Springfield, MO 417-222-4878
Joplin, MO 417-222-4878
Leading Personal Injury Attorneys

We'll
Take it From Here

We specialize in personal injury cases, distinguished by an unparalleled success rate across Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas. We proudly represent those who seek justice, ensuring their rights are fiercely protected in serious cases.
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JVM Legal

Awarded to our clients

$450,000,000+

Dedicated to Making Things Right

For over 20 years, we’ve made it our mission to give the people in our community the legal help they deserve. We’re passionate about protecting people who are facing the challenges of personal injury or wrongful death – and that’s never going to change.

Giving Our All for You

Our practice focuses on serious injury and wrongful death cases. We handle cases involving motor vehicle collisions, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, buses, and trains, as well as pedestrians struck by negligent drivers. The trial lawyers at JVM also specialize in catastrophic and disabling injuries caused by medical malpractice, including birth injuries. We represent those injured by dangerous property conditions, workers' compensation injuries, and other injuries caused by the careless and negligent actions of others. We have expertise with serious brain injuries, spine and nerve injuries, orthopedic injuries, soft tissue injuries, as well as a variety of other injuries. At JVM, we are trial lawyers who are willing to take cases to trial to ensure that justice is served for our clients and their families.
Relentless Legal Skill

Relentless Legal Skill

We exhaust all legal options. We’re feared by insurance companies. But more importantly, we know how to help you win what you deserve, and we are willing to stand up for you.
Serving You Beyond the Case

Serving You Beyond the Case

Getting the judgment you deserve is just the beginning. We stay with you no matter what happens next because your wellbeing is priority number one.
Lasting Change & Improvement

Lasting Change & Improvement

For us, winning cases isn’t enough. Our mission is to level the playing field and do everything in our power to prevent bad things from happening to good people.
Giving Our All for You
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250+
million dollar verdicts than any other trial firm in MO
445+
million dollars recovered
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Staff members ready to serve you
450+
Million dollars recovered
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Get Award-Winning Attorneys in Your Corner

Your fight is our fight. Schedule a free consultation to learn how our dedicated team can support your journey to justice.

SPRINGFIELD OFFICE

444 S. Campbell Ave
Springfield, MO 65806
417-222-4878

JOPLIN OFFICE

510 W. 6th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
417-222-4878
Joplin office JVM

Experts in Never Backing Down

After thousands of hard fought case wins, we know what it takes to get you the justice you deserve – no matter what you’re going through.

Car, Truck & Motorcycle Accidents

In a crash, we can help. Learn how to file claims and secure compensation for your injuries, accident-related costs, and more to ensure you get what you deserve.

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Tractor Trailer Truck Accidents​

Stand up for your safety. When a large truck causes serious injury after an accident, we know exactly what to do to get not just compensation, but justice.

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Insurance Claims​

Defend your right for more. We have the expertise and ability to hold insurance companies accountable when they aren’t providing the help they should.

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Medical Malpractice​

Get the care you truly deserve. No matter how you’re feeling, we’ll tackle the challenges in your way, and get you back to living your life.

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Birth Injuries​

Find justice for those who can’t. If the birth of your child didn't go as you expected, there might be more to the story than what you've been told. Please call us to know your rights.

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Wrongful Death​

Gain support when you need it most. No amount of money can replace a loved one, but we’ll help you explore options during a difficult time, and prevent future tragedy.

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Work Injuries​

Work with us to get the job done. It’s not your responsibility to pick up the pieces after an accident at work. Our team helps you get back on your feet in more ways than one.

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Fall Injuries​

Get back up to better. When falls happen, insurance companies often place the blame on you. Discover your rights and options.

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Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect​

Fight back for your family. We do more than get compensation for wrongs – we work to make sure those wrongs never happen again.

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Product Liability​

Reclaim your safety. You are entitled to expect safety in the products you purchase. If you suffer an injury from a dangerous product, we ensure you’re not the one who faces the consequences.

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Brain & Spinal Cord Injuries

​Recover with the right team. Even if the future seems uncertain after a serious injury, our tenacious team helps you get back to the life you want to live.

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Meet Our Fearless Team

With over 140 years of combined experience, our attorneys don’t just know how to fight for what you deserve. They’re hard-working, reliable and dedicated people just like you.
Roger Alan Johnson

Roger Alan Johnson

Founding Partner
Scott J. Vorhees

Scott J. Vorhees

Founding Partner
Patrick Martucci

Patrick Martucci

Partner
Brian Johnston

Brian Johnston

Springfield Partner
Glenn Russell Gulick, Jr.

Glenn Russell Gulick, Jr.

Of Counsel
Anna Pace-Johnson

Anna Pace-Johnson

Partner
Joshua G. Decker

Joshua G. Decker

Springfield Partner
Max Blaser

Max Blaser

Springfield Attorney

Awards

We take pride in our significant victories, securing hundreds of millions for our clients, and in the awards we've received. Our fundamental focus, however, remains on making meaningful differences in the lives of those we serve.

For details on our awards and recognitions, please continue reading below.
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