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Sam Cullan MD, JD

  • Serving all of Kansas City
  • Personal Injury, Nursing Home Abuse, Medical Malpractice ...
  • Kansas City, MO

Biography

Dr. Sam Cullan's first degree was from the United States Merchant Marine Academy where he graduated with a major in Marine Engineering and a minor in Nuclear Engineering. After graduating, he ran for public office and was elected to the Nebraska State Senate, at the age of 22. He served in the State Senate for two terms and then attended Creighton University School of Law, graduating cum laude in 1982. While practicing law he pursued a medical degree from Creighton University Medical School and graduated in 1987.After medical school, Dr. Cullan worked for a large Kansas City firm defending serious personal injury claims and medical malpractice cases, an experience that gave him valuable insight into the tactics insurance companies use to fight personal injury and medical negligence cases. In 1990 Dr. Cullan founded the firm, concentrating his practice on fighting insurance companies on behalf of injured persons and their families. For years, Dr. Cullan has produced favorable results, collecting millions of dollars on behalf of clients in birth injury, medical malpractice, semi-truck accidents, construction site injuries, defective products, dangerous drugs, nursing home abuse, and wrongful death cases.Dr. Cullan is licensed to practice in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Arizona.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Medical Malpractice

Education

  • Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Creighton University School of Law
  • United States Merchant Marine Academy

Professional Experience

  • Cullan & Cullan
    Senior Partner
    1990

Languages

  • English

Awards

  • Best Lawyer
    Best Lawyers in America
    2020
  • Lawyer of the Year - Medical Malpractice
    Best Lawyers in America
    2019
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers® Magazine
    2017
  • Best of the Bar
    Kansas City Business Journal
    2016
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers® Magazine
    2016
  • Lawyer of the Year – Medical Malpractice
    Best Lawyers in America
    2016
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2015
  • Best of the Bar
    Kansas City Business Journal
    2015
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers® Magazine
    2015
  • Best of the Bar
    Kansas City Business Journal
    2014
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers® Magazine
    2014
  • Best of the Bar
    Kansas City Business Journal
    2013
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
    Martindale-Hubbell
    2012
  • Top 10 Super Lawyer
    Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine
    2012
  • Best of the Bar
    Kansas City Business Journal
    2012
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers® Magazine
    2012
  • Best of the Bar
    Kansas City Business Journal
    2011
  • Top 10 Super Lawyer
    Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine
    2011
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers® Magazine
    2011
  • Best of the Bar
    Kansas City Business Journal
    2010
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers® Magazine
    2010
  • Top 10 Super Lawyer
    Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine
    2009
  • Best of the Bar
    Kansas City Business Journal
    2009
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers® Magazine
    2009
  • Best of the Bar
    Kansas City Business Journal
    2008
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers® Magazine
    2008
  • Best of the Bar
    Kansas City Business Journal
    2007
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers® Magazine
    2007
  • Best of the Bar
    Kansas City Business Journal
    2006
  • Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers® Magazine
    2006

Associations

  • Arizona State Bar
  • American Association for Justice
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Kansas Association for Justice
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

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