Personal Injury Lawyers | Work Comp Lawyers

Licata Injury Law is a division of the Licata Law Firm focused on helping injured clients. Our team provides personalized legal services to guide our clients through their injury cases.

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Motor Vehicle Collisions

Motor vehicle injury cases may involve passenger vehicles, motorcycles, tractor-trailers, bicycles, and trains. Working with an experienced injury attorney maximizes your recovery in these cases. Whether you were a driver, a passenger or pedestrian you may be entitled to compensation.

Premises Liability Cases

Premises Liability Cases

Premises liability cases arise from slip and falls, dog bites, inadequate security, and defective conditions. Premises liability claims come in many forms. For example, claims may arise from injuries sustained on commercial property or residential property. An attorney well-versed in premises liability claims can help navigate your premises liability claim.

A Focus on Results

Injury recovery amounts are statistically higher when the client is represented by an attorney.  Additionally, hiring an injury attorney eases the burden of dealing with the insurance company allowing you to focus on healing.


Navigating the insurance claims process and the laws which apply to injury cases can be daunting and dangerous without proper experience and knowledge.

Laura M.K. Young, Attorney

Laura M.K. Young has devoted her career to representing individuals who have experienced hardship.

Laura graduated from Glendale High School and later Drury University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Psychology. She attended law school at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law. While in law school, Laura was the vice president of the student chapter of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the vice president of the Animal Law Society, and the vice justice of the Benton Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta. Because she has a passion for representing individuals, she focused much of her law school studies on trial advocacy skills. Additionally, she was a member of the UMKC Adoption Moot Court team where she competed in the National Moot Court Competition in Child Welfare & Adoption Law.

Prior to moving back to Springfield, Laura practiced in Kansas City where she represented clients in personal injury and workers’ compensation cases. She is an experienced trial attorney who has successfully represented clients in civil jury trials and workers’ compensation trials. Her many years of experience representing individuals both in and out of the courtroom have made her a strong and capable advocate for her clients.

She is admitted to practice in Missouri and Kansas state courts, the United States District Courts for the Western District of Missouri, and the United States Supreme Court. Laura is a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, Southern Missouri Women Lawyers, and Phi Alpha Delta.

In her free time, Laura enjoys outdoor activities including running, hiking, riding horses, and boating.  She also enjoys spending time with her family, trying new experiences, and traveling.


Recovery amounts are statistically higher when an injured person is represented by an attorney. Knowledge of the law and claims process helps our clients maximize their recovery whether it be through a settlement or jury verdict.


Hiring an experienced injury attorney reduces the stress caused by dealing with insurance companies while trying to recover from injuries.  Allowing a lawyer to handle the legal aspects of your claim allows you to focus on treatment and healing.  Your personal well-being should always be your priority.