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Michael E. McCausland

Phone: 816-523-3000

Kansas City office

Practice Areas: 

Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation; Casualty and Personal Injury Litigation; Commercial Motor Vehicle (Trucking) Litigation; School Liability

Since graduating from the University of Missouri, School of Law in 1981, Mike McCausland has tried over 150 jury trials in state and federal court in Missouri. For over 40 years, Mike has practiced in the area of defense litigation for private companies, insurance companies and for individuals, as well as practicing in the specialized area of defending insurance companies against claims of bad faith or “vexatious refusal” to pay.

He provides seminars to insurance companies and private businesses with regularity in regard to issues affecting litigation and handling of insurance claims, as well as defending direct actions against the insurance company or cases against individuals and defendants. Mike frequently lectures at continuing education programs on insurance coverage topics. Since 2000, Mike has had four top ten defense verdicts in Missouri.

Courts of Admission: 


Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District

Missouri Court of Appeals Western District

Missouri Supreme Court

United States District Court for the District of Kansas

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri

Michael E. McCausland Kansas City Missouri Attorney
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