own medical bills. Thanks to BW, I was able to get a fair settlement that left me with a good amount of money after my medical bills were paid off. BW earned my trust and I appreciate all the help they gave me and my family."- Sheryl

Workers Compensation

We are Workers’ Compensation attorneys with locations in Joplin and St. Louis to help you.

If you are injured at work, you are likely entitled to compensation. In Missouri, most businesses have Worker’s Compensation insurance.

Filing a worker’s compensation claim against your employer is simply a request for benefits. To recover, you do not need to prove that your employer was at fault. The Joplin and St. Louis workers’ compensation attorneys at our firm can help you make sure you know what kind of benefits you may receive under workers’ compensation coverage if you have suffered an injury on the job.

We have the resources and expertise to help you in any type of workers’ compensation case.

We have represented injured Missourians for over 40 years. We have experience representing injured workers in nearly every industry, including trucking, construction, heavy equipment, factory, industrial, health care, and education, and every type of injury, including:

  • Knee Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Sight and Hearing Loss
  • Muscle Tears
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Repetitive Stress Disorders
  • Neck injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, CTS
  • Brain Injury
  • Heart Attack
  • Amputation
  • Burns

Contact us today because with our law firm, you owe nothing unless we recover money for you.

If you are unable to travel to our offices, most Workers’ Compensation claims cases can be opened over the telephone, and without an office visit by the client. In some cases, we can meet you at your home, or at another location to discuss your case.

If you have any questions about your claim or would like to set up a telephone conference or an office visit, call us in St. Louis at 314-878-2537, in Southwest Missouri at 417-623-0900, or Toll Free at 800-371-8220 or send us an email. We will evaluate your case free of charge. We will never take a fee unless and until we obtain a settlement or award for you.