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Robert G. Norfleet

Super Lawyers Robert Norfleet

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Location:Kansas City, Missouri
Phone:816-454-5800
866-251-5423
Fax:816-454-5016
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For almost 10 years, Robert G. Norfleet has been dedicated to serving people that have been severely injured by negligent health care providers, nursing homes, and careless drivers. He will not represent insurance companies. Every day, Robert helps people obtain compensation for their medical bills, physical injuries, lost wages, pain, and inability to live the same life they had before their injury.

Robert is a lifelong resident of Clay County Missouri and graduated from North Kansas City High School where he was a top 25 nationally ranked debater. He then went to the University of Missouri-Kansas City on an academic scholarship and obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree with honors (graduating in the top 10%). As an undergraduate, Robert received several University awards, including the Vice-Chancellor’s Student Leader of the Year Award and The Greek Man of the Year Award. Robert also held numerous leadership positions, including the University Chancellor’s Extended Cabinet, Interfraternity Council President, and President of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. Robert was also inducted into several collegiate honor societies, including Omicron Delta Kappa, Golden Key International Honour Society, and Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society.

Robert attended law school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City on an academic scholarship and graduated cum laude (top 15% of his class). He made the Dean’s List 5 out of 6 semesters. Robert was a member of the Ellison Moot Court Executive Board and received the top overall speaker award in his class. Robert was a Jack & Helyn Miller Fellowship finalist and was a recipient of the Max Foust Scholarship for Trial Advocacy. During law school, Robert was also a Student Bar Association Representative and was Treasurer of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity.

Robert has secured millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients and routinely obtains some of the highest recoveries in Missouri and Kansas.  This past year, Robert received a $700,000.00 jury verdict in Jackson County for a motorcycle accident victim (click for newspaper article). That was the 2nd largest automobile accident verdict in the Greater Kansas City area in 2014 and was top 15 out of all jury verdicts. Robert also recently obtained a $2,000,000.00 settlement for a client who sustained a spinal cord injury during a back surgery.

Robert has extensive experience litigating cases involving brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, failed back surgeries, surgical injuries, orthopedic injuries, epidural hematomas, failure to diagnose cancer, failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism, failure to diagnose or treat infections resulting in sepsis or loss of limbs, failure to diagnose heart attack, stroke, bowel obstruction, failure to diagnose or treat fractures, injuries caused by improper IV drug administration, and compounding pharmacy negligence.

Practice Emphasis

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Auto & Semi Truck Accidents
  • Nursing Home Negligence & Abuse
  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury

Education

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law

Honors:

Cum Laude (top 15% of class)
Moot Court Board (top oralist award 2006)
Dean’s List (2004-2007)
Max Foust Scholarship for Trial Advocacy

Professional Associations & Memberships

American Association for Justice (2007-Present)
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys (2007-Present)
Kansas Bar Association (2008-Present)
Kansas Association of Trial Attorneys (2008-Present)
Clay County Bar Association (2007-Present)
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (2007-Present)
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Leadership Academy Graduate

Recent Verdicts & Settlements

  • $2 million settlement (damage to spinal cord during back surgery)
  • $700,000 jury verdict (motorcyclist injured on I-435)
  • $350,000 jury verdict (largest motor vehicle accident verdict in Platte County in previous 5 years)
  • $100,000 jury verdict (parking lot fender bender)

Areas of Practice

70% Medical Malpractice
30% Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Missouri, 2007
Kansas, 2008
U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2007
U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2008

Education

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
Juris Doctorate cum laude
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors: Dean's list

Professional Associations and Memberships

Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, September 1, 2007 - Present
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, September 1, 2007 - Present
Kansas Association for Justice, May 1, 2008 - Present
Missouri Bar Association, October 1, 2007 - Present
Kansas Bar Association, June 1, 2008 - Present
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, December 1, 2007 - Present
Clay County Bar Association, December 1, 2007 - Present

Fraternities/Sororities

Lambda Chi Alpha
Delta Theta Phi
Omicron Delta Kappa
Mortar Board

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Norton & Norfleet

6000 N. Oak Trafficway, Suite 201
Kansas City, MO 64118
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Phone: 816-454-5800
Fax: 816-454-5016

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Notable Verdicts & Settlements

Coleman vs. Auto Auction Transport, et. al.

Tractor Trailer Accident

$22,000,000.00 jury verdict in a tractor-trailer accident. The plaintiff, an 8-year-old boy, suffered severe, permanent injuries, including a brain injury. The defense made no settlement offer prior to trial.

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