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Robert G. Norfleet

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Kansas City, MO

Fowler Pickert Eisenmenger Norfleet
2345 Grand Boulevard, Suite 750
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 1-855-4MEDMAL
Fax: 816-832-4689
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed in Missouri Since: 2007
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

Robert Norfleet focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. From the firm's office in Kansas City, Missouri, he provides representation to clients residing in the greater metropolitan area who have suffered economic and noneconomic losses as a result of the negligence of other persons or entities. The types of cases that Mr. Norfleet has been involved in have arisen out of nursing home abuse, truck and other motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, boating accidents, and surgical and medication errors and other forms of medical malpractice.

Mr. Norfleet has been able to obtain numerous high-dollar settlements and jury verdicts on behalf of his plaintiff clients. Some of his notable successes have included a $2 million settlement for a client whose spinal cord was damaged during a surgical procedure and a $700,000 jury verdict for a victim of a motorcycle accident.

A native of Missouri, Mr. Norfleet attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City on an academic scholarship as an undergraduate, and he received several school awards before obtaining a Bachelor of Arts with honors in 2004. Remaining on campus, he pursued his legal studies at the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Law, also on an academic scholarship, and he served on the Moot Court Executive Board before being awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2007.

Admitted to practice in both Missouri and Kansas, Mr. Norfleet is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri and the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas. His professional affiliations include the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justice.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

About Robert G. Norfleet

First Admitted: 2007, Missouri

Professional Webpage: https://www.fpelaw.com/attorneys/robert-norfleet/

Honors/Awards

  • Jack & Helyn Miller Fellowship finalist, University of Missouri-Kansas City 
  • Treasurer, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Recipient of the Max Foust Scholarship for Trial Advocacy, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Super Lawyers Medical Malpractice Rising Star for Missouri & Kansas, 2014 - 2015

Educational Background

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City, Bachelor of Arts Degree, with honors (graduating in the top 10%), Vice-Chancellor’s Student Leader of the Year Award, The Greek Man of the Year Award, University Chancellor’s Extended Cabinet, Interfraternity Council President, President of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, Omicron Delta Kappa, Golden Key International Honour Society, Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Missouri Bar Association, October 1, 2007 - Present
  • Clay County Bar Association, December 1, 2007 - Present
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2007
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association Leadership Academy Graduate
  • Kansas Association for Justice, May 1, 2008 - Present
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, December 1, 2007 - Present
  • Kansas, 2008
  • Kansas Association of Trial Attorneys, 2008-Present
  • Student Bar Association Representative, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • American Association for Justice, October 1, 2007 - Present
  • Kansas Bar Association, June 1, 2008 - Present
  • Missouri, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 2008
  • Member, Ellison Moot Court Executive Board, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, September 1, 2007 - Present

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $3 million settlement for a victim of medical malpractice in Jackson County, Missouri., 2019
  • $100,000.00 jury verdict in Clay County, Missouri for driver who sustained whiplash injuries when she struck defendant's vehicle as he was backing out of a parking spot, 2013
  • $350,000.00 jury verdict in Platte County, Missouri for whiplash injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident, 2015
  • $2,000,000.00 settlement for a patient who sustained partial paralysis after surgeon negligently performed back surgery, 2014
  • $700,000.00 jury verdict in Jackson County, Missouri for motorcyclist who sustained a herniated lumbar disc in collision with defendant driver, 2014

Comments

  • “ Robert is an excellent litigator and speaker. He has been very successful in the courtroom in both trials and hearings and always has his client's best interest in mind. He is very knowledgeable about the medical aspects of practicing in this highly specialized area of law.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Robert G. Norfleet

2345 Grand Boulevard
Suite 750
Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: 1-855-4MEDMAL

Fax: 816-832-4689

Last Updated: 7/27/2021

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