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
    • – 7 of our lawyers were selected in 2020
  • Our own Lynn R Johnson selected for the inaugural issue of Missouri Lawyers Weekly Power 30 in 2020

Verdicts and Settlements

10th Circuit Affirmed the Frederick v. Swift $15.275 Million Judgment ($23.5 Million Verdict)

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed what is believed to be the largest personal injury verdict in Kansas's history against Swift Transportation. The $23.5 …

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$5,200,000 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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$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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Contact us

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

In Kansas City





Firm News

Consistent Excellence From SJB Lawyers in 2020

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Kansas Business Community Seeks Protection From Covid-19 Related Lawsuits

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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