Attorney in Kansas City, MO

Peterson & Associates, P.C.

Peterson & Associates, P.C. | Attorney photo
One Goal in Mind: Advocate for the Injured
Founded in 1993 by David M. Peterson, our firm has built a reputation for our legal advocacy and courtroom success. Our team of highly aggressive, plaintiff-only personal injury attorneys in Kansas City handle all types of catastrophic injury cases, focusing heavily on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation.

Thousands of successful claims. Hundreds of millions of dollars collected*. Award-winning attorneys. These are the things that make Peterson & Associates P.C. great—but not the things that define us.
We are defined by our commitment to help people, people who have been hurt and don’t know what steps are next. We are defined by our aggressive, zealous approach to taking on insurance companies, corporations, and employers. We are defined by the thousands of individuals and families we have collected compensation and justice for. Our attorneys know how to resolve complex liability litigation. We are backed by a track record of thousands of successfully settled cases involving drug and medical devices.

The personal injury attorneys that make up Peterson & Associates, P.C. take their responsibility to fight for the rights of accident victims throughout Missouri seriously. Our firm was built with one goal in mind: advocate for the injured.

We are passionate about utilizing our resources, technology, and expertise to secure maximum financial compensation for clients. Why? Because we want justice to be served and stability to be restored in your life. Our lawyers and staff are dedicated to reaching a solution that is beneficial to you and your loved ones.
Practice Areas
 Legal Services  Motor Vehicle Accidents
 Auto (Accidents, Insurance)  Personal Injury
 Injuries & Accidents  Wrongful Death
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
University Attended: University of Missouri-Columbia, 1981, Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Law School Attended : University of Missouri Columbia, 1984, Juris Doctor
Mr. Peterson practices from coast-to-coast, and has handled or been involved in cases in over twenty states. Mr. Peterson has been part of many successful mass tort and Multidistrict Court (MDL) litigations, having successfully resolved thousands of cases against pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. He was a partner at the international litigation defense firm Shook, Hardy & Bacon where he practiced law for almost ten years.

Prior to founding Peterson & Associates, P.C.™, he defended major corporations against catastrophic complex products liability claims, knowing how major corporations defend themselves creates a tremendous advantage in preparing for trial and shaping plaintiffs’ cases to greatly enhance success at trial. Mr. Peterson has been voted by his peers to be included in Missouri and Kansas SuperLawyers® for the last three years in a row. He has also been rated by his peers as an A-V lawyer, the very highest rating possible as awarded by Martindale-Hubbell.
Missouri Law Review, Member
National Moot Court Team, Member
Leaders Forum of the American Association for Justice
Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers
Missouri Bar Association
Minnesota Bar Association
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
The National Trial Lawyers
Cornell University Law School
Tau Beta Pi and Pi Tau Sigma, Member
University of Missouri Law School Alumni
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801 W 47th St
Suite 107