Founding Lawyer

Dr. Brad Bradshaw is a licensed physician, surgeon and lawyer. He has worked as co-counsel and consulted with lawyers throughout the United States - from Florida to California, from New York to Washington State, and multiple jurisdictions in between. He has also assisted lawyers in British Columbia, Canada.

Dr. Bradshaw has obtained licenses to practice law in Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Iowa, Hawaii, Washington State, and Washington D.C.; and he is licensed to practice medicine in Missouri and Hawaii. Dr. Bradshaw is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum which is an organization limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million-dollar verdicts, awards and settlements. In Semi-Truck and Large Vehicle cases, Dr. Bradshaw has received multi-million dollar jury verdict's and numerous settlements ranging from $1,000,000 to $11,000,000. In Birth Trauma and Medical Malpractice cases he has obtained jury verdicts including a recent $1,000,000 plus award, and numerous settlements of greater than $2,000,000 including one settlement for greater than $10,000,000 and another for $12,000,000.  To view some of our successes please see our results page.


Dr. Bradshaw has developed a national reputation as an acclaimed Semi-Truck Injury Lawyer, with an expertise in handling trucking cases (semi-truck, 18 wheelers, tractor-trailer and commercial trucks). He has obtained record verdicts and settlements for some of his injured clients. Dr. Bradshaw has never lost a semi-truck case, he has a 100% win rate! His experience and success were acknowledged by his peers who unanimously voted him to become Chairperson of the Interstate Trucking Litigation Group (ITLG) for 2010-2011. ITLG is a nationwide association of trucking lawyers who specialize in trucking settlements and litigation. These lawyers are members of the United States' largest public justice organization, the American Association for Justice. ITLG's members (now TLG - Trucking Litigation Group) come from almost every state in the United States of America. With over 400 members during Dr. Bradshaw's term as Chair, it was and still is the largest group of trial lawyers working together to help trucking victims in their fight against the wealthy and oppressive insurance/trucking corporations.


Dr. Bradshaw grew up in Southwest Missouri. He was accepted into the Accelerated Medical School Program at the University of Missouri, Kansas City: School of Medicine at the age of eighteen. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Bradshaw worked in a surgical residence program at the University of Hawaii. In addition to his surgical training, Dr. Bradshaw has specialized training in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. He also received certification in Clinical Obstetrics from Harvard Medical School.


Dr. Bradshaw attended law school at the University of Missouri, Kansas City: School of Law. After graduating, Dr. Bradshaw worked briefly for the president of the Missouri Trial Lawyers' Association in Kansas City, and received training under Gerry Spence who is arguably the best trial lawyer to ever live. Gerry said of Brad "he is the best lawyer I have met yet...you can quote me on that". The firm's national headquarters for are located in Kansas City, Missouri, with additional offices in St. Louis, Missouri, Springfield, Missouri and a soon to be opened office in Seattle, followed by Honolulu. Dr. Bradshaw has affiliated lawyers with offices throughout the United States, and a meeting location in Vancouver, Canada.


Dr. Bradshaw has worked with and helped attorneys throughout the United States. Dr. Bradshaw works with a co-counsel, often called a local counsel, when working in states were he is not actively licensed. This website confirms to the ethical rules of Missouri  where the national headquarters is located. Dr. Bradshaw has also provided legal analysis to local Missouri television stations and newspapers. He has also been consulted by the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.


Dr. Bradshaw has received training from some of America's greatest trial lawyers of the last generation. He attended and graduated from Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College in 1997. His instructors included:

Gerry Spence, considered by many to be America's best trial lawyer - ever! Mr. Spence has never lost a criminal case and has not lost a civil case since 1969. His numerous courtroom victories have included the Karen Silkwood case (dramatized in the movie Silkwood, starring Meryl Streep and Cher); "Ruby Ridge" murder case (Mr. Spence defended Randy Weaver on charges of killing a U.S. Marshall), and he also successfully defended Imelda Marcos on embezzling charges.

"Racehorse" Haynes is one of America's top trial lawyers. Mr. Haynes' success has been portrayed in the movie Prescription Murder.

Morris Dees, considered America's top trial lawyer in the area of civil rights and other related constitutional rights. Mr. Dees represented Medger Ever's widow in a civil case. The related criminal case was depicted in the movie Ghosts of Mississippi. He was also the founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center.


At the law offices of Dr. Bradshaw M.D. J.D. L.C., we are committed to helping injured people obtain quality medical care and full financial compensation. We constantly help people in their fight against the unfair actions of wealthy insurance companies. Dr. Bradshaw concentrates primarily in the area of catastrophic injury litigation, emphasizing injuries caused by semi-truck wrecks, birth injury/trauma and injuries caused by other commercial vehicle wrecks. Dr. Bradshaw uses his knowledge and skills as both a physician and trial lawyer to help people obtain recoveries primarily in the areas of past and future medical care, loss of life's enjoyments, loss of earnings capacity, lost wages and other areas of financial recovery.