Samuel M. Wendt

Sam Wendt

Attorney Samuel Wendt is a founding member of Wendt Goss, P.C. and has dedicated his practice to representing injured people and their families. Mr. Wendt has successfully represented countless people involved in automobile and commercial vehicle accidents, victims of medical malpractice and nursing home neglect, and wrongful death claims. He has also represented hundreds of clients injured by defective medical devices and pharmaceuticals, such as Diet Pills, Guidant and Medtronic Defibrillators, Vioxx, Avandia, and Yaz/Yasmin, to name a few.

Mr. Wendt has a peer review rating of "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available rating. He was the youngest attorney named by the Kansas City Business Journal as "Best of the Bar" in 2008 and has been included every year since that date. Mr. Wendt has also been selected as one of Kansas and Missouri's "Super Lawyers" by Thomson Reuters every year since 2008. In 2010, Mr. Wendt was recognized by Missouri Lawyers Weekly as one of Missouri's "Up & Coming" attorneys, and in 2011, he was selected by the National Trial Lawyers Association as one of Missouri's Top 100 trial attorneys and to its "Top 40 Under 40". In 2013, Mr. Wendt was recognized by the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States where membership is reserved for those who have won multi-million dollar verdicts or settlements. During its Bench-Bar & Boardroom Conference in 2014, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association awarded Mr. Wendt the Thomas J. Conway Award, which honors a young trial lawyer who exemplifies outstanding trial skills and the ability to be a fierce advocate, while simultaneously a good friend to opposing counsel.

Mr. Wendt is a member, in good standing, of the Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois state courts. He is also a member of the following United States District Courts: District of Kansas, Western and Eastern Districts of Missouri, and Central and Southern Districts of Illinois. Mr. Wendt is actively involved in several charitable and professional organizations, including the Missouri Bar, American Association for Justice, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, National Trial Lawyers Association, and Brain Injury Association of Missouri, Inc. In 2009, he graduated from the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association's Bar Leadership Academy and currently sits on the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association's Board of Directors.

Mr. Wendt has published numerous articles and chapters and made several presentations concerning his area of practice to companies and organizations, including the Missouri Bar; Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association; Forum on the Construction Industry, American Bar Association; National Business Institute; and Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys.

Mr. Wendt received a Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular Biology from the University of Kansas and his Juris Doctor degree from Washburn University School of Law. His background has proved quite valuable in handling complex litigation. Throughout his career, Mr. Wendt has maintained close contact with his clients, and their families, to ensure that their legal needs are fully met. Since serious injuries can often alter people's entire lives, Mr. Wendt works tirelessly to help his clients receive fair compensation for what's been lost.


Peter E. Goss

Peter Goss

Attorney Peter Goss is a founding member of Wendt Goss, P.C. and has been practicing in the areas of personal injury and mass tort litigation his entire career. Mr. Goss has represented and obtained favorable results for countless victims of automobile collisions, slip and fall accidents, severe burn injuries, railroad accidents, medical malpractice, and others. Mr. Goss has also represented hundreds of clients in mass tort litigation, including those injured by Guidant and Medtronic Defibrillators, the Ortho Evra Birth Control Patch, the Kugel Hernia Patch, Vioxx, Avandia, and Yaz/Yasmin, to name a few. In his practice, Mr. Goss has maintained a dedication to client interaction and has worked tirelessly to ensure that his clients are fairly compensated for their injuries.

In 2009, Mr. Goss was the youngest attorney named by the Kansas City Business Journal as "Best of the Bar," which is chosen by a panel of accomplished Kansas City-area attorneys, and he was included again in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. He was also selected as one of Kansas and Missouri's "Super Lawyers" by Thomson Reuters in 2011, 2012, and 2014. Mr. Goss has been named by KC Business magazine as a "Rising Star" and one of Kansas City's next generation of business leaders, and he was selected by the National Trial Lawyers Association as one of Missouri's Top 100 trial attorneys and to its "Top 40 Under 40". In 2012, Mr. Goss was recognized by Missouri Lawyers Weekly as one of Missouri's "Up & Coming" attorneys.

Mr. Goss is a member, in good standing, of the Kansas, Missouri, and New Jersey state courts. He is also a member of the United States District Courts for the Districts of Kansas, Missouri, and New Jersey. Mr. Goss is actively involved in several chartable and professional organizations, including the American Association for Justice, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and National Trial Lawyers Association. In 2010, Mr. Goss graduated from the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association's Bar Leadership Academy, which is designed to enhance skills to become a leader in service to the legal profession and the overall community, and he also sits on the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section's Board of Directors.

Mr. Goss has also conducted many lectures and presentations and authored many articles regarding his practice, including for organizations such as the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association; National Business Institute; and Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys.

After receiving his undergraduate degree in Business Marketing and Analysis from the University of Kansas, Mr. Goss attended Washburn School of Law in Topeka, Kansas. While in law school, Mr. Goss worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Charles E. Atwell of the 16th Judicial Circuit (Jackson County) of Missouri. While working with Judge Atwell, Mr. Goss gained incredible experience and developed a true empathy for victims of horrific accidents. Since he began practicing law, Mr. Goss has helped victims and their families gain compensation for the losses they have experienced. Mr. Goss truly enjoys the interaction with his clients and fighting for the rights of those he represents.


Michael J. Fleming

Mike Flemming

Attorney Michael Fleming joined Wendt Goss, P.C. in September of 2012. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fleming dedicated his entire career to representing individuals who, through no fault of their own, have suffered personal injuries and loss. In particular, Mr. Fleming's practice has focused on automobile and commercial trucking litigation, premises liability, electric shock and electrocution, breach of contract, bad faith claims against insurance companies, and improper deductions against oil and gas producers.

Mr. Fleming has tried a number of cases in both Kansas and Missouri and appeared in front of both the Kansas and Missouri Courts of Appeal.

In 2007, Mr. Fleming resolved a $22,000,000.00 brain injury case on behalf of a young man's family who came in contact with an overhead power line – it was Missouri's largest settlement that year.

Mr. Fleming is a member, in good standing, of the Kansas and Missouri state courts. He is also a member of the United States District Court of Kansas and Western District of Missouri. Mr. Fleming is active in several organizations including the Kansas Association for Justice, Kansas Bar Association, Johnson County Bar Association, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Missouri Bar Association, the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice. In 2011 he was named to the Executive Committee of the Kansas Association for Justice and also serves as the Chair of the organization's legislative committee.

Following his undergraduate studies at Creighton University, Mr. Fleming received his law degree from Washburn School of Law in Topeka, Kansas.

Mr. Fleming enjoys working on behalf of individuals against wrongdoers in an effort to preserve their physical integrity, their property, and their reputations.

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