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NTSB Recommends Safety Regulations for Single-Unit Trucks

The dangers of crashes involving tractor-trailers are well known. The massive size discrepancy between tractor-trailers and ordinary vehicles causes devastating damage in almost any collision. As a result, tractor-trailers are subject to a number of …

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Dangerous Party Buses Require More Scrutiny

Shamberg Johnson & Bergman knows the dangers presented by party busses operated without compliance with state and federal regulations.  The firm represented the family of a woman killed after falling from a party bus non-compliant …

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The Future Is Now for Driverless Trucks

In the movie Duel, Steven Spielberg’s directorial debut, a motorist is terrorized by what appears to be a driverless tractor-trailer. A frightening scenario to be sure, but thank goodness it’s only science fiction. We don’t …

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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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Tractor-Trailer Speed Limit Regulation in Trouble

Tractor-trailer crashes are among the most devastating tragedies on our nation’s highways. The massive size of tractor-trailers, combined with high speeds, causes the complete destruction of anything in their paths, often resulting in serious injuries …

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Safety Increased with Side Underride Guards for Tractor-Trailers

A truck underride collision – when a car strikes a tractor-trailer and continues underneath the body of the truck – is one of the deadliest accidents on our nation’s highways. The car’s safety features are …

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Importance of Black Box Data in Trucking Accident Cases

We’re all familiar with the “black box,” the electronic recording device placed in airplanes to provide information to investigators in the event of a plane crash.  As a society, we recognize the importance of compiling this …

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Truck Accidents Caused by Driving Too Long

According to the National Sleep Foundation, 60% of adult drivers have driven a vehicle while feeling drowsy in the past year, and more than one-third have actually fallen asleep at the wheel. Now imagine the …

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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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The science behind Schlitterbahn’s Verrückt

Schlitterbahn’s tallest water slide is guided by energy, acceleration and the laws of physics. Source: The science behind Schlitterbahn’s Verrückt

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