Personal Injury Blog

Proving Negligence in a Truck Accident Case: What to Know

By Jason Bottlinger on April 30, 2024

Proving negligence is a vital factor in personal injury claims, including truck accident cases involving serious or fatal injuries. Understanding how negligence is proven and its impact on personal injury law is a central issue when seeking full compensation for damages.
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Posted in: Truck Accidents

Defensive Driving: Anticipating and Avoiding Road Hazards

By Jason Bottlinger on April 15, 2024

Defensive driving is not simply a practice — it is a life-saving mindset. It involves constant vigilance, proactively mitigating risks, and anticipating potential hazards. By operating a vehicle with defensive driving techniques, drivers can significantly reduce the likelihood of accidents and injuries.
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Posted in: Traffic Safety

What Are the Leading Causes of Bicycle Accidents?

By Jason Bottlinger on March 30, 2024

Bicycling has become a popular mode of transportation in recent years due to heightened environmental consciousness, urban congestion, and an increasing emphasis on personal health. The recent advent of electric bicycles has also contributed to the growing popularity of cycling.
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Posted in: Bicycle Accidents

How Long Does a Personal Injury Lawsuit Actually Take?

By Jason Bottlinger on March 15, 2024

Legal proceedings related to personal injury cases in Nebraska can vary in duration and last from several months to several years. The extent of injuries, complexity of the case, and court schedules are some factors that can impact the duration of the proceedings.
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Posted in: Personal Injury

Qui Tam Procedures: A Guide for Potential Plaintiffs

By Jason Bottlinger on February 22, 2024

Imagine that an employee of a healthcare company discovers that it is overbilling Medicare. Acting as a whistleblower, the employee can file a qui tam lawsuit against the company on behalf of the government. Qui tam procedures serve a vital function in society by incentivizing individuals to expose wrongdoing and recover ill-gotten gains, thus safeguarding public resources.
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Posted in: Qui Tam

Cruise Control and Winter Weather Driving

By Jason Bottlinger on February 11, 2024

Never use cruise control on roads that may be slippery due to rainy, icy, or snowy conditions. Cruise control is a helpful technology that makes driving easier, but it should only be used in certain situations. Cruise control is most beneficial when you are traveling along mainly straight stretches of road where traffic is light, and there are many situations where you will want to avoid using it altogether.
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Posted in: Car Accidents

What Types of Defective Products Hurt People Most Often?

By Jason Bottlinger on January 22, 2024

Product liability is a big part of ensuring consumer safety by emphasizing the accountability of manufacturers to ensure that their products are safe to use. If manufacturers fail in this responsibility, consumers may suffer from serious injuries. Hence, it is the responsibility of manufacturers to provide safe products to their consumers. Neglecting this duty can have severe consequences for consumers.
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Posted in: Product Liability

How To Know Whether You Have a Negligent Security Claim

By Jason Bottlinger on January 11, 2024

In our daily lives, we may take our safety and security for granted. However, when security measures fail, it can result in serious consequences. Negligent security is a legal concept that comes into play in cases in which inadequate security on a property leads to an injury or loss of life.
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Posted in: Premises Liability

Bedsores in Nursing Homes and What To Do About Them

By Jason Bottlinger on December 28, 2023

As advocates for the well-being of our loved ones in nursing homes, it is crucial to address the prevalence of bedsores and take proactive steps to prevent and manage this often-avoidable condition. In the interest of preventing and identifying bedsore injuries, it is vital to understand their nature and the legal responsibilities of nursing homes in ensuring the health and comfort of their residents.
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Posted in: Nursing Home Abuse

Some Dog Breeds Attack and Hurt People More Than Others

By Jason Bottlinger on December 14, 2023

While any dog can bite and cause injury, it is important to acknowledge that not all breeds are created equal when it comes to temperament and behavior. Understanding the potential risks associated with certain breeds is crucial for responsible dog ownership and the prevention of incidents that can lead to injuries and possible legal action.
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Posted in: Dog Bites

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