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Michael Hufft

Kansas City
(816) 751-0588
mhufft@hufftmaginn.com
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BAR ADMISSIONS

Missouri and United States District Court, Western District of Missouri -1976
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals - 1978
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals - 1985
United States District Court for the District of Kansas - 1998
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals - 2007


AREAS OF PRACTICE

Insurance
Product Liability
Breach of Contract and Business Torts


ACCREDITATIONS

AV Preeminent Rating with Martindale Hubbell since mid 1980's
2016 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
2015 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
2012 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
2011 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers
2010 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers

EDUCATION

B.A. - Dartmouth College
J.D. - University of Missouri at Kansas City


LANGUAGES

English

Mr. Hufft has extensive and varied experience in both litigation and insurance coverage. He litigated wrongful death cases and catastrophic injury cases (amputations of hands, legs, arms and loss of vision; brain injury cases including closed injury; spinal injury including paraplegic, tetraplegic and quadriplegic and burn victims).

He has handled product liability cases as well as crashworthiness doctrine cases. He has handled automobile cases, trucking cases, construction defect cases, dram shop cases, premises liability cases, intentional tort cases such as false arrest, malicious prosecution, assault and battery, invasion of privacy, wrongful eviction and trademark infringement. He has handled animal liability cases and termite damage cases. He has handled municipal and governmental liability cases including constitutional law violations and §1983 claims. He has handled EEOC and other federal cases including sexual harassment, employment discrimination, race discrimination and age discrimination. He has handled automobile dealership liability which includes contract claims, warranty claims, Truth-in-Lending claims, odometer violation and other consumer protection claims as well as product liability claims.

He has represented a self-insured 57 store grocery store chain and all of its claims such as slip and falls, false arrest, malicious prosecution, assault and battery and product liability claims. He handled all of the Missouri and Kansas claims for a large retailer for a number of years which included slip and falls, false arrest, malicious prosecution, assault and battery and product liability claims.