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Proven Trial Lawyers Serving the Injured for 60+ Years 
Over $750 Million Recovered for Our Clients

Wyandotte County Courthouse

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We help those who have suffered a personal injury or who have been a victim of fraud or negligence.

Shamberg, Johnson and Bergman is highly specialized in personal injury litigation of all types, as well as other cases where you may have suffered a serious physical or financial loss due to no fault of your own.

Here are some of the most common cases we represent:

  • Motor vehicle accidents: Including car, truck and aircraft accidents

  • Product liability: Including complex cases involving auto defects, dangerous medical devices and medications

  • Medical malpractice: If you or a loved one has been injured because of a doctor or hospital mistake, let us help you recover your financial damages

  • Insurance Bad Faith If you feel that an insurance company has acted in bad faith, according to the law you may have a damage or breach of contract claim

  • Traumatic brain injuries: If you notice short-term memory loss, personality changes, or difficulty handling simple tasks after an accident, we can help

  • Spinal cord injuries: Your back pain may be more than just an ache or spasm – seek medical help and also professional legal assistance

  • Sports & Recreational injuries: Including any type of injury from outdoor, indoor or sporting activities due to insufficient protective gear or someone else’s negligence

  • Premises liability: Including injuries at places of business and injuries on the job

  • Environmental accidents: If you are suffering from exposure to toxic chemicals, we are ready to fight for your rights

  • Wrongful Death: Surviving family members may recover damages for their loved one’s loss of life resulting from someone else’s negligence, willful disregard for safety, or deliberate attempt to cause harm

  • Mass Torts: Unsafe medications of all kinds – such as low-T drug usage or unknown side effects from prescriptions – can lead to serious health complications, and we represent clients in these individual or class-action cases

  • Whistleblower claims: If you report fraud in a government contract, you have a right to share in the financial award

  • 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.


We've Helped Thousands of People Just Like You
  • “I highly recommend this practice. Richard Budden was extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and realistic with my expectations. He and his team were always quick to respond and handled all of my concerns ...”

    - Sarah B.
  • “After our son’s birth injury, it was our ultimate goal to determine what had really happened during his delivery. With the help of Shamberg, Johnson, & Bergman, we were able to get some answers and ...”

    - Katy Brown
  • “Highly recommend this firm. They were professional and helped us understand the whole process while working with them. David was very down to Earth and excellent to work with.”

    - Amanda H.
  • “David Morantz and his team were so very helpful and compassionate during an extremely difficult time in my life. They were very knowledgeable regarding laws governing our situation and gave perfect ...”

    - Deanna B.
  • “This firm, specifically, David Morantz, was a huge help in the case that I had over the past few years. All the members of the law firm that helped with everything put in tireless hours to give the ...”

    - Jeff K.

What Makes Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman Different?

  • Highly Respected in Our Field

    Our attorneys are well-established in various areas of practice, including Attorney Lynn R. Johnson, who is a member of the prestigious Inner Circle of Advocates.

  • A Legacy of Excellence

    We have a longstanding history of exemplary legal representation dating back to 1949, but are committed to leveraging forward-thinking practices and technology for the benefit of our clients.

  • Trial-Ready Legal Advocacy

    While most of our cases result in successful settlements, our willingness to go to trial enables us to secure more favorable outcomes.

  • A Network of Support

    We work to ensure that you receive the resources you need after an injury, including medical care, access to experts, emotional and financial support.

  • Committed to Our Community

    Our advocacy does not stop in the courtroom - it extends into our support for various local organizations that benefit our community.

  • Personal, Hands-On Attention

    All members of our team, including partners, associates and paralegals, are committed to providing direct contact and clear communication.


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