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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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KCTV5 News Story – Two injured women who rode Verruckt with Caleb Schwab hire attorneys

"Lawyers for Hannah Barnes and Matraca Baetz released a statement to KCTV5 News, saying that they have been hired to conduct 'a thorough investigation of this tragic event to insure that any and all measures …

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Kansas City Business Journal Notes SJB Appellate Win

The Kansas City Bar Journal recognized the win earned by Shamberg Johnson & Bergman before the Kansas Court of Appeals.  The Court determined the trial court verdict was appropriate against a medical provider who was …

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SJB Wrongful Death Verdict Affirmed

Today, the Kansas Court of Appeals affirmed in its entirety the $2.88 million verdict obtained in April 2014 in Johnson County, Kan., by SJB attorneys Scott Nutter, John Parisi and Daniel Singer on behalf of …

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