William L. Yocum
120 W 12th St Ste 1800
Kansas City, MO 64105
Aviation Law, Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Industry-Wide Litigation, Medical Liability, Personal Injury Litigation, Products Liability, Professional Liability
William L. Yocum is an active trial lawyer in the business litigation practice group. Mr. Yocum has extensive experience defending and trying numerous cases in all areas of personal injury litigation for both self-insured and insured clients at both the trial court and appellate levels. Representative experience includes electric utility litigation, aviation litigation, products liability cases and health care litigation
Mr. Yocum’s representation of self-insured clients includes electrical power line contact cases, products liability cases and professional negligence actions. Mr. Yocum has extensive experience representing health care institutions in litigation and in representing physicians in matters involving the state professional Review Board and licensure actions
Mr. Yocum’s aviation practice includes the defense of cases filed against flight schools, mechanics, product manufacturers and pilots. He provides legal advice on insurance coverage in aviation accident cases. He is a member of the NTSB Bar Association, the Lawyer Pilot Bar Association and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association insurance plan.
Whether you need legal counsel to structure your business or organization; to make sure it is compliant with industry or government regulations; or to protect it in litigation situations, Polsinelli Shughart PC has the broad range of experience and depth of attorneys to help you meet your legal objectives. We are experts in commercial litigation, products liability, mass tort defense and business tort litigation.
The firm has more than 470 attorneys in 13 cities stretching from Washington, D.C. to Phoenix,including offices in New York, Chicago, Denver, St. Louis and our headquarters in Kansas City. With more than 50 practice groups comprising our four major departments – Business, Financial Services, Real Estate and Trial – we have attorneys with the background and experience to help our clients with the challenges that require legal perspective and counsel at every stage of their organization’s life cycle.
Our legal services have been integral to the successful foundation and growth of businesses ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to multinational conglomerates. We have provided counsel in prosperous times and times of crisis to financial institutions whether they are community banks or national investment banks. We have been a catalyst to commercial real estate development in all 50 states and help with construction development and litigation. In the fields of science and health care we support hospitals, physician practices and life sciences organizations. We are just as passionate about helping our nonprofit clients achieve their mission as we are our for profit clients.
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Medical Liability and Health Care Law