About the Midland Medical Malpractice Lawyers at Buckingham Barrera Law Firm

Since 1990, the attorneys of Buckingham Barrera Law Firm – Kent Buckingham and Rick Barrera – have been helping people recover from serious injuries caused by medical malpractice and negligence. Below are more details about the specific experience and background of our firm’s partners.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us when you need more information about how our attorneys can help you initiate, pursue and successfully resolve a medical malpractice case involving a botched open or laparoscopic gallbladder surgery.

Kent Buckingham

Kent Buckingham is an award-winning attorney who has been recognized for professional excellence, as well as his glowing record of success. In addition to earning the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the coveted AV Preeminent Rating, Mr. Buckingham is also a sustaining member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Birth Trauma Litigation Group, and a Diplomate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Before starting his legal practice, Mr. Buckingham practiced as an ophthalmologist for several years. This experience has endowed him with the unique insight necessary to effectively represent plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases.

Professional Distinctions & Achievements

  • Martin Hubbell.com & Lawyers.com, 2013 – Client Distinction Award
  • Martin Hubbell Peer Review, 2012 – Highest Possible Rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
  • Lexis Nexis and Martindale Hubbell, 1995-2010, Peer Review Rating-AV Rated, 15-year Anniversary
  • The National Law Journal, Nov 18, 2002 – Verdicts and Settlements
  • The National Law Journal, Nov 8, 1999 – Misread Prescription $450K award

Rick Barrera

Midland Medical Malpractice Lawyer Rick BarreraBorn and raised in Del Rio, TX, Rick Barrera graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1994. After working in retail management and financial advising, Mr. Barrera attended law school to fulfill a childhood dream. He graduated from Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2009. He is licensed to practice law in Texas and New Mexico.

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • Member of Texas Bar College
  • American Association for Justice 2014 Leadership Academy

Contact Midland Medical Malpractice Lawyers Kent Buckingham & Rick Barrera Today

To find out more about how Mr. Buckingham and Mr. Barrera can help you recover from gallbladder surgery injuries, contact our firm by calling (432) 570-1919 or by emailing us via the contact form on this page. During a free, no obligations initial consultation, you can get helpful answers about your rights and possible case, as well as your options for justice and compensation.

While we cannot change the past – and while we understand that no amount of money can negate the harm caused by serious medical mistakes, our lawyers are here for you now – and their representation can make an enormous difference in your recovery and future.

From offices based in Midland, Attorneys Kent Buckingham and Rick Barrera provide superior service and advocacy to injured people throughout Midland County, the state of Texas, the state of New Mexico, and the U.S.