Brandon D. Henry
Phone Number: 816.701.1127
4740 Grand Avenue Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64112
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”).
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 wRead More
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.
Confidential Settlement – Wrongful Death from Zip Line Fall
Wagstaff & Cartmell settled a wrongful death case for a confidential amount for a family arising from the death of a 39-year-old wife and mother who fell from a zip line.
Defense Verdict – Alleged Failure to Diagnose Temporal Arteritis
Wagstaff & Cartmell successfully defended a local urgent care center and an advanced registered nurse practitioner in a jury trial in which the plaintiff made claims of alleged failure to diagnose temporal arteritis, resulting in total vision loss and other injuries.
Defense Verdict – Birth Injuries Due to Infectious Process
Wagstaff & Cartmell obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a local obstetrician/gynecologist in a jury trial in which the plaintiffs made claims of alleged failure to diagnose and treat an infectious process in a pregnant mother, which allegedly resulted in injuries to her daughter.
Defense Verdict – Perforation to Esophagus during Esophageal Procedure
Wagstaff & Cartmell successfully defended a gastroenterologist in a jury trial in Jackson County, Missouri, in which the plaintiff claimed past and future damages and injuries due to an esophageal perforation sustained during an esophageal procedure.
Defense Verdict – Post-Operative Spinal Hematoma and Paralysis
Wagstaff & Cartmell successfully defended a local orthopedic surgeon in a six-day Johnson County, Kansas, jury trial in which the plaintiff asserted a claim of medical negligence and sought $2.8 million in damages relating to permanent paralysis in his lower extremities.
Defense Verdict – Wrongful Death Following Elective Hernia Surgery
Wagstaff & Cartmell successfully defended a local surgeon in a jury trial in Jackson County, Missouri, in which the plaintiffs asserted a claim of wrongful death arising from the death of a patient following surgery performed to address a paraesophageal hernia and sought damages in the amount of $2,465,347.24. The plaintiffs claimed that the defendants were negligent for failing to fully reRead More
Confidential Settlement – Severe Reaction to Prescription Medication
Wagstaff & Cartmell confidentially settled a personal injury case on behalf of a family, which arose from a young child who experienced Stevens-Johnson syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (SJS/TEN) after ingesting a prescription medication manufactured by an international pharmaceutical company.
Other Practice Areas
- Nursing Home Injuries/Abuse
- Business Disputes
- Legal Malpractice
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- J.D., University of Kansas School of Law, 2003
- B.A., Washburn University, 2000
- Cum laude
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Lawyers Association of Kansas City
U.S. District Court, District of Kansas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth 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