Brandon Henry

Wagstaff & Cartmell, LLP
4740 Grand Ave., Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64112
(816) 701-1100
wagstaffcartmell.com/


In Brief

Awarded Thomas J. Conway Young Trial Lawyer Award by the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Recognized as a Kansas City “Super Lawyer”
Voted “Best of the Bar”
Member of the adjunct faculty at the University of Kansas School of Law, teaching a course in trial advocacy

Brandon Henry has extensive jury trial experience, having tried more than 25 jury cases to verdict in various state and federal courts, with several involving multimillion-dollar damage claims. He represents clients in the areas of professional liability, product liability, personal injury and wrongful death, as well as commercial and business disputes. Brandon has regularly been recognized by his peers as a top trial lawyer in the Kansas City Metro.

Brandon is a contributor to various legal publications and also frequently presents at continuing legal education and professional education seminars. Brandon also has presented to audiences outside of the legal profession. For example, upon invitation of the faculty, he has lectured on multiple occasions to residents, fellows, and attending physicians at the Duke University School of Medicine in Raleigh, North Carolina, regarding legal and ethical considerations in the practice of medicine. Brandon has been an adjunct professor at the University of Kansas School for many years, teaching a course in trial advocacy.

Brandon devotes time to community service as well. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Giving the Basics, a local non-profit organization, and Lawyers Encouraging Academic Performance (“LEAP”).

NOTABLE LITIGATION
Defense Verdict – Ruptured Appendix with Complications
Wagstaff & Cartmell successfully defended a family practice physician in a five-day jury trial in Douglas County, Kansas, in which the plaintiff asserted a claim of medical negligence and sought $3.3 million in damages. The plaintiff claimed that the defendant was negligent by failing to appropriately work up and diagnose appendicitis during a visit to an urgent care clinic. The plaintiff w

Confidential Settlement – Suicide
Wagstaff & Cartmell obtained confidential settlement on behalf of the family of a 53-year-old husband and father of two who committed suicide after a long battle with depression.

Confidential Settlement – Wrongful Death Due to Defective Car Seat
Wagstaff & Cartmell confidentially settled a wrongful death case against a national manufacturer arising from the death of an infant due to a defective car seat in which she was riding at the time of an automobile accident.

Confidential Settlement – Wrongful Death Due to Improper Railroad Crossing
Wagstaff & Cartmell confidentially settled a wrongful death case against a railway company arising from the death of a child who was injured and eventually died following a train/automobile collision at the location of an unsafe railroad crossing.

PRACTICE AREAS
MASS ACTIONS & PERSONAL INJURY
HEALTHCARE AND PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY

OTHER PRACTICE AREAS
Nursing Home Injuries/Abuse
Business Disputes
Legal Malpractice

Prior Work
Norris & Keplinger, LLC

Education
J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 2003
B.A., Washburn University, 2000
Cum laude

Professional
KANSAS BAR ASSOCIATION
MISSOURI BAR
KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN BAR ASSOCIATION
LAWYERS ASSOCIATION OF KANSAS CITY
JOHNSON COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION

Admissions
KANSAS
MISSOURI
U.S. DISTRICT COURT, DISTRICT OF KANSAS
U.S. DISTRICT COURT, WESTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
U.S. COURT OF APPEALS, EIGHTH CIRCUIT
U.S. COURT OF APPEALS, TENTH CIRCUIT

Honors + Awards
Thomas J. Conway Young Trial Lawyer Award, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters
Best of the Bar, Kansas City Business Journal
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell