Our Experience Pays

More than $625 Million Collected

Since 1949, the attorneys of Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman have been well-recognized and proven personal injury and civil litigators. We are proud members of the Kansas City community and have successfully represented thousands of victims throughout the Midwest and across the United States, collecting more than $625,000,000 on behalf of our clients. We know how important it is to stand up and fight for your rights.

That's why you don't pay us until we collect for you.



There are many very good reasons for choosing the attorneys of SJB to represent you. Law firms have different skills, different areas of expertise and different ways of approaching cases. Find out about our firm’s strengths, successes on behalf of our clients, and more importantly, the five reasons why you should hire us.

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We are honored and gratified to receive a large number of referrals from fellow attorneys and other discerning professionals. We don’t take your confidence and trust in us lightly. Learn about our referral and/or co-counsel policy.

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Our Experience

After suffering a serious injury or injustice caused by someone’s negligence or criminal act, you deserve to be heard. Since 1949, our attorneys have represented individuals and families in cases of serious injury, wrongful death and financial fraud.

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Our Team

The trial lawyers of Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman carry on the tradition of the legal giants who founded our firm. Today, our attorneys are recognized and awarded as among the best trial attorneys in the Midwest.

Recognized Prominence

Our attorneys have long been known in the legal community as among the best trial attorneys in the Midwest. Recognition received includes:

  • AV rating* under the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating system
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America Directory for more than 25 years
  • Top 10 and Top 50 Super Lawyers in Kansas, Missouri, and Kansas City

Verdicts and Settlements

$1 Million Policy Limits Settlement by Kansas Interventional Radiologist in Death of 60-year-old Husband and Father

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$2.2 million verdict for 85-year-old woman severely injured in a motor vehicle accident

Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman, Chtd., won a $2.2 million verdict in rural Franklin County, Mo., for an 85-year-old woman severely injured in a motor vehicle accident. In August 2011, Katherine Shea, then 83 years old, was …

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$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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Contact us

Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman
2600 Grand, Suite 550
Kansas City, MO 64108

In Kansas City





Firm News

Kansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Cap Limit

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SJB Earns Victims $2M Settlement In Gun Purchase Case

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SJB Earns Massive $11.5M Bad Faith Judgment for Client

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"Yes, trial experience and skill is important, but equally important is the personal relationships we build with our clients, as we work toward a successful outcome for every case."

Senior Partner, Lynn Johnson