Rob Groves devotes his entire practice to civil litigation with an emphasis in the areas of complex pharmaceutical and medical device actions, and personal injury.
Rob has worked in both individual and multidistrict litigation involving Prozac, Zofran, and various transvaginal mesh devices. Since joining Wagstaff & Cartmell, Rob has gained added experience in state and federal jurisdictions nationwide, including the 8th and 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, while representing clients in product liability actions.
Rob grew up in the Kansas City area. He graduated from college in 2001, earning academic honors. Rob attended the University of Kansas School of Law where he was an active member of the Senate Judiciary Board and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. After law school, Rob moved back to Kansas City and worked as outside counsel for the Missouri Board of Healing Arts gaining experience in cases involving the Healing Arts Practice Act, Missouri Administrative Procedures Act, complex standard of medical care issues, and Missouri appellate court procedure.
Currently, Rob is actively involved in representing children injured by in utero ingestion of Zofran, a drug prescribed off-label for morning sickness in pregnancy, as well as Clomid/Serophene, a drug used to induce ovulation in women attempting to become pregnant.
Injury and Wrongful Death
Drug and Medical Devices
PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE
Outside Counsel, Missouri Board of Healing Arts
• J.D., University of Kansas School of Law
• B.S., Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO
• U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
• American Association for Justice
• Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
• Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court Program
• NABC Foundation Benevolent Fund, Committee Member