Kansas City
Over $1 Billion in Verdicts and Recoveries

Robb & Robb LLC was founded in 1984 by Kansas City personal injury attorneys Gary C. Robb and Anita Porte Robb. Over the last 30 plus years, the Kansas City, Missouri law firm has handled many precedent-setting, important, high-profile, and complex cases in the fields of aviation law, hazardous product liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, premises liability, and trucking and transportation liability, including catastrophic automobile and school bus accidents.

The superior level of representation provided by the Missouri personal injury law firm includes the depth of knowledge and experience provided by attorneys Anita and Gary Robb, coupled with their ability to use the most effective and technologically complex tools available to present evidence.

Many cases handled successfully by the firm's attorneys have received both local Missouri and national media attention, including featured spots on the CBS Evening News, Good Morning America, NBC's Today Show, CBS This Morning, Larry King Live,, AOL Online, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The National Law Journal, Lawyers Weekly USA, BNA Reporter, The Missouri Lawyers Weekly, and The Kansas City Star, as well as numerous other daily newspapers across the country and locally and regionally televised news programs.

Personal injury attorney Gary C. Robb has been selected by his peers as one of ""The Best Lawyers In America"," which has come to be regarded by both the legal profession and the public as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Attorney Anita Porte Robb has been recognized by The National Law Journal as one of the top ten women trial lawyers in the country.

Since obtaining its first million-dollar jury verdict in 1987, Robb & Robb has obtained many multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of its clients, including:

  • The two highest jury verdicts in the United States in helicopter crash trials: a $350 million verdict for a deceased pilot, and a $70 million verdict for a passenger killed in a Life Flight helicopter.
  • The largest pretrial settlement in U.S. history for a single plaintiff in a personal injury case: $100 million for severe injuries suffered by a flight nurse in the crash of a medical helicopter.
  • A $52.5 million settlement for the crash of a Twin Otter aircraft with five fatalities ($10.5 million per victim).
  • A $48 million jury verdict for death of skydivers in plane crash immediately after takeoff.
  • A $38 million settlement for severe burn injuries in a Grand Canyon helicopter crash.
  • A $27.5 million settlement for a small plane crash - a United States record for a general aviation incident.
  • $26 million settlement for death of husband and wife in airplane crash (North Carolina record.)
  • $25 million jury verdict for the death of Judge Michael Coburn.
  • $23 million jury verdict for family members killed by a drunk driver.
  • $21.7 million jury verdict for fatal crash of Bell medical helicopter (Kentucky record)
  • $20 million jury verdict in Adams v. Children's Mercy Hospital, representing the largest medical malpractice verdict in the state of Missouri.
  • $18.4 million record settlement for wrongful death in Nebraska arising out of a helicopter crash.
  • $18 million settlement against the World Wrestling Federation for the death of wrestler Owen Hart.
  • $16 million jury verdict for crash of touring helicopter in Las Vegas.
  • $15 million settlement for death in Chicago plane crash caused by nonprofessional Morgan Stanley pilot.
  • $14 million settlement for the family of a boy killed in a school bus accident.
  • $12 million settlement for a burn victim resulting from a power line failure.
  • $9.25 million bad faith insurance settlement for the relatives of people killed in an automobile accident, a state and national record.
  • $8 million settlement for deaths in air ambulance helicopter crash caused by pilot texting.
  • $7.2 million jury verdict for death of cameraman while filming movie (Iowa record.)
  • Representation of United States Senator Jean Carnahan for the plane crash death of her husband, Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan, and their son, resulting in a $4 million jury verdict at trial.
  • As a direct result of cases Robb & Robb's Kansas City personal injury attorneys have handled, safety practices have been improved nationwide in several areas. For example, the firm's cases have resulted in improved warnings issued to thousands of consumers nationwide regarding dangerous product conditions, and in improved policies and practices at hospitals.
  • Victims deserve results, both to compensate them and, when possible, to prevent others from suffering similar tragedy. Robb & Robb LLC is working tirelessly to bring justice to their clients and to make the world a safer place, one case at a time.
Verdicts & Settlements

$350 million verdict for a deceased pilot (United States record).

$100 million settlement for flight nurse’s severe burn injuries in crash of medical helicopter (United States record).

$70 million verdict for a passenger killed in a Life Flight helicopter.

$52.5 million settlement for fatal DHC-6 Twin Otter plane crash.

$48 million jury verdict including compensatory and punitive damages for wrongful death from crash of DeHavilland plane

$38 million settlement for a passenger severely injured in a helicopter crash at the Grand Canyon (United States second highest record for helicopter crash injury settlement).

$27.5 million settlement for a small plane crash (United States record).

$26 million settlement for death of husband and wife in plane crash.

$25 million jury verdict for death of Kansas City judge while inspecting property.

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Personal Injury Lawyers - Kansas City, Missouri

Personal injury is an area of law that pertains to the injury of an individual. Both physical and emotional injuries fall into this branch of tort law. A personal injury lawyer is generally involved in cases where an injury has occurred due to the negligence of another party.

Examples of cases that a personal injury lawyer in Kansas City, Missouri can assist with include workplace accidents, falling or other accidents in the home, premises liability, defective and hazardous product cases, and dental and medical malpractice cases. If negligence on behalf of another party can be proved in court, compensation may be awarded.

Personal injury attorneys can also assist with industrial disease cases that may include respiratory diseases or a decline in health due to hazardous occupational conditions. These and other medical cases are often very complex, and it is advised that all aspects of the claim be handled by an experienced attorney.

Wrongful Death Lawyers - Kansas City, Missouri

Wrongful death falls under the common law jurisdictions wherein a person may be held liable for a death. It is important to note that wrongful death is the only course of legal action in which a company, rather than an individual, is at fault for a death.

In Kansas City, Missouri, cases involving wrongful death accidents require a preponderance of evidence as the standard of proof. Generally, the suit is filed by close relatives.

This web site is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Past results afford no guarantee of future results. Every case is different and must be judged on its own merits.

Robb & Robb LLC One Kansas City Place, Suite 3900 - 1200 Main Street , Kansas City , Missouri 64105

Telephone: 816-474-8080 Facsimile: 816-474-8081 Toll-Free: 1-800-474-1339