• Car Accidents

    Have you been hurt in a car accident? BW is here to help! Contact us today to get the representation you deserve.


    Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents

    Truck accidents seriously injure or kill St. Louis drivers every day. If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident, we can help you immediately, with a free consultation. We've been on both sides of the truck accident fight for 30 years, so we know how to help YOU.


    Truck Accidents
  • Workers Compensation

    Have you been hurt on the job? If so, you are at the right place because we can help. We are one of the leading workers' compensation law firms in the area. We have seen virtually every type of injury there is in our 30+ years of representing hurt workers. Plus, we have the highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. We know the law and will work hard to ensure you get the best results possible. Contact us now and click here for more information about work place injuries.


    Workers Compensation
  • Medical Malpractice

    We pride ourselves on being strong and successful patient advocates for those who have been injured or killed because of medical error. The prestigious Journal of Patient Safety recently reported that as many as 440,000 people die every year from unnecessary medical mistakes. Although many doctors try their best, they are like everyone else and sometimes make mistakes. When mistakes happen, let BW's expert patient advocates help you. Contact us now and click here to learn more about our substantial medical malpractice experience.


    Medical Malpractice

Andrew Buchanan

Andrew specializes in helping people who have been injured. He focuses on medical malpractice, automobile and truck accidents, product liability, premise liability, wrongful death, and work accidents, and also has extensive experience representing clients in stockbroker liability claims and wrongful discharge/discrimination claims.

Andrew is the managing partner in BWS’s St. Louis office. Andrew (along with the other attorneys and staff at BWS) focuses on personal service for his clients. Clients have Andrew’s personal cell phone and can call him anytime with questions or concerns.

Andrew started his law career with Lewis Rice & Fingersh, LC, which is one of the largest law firms in the St. Louis area. Andrew is married to Kimberly Ulrich Buchanan. Kim is an attorney and partner in the law firm Wegner Buchanan. Andrew and Kim live in St. Louis with their two children.


Education: Andrew is 2002 graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law. He graduated magna sum laude in the top 5% of the law school class. He received his undergraduate degree in finance and banking in 1999 from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he graduated summa cum laude.

Bar & Admissions: Missouri, Illinois, Eastern District of Missouri, Western District of Missouri, Southern District of Illinois

Representative Cases

Sage v. Talbot Industries, 427 S.W.3d 906 (Mo. App. S.D. 2014) (workers’ compensation matter granting favorable result for Andrew’s client, an injured worker)

Gannon Intern., Ltd. v. Blocker, 684 F.3d 785 (8th Cir. 2012) (business dispute where summary judgment affirmed in favor of Andrew’s client)

Franke v. Greene, 2012 WL 3156577 (E.D. Mo. 2012) (business dispute where summary judgment denied in favor of Andrew’s client)

Drew County, Ark. v. Joh Pas Murray Co., 2011 WL 1533434 (E.D. Ark. 2011) (construction dispute involving Arkansas hospital where motion for summary judgment denied in favor of Andrew’s client)

Smith v. Laboratory Corp. of America, Inc., 2010 WL 5464770 (W.D. Wash. 2010) (medical malpractice claim resolved successfully for Andrew’s client)

Thirty and 141, L.P. v. Lowe’s Home Centers, Inc., 565 F.3d 443 (8th Cir. 2009) (commercial landlord-tenant dispute where summary judgment in favor of Andrew’s client reversed)

Tate v. Laboratory Corp. of American Holdings, 285 S.W.3d 261 (Ark. App. 2008) (negligence claim against laboratory where motion for summary judgment affirmed in favor of Andrew’s client).

U.S. ex rel. Joshi v. St. Luke’s Hosp., Inc., 441 F.3d 552 (8th Cir. 2006) (fraudulent billing claim against hospital where dismissal affirmed in favor of Andrew’s client)

Harris v. The Epoch Group, L.C., 357 F.3d 822 (8th Cir. 2004) (claim against health insurance plan for benefits where summary judgment in favor of Andrew’s client was reversed)

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