David C. DeGreeff

The Nail Law Firm
The Nail Law Firm
201 W 47Th St, Kansas City, MO 64112 United States
Kansas CityMO 64112
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Represented thousands of injured plaintiffs in pharmaceutical and product liability cases, as well as numerous other catastrophically injured plaintiffs


Appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for multiple consolidated litigations


Recognized by the Kansas City Business Journal “Best of the Bar”


Recognized as a Kansas City “Super Lawyer”


Dave DeGreeff focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on complex pharmaceutical/medical device actions and catastrophic personal injury. Dave has successfully represented clients in all aspects of litigation, up to and through trial, including serving as primary counsel on numerous cases resulting in multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements.


Dave has been appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee and served on numerous committees for multiple consolidated litigations. He has been on the trial team for several complex medical device cases, including the first bellwether case in the In Re: Bard Filters Product Liability Litigation which resulted in a $3.6 million verdict for the plaintiff.


In Brief

Represented thousands of injured plaintiffs in pharmaceutical and product liability cases, as well as numerous other catastrophically injured plaintiffs


Appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for multiple consolidated litigations


Recognized by the Kansas City Business Journal “Best of the Bar”


Recognized as a Kansas City “Super Lawyer”


Dave DeGreeff focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on complex pharmaceutical/medical device actions and catastrophic personal injury. Dave has successfully represented clients in all aspects of litigation, up to and through trial, including serving as primary counsel on numerous cases resulting in multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements.


Dave has been appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee and served on numerous committees for multiple consolidated litigations. He has been on the trial team for several complex medical device cases, including the first bellwether case in the In Re: Bard Filters Product Liability Litigation which resulted in a $3.6 million verdict for the plaintiff.


NOTABLE LITIGATION

In Re: Benicar Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2606

D.N.J. $358 million global settlement of more than 2,200 cases in MDL. David DeGreeff served as a member of the Science and Experts Committee and oversaw the Secondary Science Document Review. Jeff Kuntz was appointed to the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee for this case.


In Re: Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2641

Attorneys at Wagstaff & Cartmell worked on this case in which Tom Cartmell was appointed to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in the District of Arizona in front of the Honorable David G. Campbell. David DeGreeff also served as a member of the Medical Monitoring Class Action Committee for this MDL, and was recently appointed by the Judge to serve on the Common Benefit Fee Committee. He was


In Re: Cook Medical, Inc., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales and Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2570 (S.D. Ind.)

David C. DeGreeff is serving as a member of the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee.


In Re: Cordis IVC Filter Cases, JCCP 4977 ( Super. Ct. CA)

David DeGreeff is serving as a Member of the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee. Other members of the Wagstaff & Cartmell team, including Thomas Rottinghaus are also involved in the case.


PRACTICE AREAS

CLASS ACTIONS & COMMERCIAL LITIGATION

MASS ACTIONS & PERSONAL INJURY

OTHER PRACTICE AREAS

Product Liability

General Tort

Insurer Negligence/Bad Faith


Prior Work

Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman, Chtd., 2010 – 2014

Levy & Craig, PC, 2007 – 2010

Schmitt, Manz, Swanson & Mulhern, PC, 2005 – 2007

Husch & Eppenberger, LLC, 2003 – 2005


Education

J.D., University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law, 2003

Missouri Law Review – Member

B.S., Washington University in St. Louis, 2000

Basketball Team – Captain

Phi Delta Theta Fraternity – Member

Two-Time College Basketball All-Conference Team Selection


Professional

MISSOURI BAR ASSOCIATION, MEMBER

KANSAS BAR ASSOCIATION, MEMBER

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR JUSTICE, MEMBER

MISSOURI ASSOCIATION OF TRIAL ATTORNEYS, MEMBER

KANSAS TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION, BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND MEMBER

KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN BAR ASSOCIATION, MEMBER

KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN BAR ASSOCIATION, YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION, VICE CHAIR: PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE, 2010

KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN BAR ASSOCIATION, YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION, VICE CHAIR: NEW LAWYERS COMMITTEE, 2010

KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN BAR ASSOCIATION, YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION, CLE CO-VICE CHAIR, 2011

KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN BAR ASSOCIATION, YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION, PUBLIC RELATIONS CO-VICE CHAIR, 2011

KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN BAR ASSOCIATION, YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION, CO-CHAIR: CLE AND PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEES, 2012

KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN BAR ASSOCIATION, MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SECTION, CO-VICE CHAIR, 2015

ASSOCIATION FOR WOMEN LAWYERS OF GREATER KANSAS CITY, MEMBER

LAWYERS ASSOCIATION OF KANSAS CITY, MEMBER


Admissions

MISSOURI

KANSAS

U.S. DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI

U.S. DISTRICT COURT OF KANSAS

U.S. DISTRICT COURT OF COLORADO


Honors + Awards

Kansas City Business Journal “Best of the Bar”

Super Lawyers “Rising Star”

Kansas City “Super Lawyer”

National Trial Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40”

National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyers”


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