Practice Areas

  • Missouri Workers Compensation Attorneys
  • Kansas Workers Compensation Attorneys
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Workplace Injury Attorneys
  • Auto / Motorcycle Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability


We expect to win every case we handle. We truly consider every injury personal. In our pursuit of justice we are aggressive, creative and tireless. If you were hurt at work, in an auto accident or are filing for disability, consider how our law office could help! We always offer a free initial consultation, and accept cases where we believe we can help you pursue justice.

At The Law Office of William L. Phalen, you will receive personal attention and unmatched legal representation. We bring 50 years’ experience of representing everyday people in pursuit of justice.

Workplace Injuries

Were you hurt at work or injured on the job? Is constant pain from a workplace accident keeping you from doing the activities you enjoy? We’re here for you.

Don’t be overwhelmed by mounting medical bills and harassing debt collectors. Don’t let work comp insurance companies force you into a situation you’re not comfortable with. Let The Law Office of William L. Phalen help!

Our compassionate attorneys are different – we listen! Unlike big insurance companies who want to make problem cases disappear, we are interested in hearing your story. It’s a simple principle: The Law Office of William L. Phalen believes. We believe in you, we believe in justice for those hurt on the job and we’re willing to fight for both! Don’t be silenced by corporate red tape; call The Law Office of William L. Phalen to tell your story.

Why Do You Need a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in Pittsburg or Another KS Community?

If you have been injured on the job in any Missouri or Kansas community, a workers’ compensation lawyer can be a tremendous advantage. While the law is designed to protect injured workers, the reality is that employers and their insurance companies sometimes attempt to avoid paying the full amount due to you, the injured worker.

In these situations, a workers’ compensation lawyer in Joplin, MO, Pittsburg, KS or your community can help you by protecting your rights. Your attorney can determine whether your employer and their insurer have acted in bad faith, can gather evidence of your injury and can present the most compelling evidence so you have the best chances for securing your rightful compensation.

Why Do You Need a Personal Injury Attorney in Joplin or Other MO Cities?

If you have been injured through someone’s negligence or through a wrongful act anywhere in Missouri or Kansas, a personal injury attorney can tell you whether you have a claim. If an insurance company is attempting to deny your claim, our team of attorneys and staff can fight for your rights, pursuing your claim throughout the appeals process when necessary.

In Kansas City and surrounding areas, our attorneys handle every aspect of your case, whether you have a carpal tunnel injury, workplace injury, car accident claim or another claim. Our team is dedicated to ensuring you have the legal support you need.

Why Phalen Law Firm?

Are you looking for a workers’ compensation lawyer in Kansas City, KS or any city in Kansas or Missouri? Contact Phalen Law Firm. Bill Phalen has been practicing in the area of workers’ compensation for more than three decades. His dedication to workers’ compensation cases has not only changed injured workers’ lives, but it has also changed workers’ compensation law in Kansas.

If you need a personal injury attorney in Pittsburg, KS, Joplin, MO, or any other Missouri or Kansas community, the attorneys at Phalen Law Firm understand the needs of clients as well as the actions of insurance companies and the courts in both states. We fight for you and your rights, so you can focus on healing from a serious injury.

When you work with us, a dedicated paralegal or legal assistant will also be assigned to your case, so each time you call you can talk with a knowledgeable person.

If you’d like to reach an attorney at our firm, you can reach our Joplin office by calling (417)782-7767, or you can reach us in Pittsburg by calling (620)235-1806. Our Coffeyville office can be reached at (620)251-3470, and you can call our Kansas City office at (913)281-5557. There is no initial cost to contact our team for a consultation, and your free initial consultation comes with no obligation. You risk nothing by contacting us to get a legal view on your claim. Our offices also accept walk-in consultations.

The expertise of The Law Office of William L. Phalen over the last several decades has helped define the case law that is intended to protect the rights of injured individuals. We are in the court room almost every day of the week fighting for our clients who were hurt at work or in an auto accident. Our attorneys represent individuals denied social security disability benefits on a regular basis through out our community. We bring this expertise, background and reputation to court in every case.

Our attorneys are licensed in the State of Kansas and the State of Missouri. We are available to handle cases throughout these states. Currently, we have 3 locations to serve you best, with offices in Kansas City, Pittsburg and Coffeyville, KS. We will make ourselves available even traveling across the area. We will go wherever we can to do our job and further the interests of our clients.

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