Robert G. Groves

Attorney

Phone Number: 816.701.7473

4740 Grand Avenue Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64112

In Brief

Represented injured parties in opioid off-label marketing litigation.

Represented United States armed forces service members in 3M Earplug litigation.

Represented school districts and individuals In JUUL Labs electronic nicotine delivery system (“ENDS”) litigation.

Represented children injured by in utero ingestion of Zofran and Clomid.

Represented clients in multidistrict litigation involving TV Mesh, Prozac, Talcum powder, and IVC Filters.

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 various pharmaceutical products and medical 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 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.

Rob is actively involved in representing clients who have been injured by pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Additionally, Rob is an active member of his local community – having recently successfully worked with his city council on expanding equal rights protection to various minority groups.

Notable Litigation

  • JUUL Labs, Inc., MDL No. 2913

    Wagstaff & Cartmell is involved in this MDL against JUUL Labs, Inc. Tom Cartmell has been appointed the Plaintiff’s Government Entity Liaison Counsel of the JUUL Labs Inc. MDL in the Northern District of California in front of the Honorable William H. Orrick.

  • 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability, MDL No. 2885

    Attorneys at Wagstaff & Cartmell are involved in this product liability litigation. Tom Cartmell has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation MDL in the Northern District of Florida in front of the Honorable M. Casey Rodgers.

Practice Areas

Other Practice Areas

  • Product Liability
  • Professional Licensing

Prior Work

Outside Counsel, Missouri Board of Healing Arts

Education

  • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law
  • B.S., Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO