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Laura Louise Del Percio
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Laura Louise Del Percio

also known as Laurie Del Percio

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury, Motorcycle Accident, Medical Malpractice

About Me

Attorney Laurie Del Percio leads the Horn Law litigation team. As the Lead Litigation Attorney, Ms. Del Percio regularly litigates complex injury and death cases involving auto and truck collisions, medical errorpremises liability and work / industrial accidents.


 


Since joining Horn Law in 2002, Ms. Del Percio has obtained many notable personal injury and medical negligence verdicts and settlements, including 6 cases listed in the Top Verdicts and Settlements 2009 published in the Missouri Lawyers Weekly. Additionally, Ms. Del Percio is one of Kansas City’s best personal injury lawyers having been voted “Best of the Bar” in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 as featured in the Kansas City Business Journal. She has also received the honor of being named a “Super Lawyer,” one of the top 5% of practicing attorneys in the States of Missouri and Kansas, by her peers multiple years in a row. Ms. Del Percio has recently received the honor of being voted one of the top 100 trial attorneys in the state of Missouri by her peers. Ms. Del Percio has also recently received the honor of being named one of the top 10 personal injury attorneys in the state of Missouri by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc.


Ms. Del Percio is a member of The Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial attorneys in the United States.  Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements.  The organization was founded in 1993 and there are approximately 4000 members located throughout the country.  Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.


 


Prior to joining Horn Law, Ms. Del Percio practiced as an insurance defense attorney representing large insurance companies in personal injury litigation. The broad scope of Ms. Del Percio’s experience gives her unique advantages in representing injury victims with significant injuries and physical disabilities.


Ms. Del Percio earned her Juris Doctorate with Distinction from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1999. Previously, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in History with Distinction from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 1996. She is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Missouri Trial Lawyers Association and the Kansas Trial Lawyers Association.


 


Ms. Del Percio has appeared before numerous State and Federal courts, including the state trial courts in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Texas, Minnesota, and Arizona and the United States District Courts in Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Iowa. She is well-versed in all aspects of civil trial rules and procedures and recently successfully argued the Johnson v. McCullough case before the Missouri Supreme Court which dealt with jury selection.


 


Ms. Del Percio shares her knowledge by teaching seminars to attorneys, paralegals and insurance professionals on “Litigating Bad Faith Insurance Claims,” “Litigating Distracted Driving Cases,” “Insurance Claims: Investigation and Adjuster Negotiations” and “Plantiff’s Personal Injury From Start to Finish.”


Ms. Del Percio is a recipient of the Thomas E. Deacy, Sr. Memorial Trial Practice Award and has been named in America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals, Strathmore’s Who’s Who, and is a member of the Order of Barristers.


 


Ms. Del Percio’ s cases, settlements, and verdicts have been featured in Missouri Lawyers Weekly.


 


 

 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Car Accidents: 50%
    16 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
    16 years
  3. Medical Malpractice: 10%
    16 years
  4. Motorcycle Accident: 10%
    16 years
  5. Personal Injury: 10%
    16 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • William Karl Jennings III

    I endorse this lawyer as an excellent person for personal injury such as auto accidents. She excels in getting the best out come through her thorough preparation and organization. Her trial skills are unmatched. See her when you need the best.

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    William Jennings Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Barkley D. Heuser

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Laura on several cases and find her to be ALWAYS prepared, a vigorous proponent of her client's interests and a tiger in court. I would use her myself if the need arose.

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    Barkley Heuser Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

19049 E Valley View Pkwy Ste J
Independence, MO, 64055-7026

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KSAuthorized to practice law200005/31/2015
MOGood Standing, Active199901/08/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in State of MissouriNational Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc.2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2014
Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney in State of MissouriNational Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc.2014
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in State of MissouriNational Trial Lawyers2014
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in State of MissouriNational Trial Lawyers2013
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2010
Best of the BarKansas City Business Journal2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2005
Thomas E. Deacy, Sr. Memorial Trial Practice AwardUniversity of Missouri Kansas City1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Lead Litigation AttorneyThe Horn Law Firm, P.C.2002 - Present
AttorneyBrown & James, PC1999 - 2002

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
NAOPIAMember2014 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2013 - Present
Missouri Association of Trial AttorneysMember2010 - Present
America’s Registry of Outstanding ProfessionalsMember2005 - Present
Order of the CoifMember1999 - Present
Order of BarristersMember1999 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Riley$1.25 million
Delana$375,000.00
Kinser$220,282.00

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor with Distinction1999
University of Missouri - Kansas CityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts with Distinction1996

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CLEInsurance Claims: Investigation and Adjuster NegotiationsN/A
CLELitigating Distracted Driving CasesN/A
CLELitigating Bad Faith Insurance ClaimsN/A
CLEPersonal Injury from Start to FinishN/A