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Family awarded $1 million after Missouri man’s shooting death

On behalf of Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman posted in Wrongful Death on Friday, June 26, 2015. A wrongful death suit is filed in Missouri when a person dies due to the negligence of another. …

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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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Firm News

Family of woman killed in crash tied to KCK police chase start investigation

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The family of a KCK women who died during a police chase in February have hired attorneys to begin investigating the circumstances around the death, just days after another chase led …

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Family of Graciela Olivas hires lawyer to investigate death

The family of Graciela Olivas, the mother of KCTV5's Sandra Olivas, who was killed in a police chase, said they are hiring a law firm to investigate her death. This comes after 7-year-old Jasmine Rodriguez, of …

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Innocent victim’s family hires lawyers to investigate high speed chase

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -The family of Graciela Olivas, who was killed on February 17 when a car fleeing police crashed into her vehicle, said it has hired attorneys to investigate the incident. The family said it …

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Johnson County jury awards $2.88 million in malpractice case against pain clinic

At its largest, the lump looked like half a red racquetball stuck in the middle of Joel Burnette's lower back. Burnette went back to PainCARE on Jan. 13, 2009, for a second epidural injection from Eubanks. In …

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Johnson Co. jury awards $2.88 million in wrongful death in malpractice case

It's the largest Johnson County medical malpractice verdict in almost 25 years. A Johnson County jury awarded a family nearly $3 million in a malpractice case against a pain clinic. Joel Burnette was described as kind, hardworking, …

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Johnson County neurosurgeon’s medical license suspended after patient’s death 7 years ago

By ALAN BAVLEY The Kansas City Star While Johnson County neurosurgeon Robert Tenny was performing a routine procedure seven years ago, the brain of his patient, Maribeth Chase, was injured so severely that she went into a …

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NEJC attorney David Morantz honored by Kansas Association for Justice

By Jay Senter, PV Post November 26, 2013 Northeast Johnson County native David Morantz is the recipient of the Kansas Association for Justice’s 2013 Thomas E. Sullivan Award, the association announced this week. Morantz, a 1994 graduate of Shawnee …

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Firm News

Medical Liability Reporter #2

Physician- Patient Relationship Patient May Pursue Claim For Administrative Negligence Against Physician Responsible For Implementing Hospital Policies Physician Never Treated Patient A federal district court in Kansas has allowed an infant whose jaundice allegedly was not properly treated …

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