Recognized Leaders in Complex Litigation
Krause & Kinsman is one of the nation’s leading firms in complex injury and mass-tort litigation. Learn why we are regularly selected by clients & co-counsel firms to handle complex matters.
Former Sex Abuse Prosecutor
St. Thomas Aquinas Sex Abuse Case
- On October 7, 2021 Joe Heidesch, the former choir teacher at St. Thomas Aquinas High School, was criminally charged with several counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Breach of Privacy
- From August 1, 2016 to October 1, 2021 Joe Heidesch was secretly videotaping high school students when they would undress in his office
- The Aquinas administration knew that Joe Heidesch was requiring students to undress in his office, and did nothing to intervene
- On June 7, 2023 Joe Heidesch was sentenced to approximately 5 years for his plea of guilty to 24 felony counts for Breach of Privacy and one count of Sexual Exploitation of a Child
- Joe Heidesch’s actions have greatly impacted the lives of his victims
Krause and Kinsman Qualifications
- Settled more than 1 billion dollars on behalf of sexual abuse survivors
- Represented more sexual abuse survivors than any other firm in Missouri and Kansas
- Represented children abused in both Kansas and Missouri School Systems
- Represented young boys and girls harmed by sexual predators who have violated their privacy, and subjected them to physical sexual abuse
The Krause & Kinsman Law Firm is made up of some of the nation’s foremost legal minds in the mass-tort field. That’s why our clients & co-counsel partners choose us.
Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, and Co-Chair of the Law & Briefing Committee in MDL 2846:
In Re: Davol, Inc./C.R. Bard, Inc., Polypropylene Hernia Mesh Products Liability Litigation
Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in MDL 2974:
In Re: Paragard IUD Products Liability Litigation
Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in MDL 2924:
In Re: Zantac (Ranitidine) Products Liability Litigation
Along with the aforementioned MDLs,
Plaintiff’s Counsel has prosecuted thousands of cases across other Multi-District Litigations and Mass-Torts, including:
Acetaminophen ASD/ADHD Product Liability Litigation
Atrium Medical Corp. C-Qur Mesh Products Liability Litigation
Ethicon Physiomesh Flexible Composite Hernia Mesh Products Liability Litigation
In Re: Physiomesh Litigation, MCL
In Re: Prolene Hernia System Mesh Litigation
Cook Medical, Inc., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation
Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation
In Re: Boston Scientific Corp. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation
Benicar (Olmesartan) Product Liability Litigation
In Re: Forced Air Warming Devices Products Liability Litigation
Syngenta AG MIR162 Corn Litigation
In Re: Smity’s/CAM2303 Tractor Hydraulic Fluid Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation
In Re: Proceed Mesh Litigation
In Re: General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation
In Re: Mentor Corp. ObTape Transobturator Sling Products Liability Litigation
In Re: C. R. Bard, Inc. Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation
In Re: American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation
In Re: Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation
In Re: Coloplast Corp. Pelvic Support Systems Products Liability Litigation
In Re: Neomedic Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation
Highly Awarded Trial Attorneys
The Krause & Kinsman Law Firm is one of the nation’s leading mass-tort & personal-injury law firms. The founding partners, Adam & Robert, have been selected to serve on steering committees for some of the largest pharmaceutical mass-tort cases.
Adam and Robert are real trial lawyers. They have taken their experience in the personal injury world and are now doing amazing things in mass torts. If I am considering getting involved in a mass tort, and I know they are in a leadership position, I know things are going to get done. More importantly, I just trust them and enjoy working cases up together. Believe it.
Adam Krause is a talented attorney and I have been lucky to know him personally and professionally for almost a decade. Adam's strength as an attorney comes from his inherent intelligence, tireless work ethic, and affable personality. I trust that he and his partner Robert Kinsman will only provide top notch representation to their clients: they go above and beyond in honing their skills as attorneys and providing vigorous advocacy for their clients. I would recommend the Krause & Kinsman Law Firm to anyone looking for a dynamite team to handle their case.
I’ve practiced law in the Kansas City area for ten years. Adam and Robert care more about the wellbeing of their clients than almost any other lawyer I’ve ever worked with. That really is the key to being a great lawyer. They pay special attention to their clients. You know that when you hire them, you’re hiring someone who understands your problem and who cares deeply about solving it.
I have known Adam Krause for 10 years and worked with him in a variety of professional settings. Adam is a true professional with an extensive amount of knowledge. Krause & Kinsman Law Firm is top notch. They always keep the best interests of their clients in mind as reflected in their work, and their transparency is what really separates them from other firms.
Working With Us
Partnering with Krause & Kinsman is easy. When you partner with Krause & Kinsman, you can be sure that our mutual clients’ complex matters are handled with the utmost care and dedication. In addition to our top-notch representation, we will ensure our mutual clients receive frequent communication about the status of their cases.
Recognized leaders in mass-torts with vast experience in complex litigation.
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