• 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 over 30 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, St. Louis, 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 BWS'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 BWS'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 BWS today! We have 30+ 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 30+ 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 BWS because we can help. We have over 30 years of experience. Our trial attorneys have fought for our clients in almost every courthouse in front of every judge in Southwest Missouri. Contact BWS now and click here to learn more about our law firm's family law and divorce practice area.


    Family Law
    & Divorce
  • Criminal Law

    BWS has a strong and well-deserved reputation of fighting for the rights of our criminal law clients. We have attorneys who are former prosecutors 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 BWS's criminal law practice.


    Criminal
    Law

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What Separates BWS from other firms?

Loyalty to our clients and outstanding customer service is the backbone of BWS's practice. For 30+ years now, BWS has dedicated itself to assisting our clients in every way we can, however big or small the issue may be. BWS has the dedication to its clients, the experience, and the proven results to help you today!

  • Our Experience

    30+ Years Fighting For Our Clients' Rights With Proven Results.

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  • What to Expect

    Our Legal Team is Dedicated to You and Your Case. All Day, Every Day.

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  • The Cost

    If You've Been Hurt, You Don't Owe Us A Dime Until We Collect For You.

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  • Results

    BWS Gets Results for Our Clients. We Try Cases. We Win Cases.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Will spousal abuse impact the award of custody?

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Domestic abuse is one factor considered by the court when determining custody. Where abuse is shown to have impacted the children, the court will consider this along with the other...

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What do I do if my spouse has filed a petition for dissolution?

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You must file and “answer” within the time stated on the summons that you will receive. In the answer you must “admit” or “deny” the items stated in the petition...

  • Personal Injury Attorneys Help

    about 3 weeks ago

    Personal injury attorneys provide invaluable services for many, many Americans.  They give individuals who have suffered devastating injuries the chance to rebuild their lives after experiencing misfortune.

    The Joplin personal injury attorneys and St. Louis personal injury lawyers of Buchanan, Williams & Stilley know...


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  • Large Wrongful Death Settlement

    one month ago

    BWS recently got a large wrongful death settlement for their clients in a difficult situation.  Read more about it here.  

    Has a loved one been killed or seriously injured due to the negligence of somebody else?  If so, call BWS immediately so we can...


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  • Large Judgment for Interest on Missouri Workers’ Compensation Award

    about 2 months ago

    Our law firm got our Missouri workers' compensation client an Award worth nearly a million dollars.  Despite that, however, the Insurance Company and Employer refused to pay the interest our client was owed under the law.  BWS refused to back down and fought the Insurance Company and...


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  • Personal Injury Settlement for Clients Injured at Wal-mart Store

    2 months ago

    BWS successfully settled a personal injury lawsuit against Wal-mart.  Our clients were badly injured at the Wal-mart store as a result of Wal-mart's failure to have adequate safety procedures in place. Our clients suffered back and shoulder injuries, and we recovered money for our clients to compensate...


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  • $210,000 for Client Injured in Forklift Accident

    2 months ago
    Our client was injured while waiting for cargo to be loaded on his trailer by forklift.  The driver of the forklift was careless and he drove the forklift into our client causing injuries.  The injury was painful, and the recovery long.  The client required surgery and a...

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  • BWS Celebrates Locally!

    3 months ago
    Administrative Professionals’ Day was April 22, 2015 and, here at BWS, we have the best administrative professionals around! Our staff provides outstanding support and customer service to our clients. To celebrate their hard work, the entire office went to lunch at a new pizza place named Midtown Pizza Kitchen that recently opened...

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  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
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