• 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.


    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 BWO'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 BWO'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 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
    Injuries
  • 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.


    Criminal
    Law
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Wrongful Death

We are Missouri wrongful death lawyers who provide personal attention for proven results.

The unexpected death of a loved one is a tragic event. If the death was caused by the negligence of others, the law allows the family to recover monetary damages. This applies to accidents such as car and truck accidents, medical negligence claims and claims for a death because of unsafe products.

Money cannot replace the life of a loved one, but monetary compensation may provide the family with financial security in the future. Such suits also help to make unsafe companies and individuals act in a safe and more responsible manner to prevent tragedies in the future. There is a clear statute of limitations for wrongful death claims and for other claims, so it is generally a good idea to contact an attorney as soon as possible.

Our lawyers are here to help you and your loved ones. We can help answer all of your questions, including: What is a “Wrongful Death"? Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? Elements of a Wrongful Death Claim Compensation for Wrongful Death.

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

Contact us now with your personal injury case and let us help you. We can meet you at a time and place convenient to you. We have represented folks all over the United States and have convenient locations throughout Missouri in Joplin and Carthage. 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.