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Tim L. Sifers
Attorney at Law

Tim L. Sifers,  Attorney at Law

Timothy L. Sifers is an experienced personal injury attorney and manages our Kansas City office.  He has over 22 years of litigation experience working on personal injuries and death from motor vehicles and semi-truck accidents, medical malpractice and nursing home negligence,  and defective products all over the nation.  He also handles complex first-party insurance claims for businesses and people that have been wrongfully refused insurance payments.

Tim graduated from the University of Missouri School of Law in Kansas City.  In law school, Tim earned top awards from the American Bar Association National Trial Competition and the Order of Barristers for his work in trial and appellate advocacy. Tim has been listed in Missouri/Kansas SuperLawyers since 2013 and in the Best Lawyers in America.   Tim is licensed in Missouri, Kansas, Texas, and New Mexico.  He is also admitted in federal courts in many other states.

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Education

  • University of Missouri School of Law, Kansas City

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri

  • Kansas

  • Texas

  • New Mexico

  • Federal Courts

Past Results

Mass Torts:

Tim has worked in the Mass Tort arena since 2001 beginning with work involving the diet drug Phen-Fen.

In Re Diet Drug (phentermine/fenfluramine/dexfenfluramine) Products Liability Litigation, MDL #1203;

Following his work in the Phen-Fen litigation, additional mass torts included:

In Re: Avandia Marketing, Sales Practices and Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1871;

In Re: Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch Prods. Liab., MDL 1842;

In Re: Bard IVC Filters Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2641

Pelvic Mesh Repair System Products Liability Litigation (S.D.W.V) representing over 15,000 plaintiffs over the course of a decade including:

In Re C.R. Bard, Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, MDL # 2187;

In Re American Medical Systems, Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, MDL # 2325;

In Re Ethicon, Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, MDL # 2327;

In Re Boston Scientific Corporation Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, MDL # 2326;

In Re Coloplast Corp. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, MDL # 2387;

In Re Cook Medical, Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, MDL # 2440;

In Re Neomedic Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation, MDL # 2511; and

In Re Mentor Corp. ObTape Transobturator Sling Products Liability Litigation, MDL # 2004. (Middle District of Georgia).

Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Abuse:

Tim settled and tried to verdict on many Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Abuse cases.

$12.1 Million Verdict. Midwest Trust vs. Lisa Gard, M.D., United States District Court for the District of Kansas 26-2411 EFM (Medical Malpractice);

$3.02 Million Verdict. Novagradac vs. Beverly Manor et al., Nursing Home case with Tom Cartmell and Derek Potts);

$2.5 Million Settlement involving Medical Malpractice during spinal surgery;

$3.5 Million Settlement involving Medical Malpractice on a little boy causing catastrophic damage;

$1.5 Million Settlement involving Medical Malpractice during labor;

$1 Million Settlement involving the illegal sale of arousal pills causing death.

Other Complex Litigation:

$912 Million Settlement. Tim was part of a team representing New York, New Jersey and Arkansas in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. In Re: AT&T Mobility Wireless Data Services Sales Tax Litigation, Case No. 1:10-cv-02278.