John G. Hansen

John G. Hansen

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8700 Monrovia Street
Lenexa, KS 66215

Office: 913-647-7504

Fax: 262-522-7020


John is a trial attorney who prides himself on providing effective and efficient representation to all of his clients. During his 30 years of practice, John has focused primarily on defending catastrophic fire and explosion cases brought against gas suppliers, product manufacturers, detector manufacturers and others. John has developed a particular expertise in propane cases in which he has represented retailers, wholesalers, transporters and refineries in cases brought throughout the country. John serves as national or regional counsel for several of his clients and has long standing relationships built upon confidence and trust. In addition to his litigation practice, John regularly consults with his clients on safety, training and warning issues and proactively works with his clients to prevent accidents. John is also a frequent speaker at industry conferences focusing his presentations on practical advice designed to enhance safety.

John has worked cooperatively with local counsel in many states and is licensed to practice in both Missouri and Kansas. John has achieved the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell (AV). John is a past President and current board member of the Propane Gas Defense Association. John is married to his wife, Jane and has two daughters, Emily and Sarah.

Representative Cases

Arizona $25 Million Property Loss
Arkansas House Fire Involving Four Fatalities
California Catastrophic Burn Case
Colorado Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Death
Connecticut Apartment Fire Involving Three Fatalities
Florida Wrongful Death Claim
Georgia House Explosion Involving Two Deaths
Illinois House Fire Involving Two Deaths
Indiana Explosion Involving Four Deaths
Iowa Seven Fatalities And Six Personal Injuries In A Home Explosion
Kansas Multiple Fatality Lawsuit
Kentucky Fire Involving A Fatality
Massachusetts $2 Million Property Fire To A Golf Clubhouse
Michigan Serious Burn Injury
Minnesota Multiple Fatalities At A Vacation Resort
Missouri Multiple Carbon Monoxide Exposure Deaths
Montana Personal Injuries From A House Fire
Nebraska Grain Dust Explosion At An Ethanol Facility
New Mexico Serious Burn Injury
New York House Explosion Involving Multiple Fatalities
Oklahoma Four Personal Injuries Arising From A House Fire
Pennsylvania Two Catastrophic Burn Injuries Arising From An Outdoor Explosion
South Dakota Multiple Deaths And Injuries Arising From A School Explosion
Tennessee Serious Burn Injury
Texas $3.5 Million Commercial Fire Loss
Washington Wrongful Death Claim Arising From A House Explosion
West Virginia Five Burn Injuries Arising From A House Explosion
Wisconsin Two Fatalities Arising From The Explosion Of A Vacation Home
Wyoming Benzene Exposure Claim

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Reviews

Martindale Hubble AV Rating

Overall Peer Rating

5.0 out of 5.0

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  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards

Posted by a Partner on 05/24/14

4.8 out of 5.0

Great lawyer who is very client service oriented.