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Category: Verdicts and Settlements

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Kansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Cap Limit

The Kansas Supreme Court has struck down a long standing cap on non-economic damages, allowing Kansas personal injury victims to collect the full measure of their damages for pain, suffering, disfigurement and loss of enjoyment …

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SJB Earns Victims $2M Settlement In Gun Purchase Case

Shamberg Johnson & Bergman attorney David Morantz negotiated a $2 million settlement on behalf of several families whose relatives were injured or killed in a February, 2016 workplace shooting in Hesston, Kansas.  The settlement was …

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SJB Earns Massive $11,500,000 Bad Faith Judgment for Client

The District Court of Riley County, Kansas, issued a ruling today 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 …

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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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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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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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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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Verdicts and Settlements

Tragic Multiple Death Case Due to Underinflated Tires Settled Favorably Against Ford, Wal-Mart, U-Haul & Bridgestone/Firestone

Vehicle rollovers result in the accidents are often buried in mountains of damaged physical evidence and piles of documents. Through thorough discovery, attorneys can determine the negligence that triggered the series of events leading to …

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Verdicts and Settlements

$5.2 Million Jury Verdict in Drilling Company Truck Accident (03-30-09)

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. Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman, …

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Verdicts and Settlements

$23,000,000 Verdict in Trucking Accident

Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman won what is thought to be the largest personal injury verdict in Kansas in November in a trucking case against Swift Transportation. The $23.5 million verdict followed a lengthy jury trial …

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