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​Kansas City Personal Injury and Criminal Defense

Why Choose Us?

If you’re reading this unfortunately you, or someone you care about was likely one of the millions of people in the U.S. who are injured every year due to the negligent act of another. Contact the dedicated team at Criterion Law to discuss your personal injury claim. Let us deal with the legal issues so you can focus on what really matters - healing. Our legal team has been recognized among the best personal injury lawyers in Kansas City by Best of the Bar.  


No Fees Without Recovery - Criterion Law’s personal injury cases are handled on a contingent fee basis, so you do not pay attorneys' fees or costs unless there is a recovery. 


Car Accidents
There are many reasons why a car accident occurs and with millions of them taking place each year, there are a considerable number of injuries and fatalities that occur. Many incidents could have been prevented if a driver had been cautious and if it can be shown that they acted negligently then compensation may be owed.


Truck Accidents
A truck accident can be catastrophic due to the large size and weight of a truck. Trucks are present on the roads for a number of reasons and they range in all types of sizes. With a limited view of other drivers around them and limited control to maneuver the vehicle, truck drivers need to take extra precaution when driving. There are many reasons that truck accidents occur, including driver inattention, the influence of alcohol or even weather conditions.


Catastrophic Injuries
Drinking and driving is a significant cause of accidents and leads to many auto accident related fatalities. If you, or someone you love, has been injured call Criterion Law, LLC in Kansas City, Missouri to discuss your case with an attorney.


Drunk Driving Accidents
Consuming alcohol seriously impairs a person’s ability to drive safely.  Drinking and driving is a significant cause of accidents and leads to many auto accident related fatalities. If you, or someone you love, has been injured call Criterion Law, LLC in Kansas City, Missouri to discuss your case with an attorney.


Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcyclists share the roads with drivers but they are not always equally considered. Drivers can fail to look out for them and may make a lane change without looking enough to make sure the lane next to them is clear. Motorcyclists have little protection which can leave them dealing with significant, life threatening injuries.  If you, or someone you love, has been injured call Criterion Law to discuss your case with an attorney. 


Bicycle & Pedestrian Accidents
When a pedestrian is crossing the street cars should be looking out for them. Many drivers fail to do this and can run through a crosswalk or make a turn without ensuring the roadway is clear of pedestrians. Without any form of protection pedestrians who are struck by a moving vehicle often suffer catastrophic injuries. If you are struck by a moving vehicle we will help you hold the responsible driver accountable.


Slip & Fall
These incidents can occur for a number of reasons, and many times it has to do with a failure on the part of a property owner to keep the area safe to prevent falls. The walkways may be improperly lit, there may be items in the walkway, and holes or structural defects may be present. Slipping, tripping and falling can lead to broken bones, abrasions, traumatic brain injuries and more.     


Premises Liability
These types of cases look at the responsibility of the property owner and if they failed to carry out these obligations in some way. It may include not scanning property for potential dangers, fixing known dangers or giving warning. Not all cases are black and white and it will need to be assessed if the property owner was negligent or if the injured person was not being reasonably cautious.


Wrongful Death
Accidents can cause devastating situations, including the loss of a loved one. Families can be left mourning, on top of dealing with the cost. Compensation may be owed for a number of factors, including the hospital bills, funeral costs and lost income when the individual lost want the main income earner.