We Are the Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers You Can Rely On.
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 dedicated our professional careers to representing individuals and families in cases of serious injury, wrongful death and financial fraud. We have a record of success that
Well Recognized Prominence
Our attorneys have long been known in the legal community as among the best trial attorneys in the Midwest. The many types of recognition they have received include:
- Attorney Lynn R Johnson is a member of the prestigious Inner Circle of Advocates (limited to the top 100 trial attorneys in the U.S.).
- 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
- Fellows and members of exclusive, invitation-only national trial attorneys associations, including the International Academy of Trial Attorneys (limited to the top 500 trial attorneys in the U.S.)
- We have recovered millions of dollars in money damages in settlements and verdicts for victims of negligence throughout the Midwest.
We invite you to learn more about our attorneys by visiting the links to their individual profile pages below. Contact us to arrange a free consultation today.
Trucking Accident Verdict $23 Million
Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman won what is thought to be the largest personal injury verdict in Kansas in a trucking case against Swift Transportation. The $23.5 million verdicts followed a lengthy jury trial in U.S. District Court in Wichita.
Massive Bad Faith Judgment $11.5 Million
The District Court of Riley County, Kansas, issued a ruling enforcing an $11,588,548 judgment against insurance carrier USAIG for its negligence and bad faith in handling a claim against its insured pilot following a fatal airplane crash. In 2021, the ruling was upheld by the Kansas Court of Appeals.
Insurance Bad Faith $10.25 Million
An insurance company's failure to timely offer its $100,000 liability policy after a motor vehicle accident resulted in the company's payment of a $10.25 million settlement of a Kansas "bad faith" action handled by Vic Bergman.
Drilling Truck Accident $5.2 Million
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.
Preventable Birth Injury $4.72 Million
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 defendants’ available insurance coverage and included $20,000 of the physician’s personal assets.
Preventable Birth Injury $4.3 Million
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.
“Handled all of my concerns with the highest level of professionalism.”- Sarah B.
“With the help of SJB, we were able to get some answers and some peace of mind.”- Katy Brown
“Highly recommend this firm.”- Amanda H.