• 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.

  • "I want you to open the case, and when you are doing it, talk to the jury as though your client's fate depends on every word you utter. Forget that you have any one to fall back upon, and you will do justice to yourself and your client."- Abraham Lincoln


  • Jan10

    Receive a FREE Phone Holder by Taking the Joplin Safety Pledge

    At Buchanan, Williams & O’Brien (BWO) we have helped to protect Joplin workers...

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  • Jul03

    $510,000 for Trench Collapse

    Well designed trenches should not collapse.  Unfortunately, that is what happened to our client....

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  • Oct18

    $1,000,000 Award Upheld By Appeals Court

    BWO recently obtained a workers’ compensation Award for our client valued at more than $1,000,000....

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  • Oct15

    Appeals Court Win for BWO Client

    If you are injured on the job because of the fault of someone other...

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  • Jun19

    Medical Malpractice Third Leading Cause of Death

    The insurance industry would have the public believe that plaintiff's attorneys' file frivolous lawsuits...

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  • Jun04

    Lawsuit Alleges Termination for Reporting Illegal Conduct

    Springfield News-Leader recenty reported on a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by Buchanan Williams ...

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  • Apr04

    $132,500 for Back Injury at Work

    Back injuries are among the most common workers injuries.  Sometimes the cause of back...

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  • Dec05

    Recent Motorcycle Accident Reminds that Inattentive Driving Can be Deadly

    A Missouri woman was killed in a motorcycle accident when the motorcycle she...

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  • Nov21

    Missouri Traffic Deaths on the Rise

    For years, traffic accident deaths have been decreasing around the country.  The U.S....

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  • Sep24

    $255,000 for BWO Client Injured at Work

    BWO recovered $255,000 in workers compensation benefits for a client who was injured at work. Our...

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  • Aug14

    New Study Shows Anesthesia Errors Easily Prevented

    We place immense amounts of trust in the anesthesiologist to ensure we do not feel...

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  • Apr04

    Auto Accident Attorneys Ready to Help You!

    Spring is here and summer is rapidly approaching. Spring is a great time to...

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  • Mar16

    Three Die in Kansas After Eating Contaminated Blue Bell Ice Cream

    Three people in Kansas have died after eating contaminated Blue Bell Creameries brand ice cream...

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  • Feb14

    U.S. Corn Sellers May Have Claim Against Syngenta for Price Loss

    Syngenta has been sued by corn sellers over its Agrisure Viptera corn, also known as...

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  • Nov30

    Do I need an attorney?

    Yes, you need an attorney from BWO if you have been hurt due to someone...

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  • Nov27

    Greater Protection for Injured Workers

    For far too long, employers faced little or no consequence when they fired their injured...

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