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Proven Trial Lawyers Serving the Injured for 60+ Years 
Sports & Recreational Injuries

Sports & Recreational Injuries

When recreational, sport activities or entertainment leads to an accident, call us.

While participating in sports and outdoor activities is fun, it can also be dangerous. This is especially true when other individuals around you act negligently or the equipment you use is insufficient or defective. If actions by another person cause you or a loved one to suffer serious injuries or if your injury is to negligence or disregard for your safety, you need an attorney with experience in helping victims involved in similar situations. At Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman, we have been defending the rights of injured parties since 1949. We have the skills needed to guide you through your claims.

We’re Among the Best Civil Litigation Lawyers in the Midwest.

There are many activities that can turn deadly if negligence is involved. We have assisted clients through all forms of sports-related and recreational accidents, including:

  • Boating accidents
  • Personal watercraft crashes — including Jet Skis/Wave Runners
  • ATV accidents
  • Skiing and snowboarding accidents
  • Concert or event accidents
  • Sports induced injuries, such as concussion or paralysis
  • Other indoor/outdoor activities

Whether the cause of your accident was from a defective product, unsafe premises or directly due to the negligent acts of another participant in the same activity, we can help.

Losing a Loved One in a Sports or Recreational Accident

At Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman, our compassionate lawyers understand the emotional issues that arise after losing a family member. You can rely on our team to take care of the legal matters so you and your family can cope emotionally. While monetary damages cannot make your life the same, they will help you to pay the necessary expenses so that you can begin to move forward with your life.

Free Consultation

Contact our sports and recreational injury lawyers to learn more about our record of success. Our experienced trial attorneys represent clients in cases throughout Missouri, Kansas and the Midwest.

You can call us at (816) 542-5999 to arrange a free consultation. Contact us today.


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.

Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman Bringing Dedication & Determination To Every Case

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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