• 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 35+ 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.

  • 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 BWO's wrongful death practice.

  • 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 BWO's expert patient advocates help you. Contact us now and click here to learn more about our substantial medical malpractice experience.

  • 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 BWO today! We have 35+ 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 35+ 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
  • Family Law & Divorce

    When you need assistance in the area of family law and divorce, the first thing you should do is call BWO because we can help. We have 35+ years of experience. Our trial attorneys have fought for our clients in almost every courthouse in front of every judge in Southwest Missouri. Contact BWO 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, & O' Brien has a strong and well-deserved reputation of fighting for the rights of our criminal law clients. We have attorneys 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 BWO's criminal law practice.

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Automobile Accidents

The automobile accident attorneys at Buchanan, Williams, & O' Brien will protect your rights anywhere in Missouri, including Joplin and Carthage.

Car and truck vehicular accidents are a leading cause of death in the United States and Missouri. Today’s car and truck drivers are more distracted than ever before due to drivers commonly talking on their cell phones, sending texts, using their GPS navigational systems, or changing the radio station. Every driver accepts responsibility for the safety of everyone else on the road when they get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. Negligent drivers should be held accountable when they kill or injure someone and our firm has been handling automobile accident cases for forty years.

We can and will help if you or a loved one has been injured in an automobile accident.

Insurance companies often refuse to take responsibility for their insured’s actions even where negligence is clear. Our trial-experienced and aggressive lawyers will hold the negligent driver and his or her insurance company accountable and will help you recover the compensation you deserve. Our car and truck accident attorneys handle all types of motor vehicle accidents throughout the United States and Missouri, including:

  • Car Crashes
  • Trucking Accidents
  • 18-Wheeler/Semi Highway Accidents
  • Commercial Truck Accidents
  • Head-On Collisions
  • Rear-End Accidents
  • SUV Rollovers
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Aviation/Airplane Accidents
  • Bus Collisions
  • Train and Railroad Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Intersection Accidents
  • Hit and Run Accidents
  • Highway Accidents
  • Texting While Driving Accidents
  • Cell Phone Accidents
  • Asleep at the Wheel Accidents
  • Drunk Driving/Alcohol-Related Accidents
  • Speeding/Reckless Driving Accidents
  • Maintenance Errors/Defective Equipment Accidents
  • Driver Fatigue Accidents

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

We have 35+ years experience protecting the rights of those injured in car accidents and handle cases all over the United States and have convenient locations throughout Missouri in Joplin and Carthage. Contact us now and let us help you. We can meet you at a time and place convenient to you. And remember, you won’t owe us a single dime unless we are successful in resolving your case. No upfront costs, no hidden fees: just outstanding service to you.