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Category: Verdicts and Settlements

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Family Settles Suit with Walmart for Gun Used in Jewish Community Center Murders

SJB has helped the family of William Corporon and his grandson Reat Underwood, who were shot and killed outside the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, reach a confidential settlement with Walmart, which sold a …

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Firm News, Verdicts and Settlements

Sisters Represented by SJB Reach Verruckt Settlement

Two sisters, Hannah Barnes and Matraca Baetz, reached settlement with the owners of Schlitterbahn water park.  The sisters were injured on the Verrückt water slide the day an Olathe boy, Caleb Schwab, was killed. SJB attorney …

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Verdicts and Settlements

25 $1,000,000 + Verdicts

Dear Fellow Kansas Attorney: Some say it's difficult if not impossible to win a substantial jury verdict in a personal injury or wrongful death case in Kansas. Our trial lawyers have proven otherwise. We believe our …

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Verdicts and Settlements

Tragic Multiple Death Case Due to Underinflated Tires Settled Favorably Against Ford, Wal-Mart, U-Haul & Bridgestone/Firestone

Vehicle rollovers result in the accidents are often buried in mountains of damaged physical evidence and piles of documents. Through thorough discovery, attorneys can determine the negligence that triggered the series of events leading to …

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Verdicts and Settlements

$5.2 Million Jury Verdict in Drilling Company Truck Accident (03-30-09)

A head-on highway collision caused by an oil and gas driller resulted in a $4 million settlement from the drilling company after a week and a half of trial in southwest Kansas. Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman, …

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Verdicts and Settlements

$23 Million Verdict in Trucking Accident (01-27-09)

Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman won what is thought to be the largest personal injury verdict in Kansas in November in a trucking case against Swift Transportation. The $23.5 million verdict followed a lengthy jury trial …

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Verdicts and Settlements

$4.72 Million settlement on Birth Injury Case: Cerebral Palsy Was Preventable

The negligence of an obstetrician and of labor and delivery nurses at Salina Regional Health Center resulted in a $4.72 million settlement. The case, which was handled by Vic Bergman and Matt Birch, exhausted the …

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Verdicts and Settlements

Tragic cycling accident of Bob Fredrick, former University of Kansas Athletic Director settled

The tragic death of Bob Frederick, the beloved longtime athletic director at the University of Kansas and a respected national figure in college athletics, resulted from negligent construction work. Lynn Johnson and David Morantz filed …

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Verdicts and Settlements

$4.3 m in Failure to Implement Polices for Newborn Jaundice

A hospital’s failure to have policies in place to prevent devastating brain injuries to infants led to a $4.3 million Kansas settlement. Vic Bergman represented the family. Daniel Deya was born healthy at Hiawatha Community Hospital …

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Verdicts and Settlements

$1.5m verdict in Warehouse Injury

A key legal victory transformed a Kansas warehouse injury into a case tried in Jackson County, Mo., under Missouri substantive law, free from Kansas’ caps on non-economic damages. Scott Nutter tried the week-long case to …

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