Personal Injury Blog

J&J Recalls Baby Powder Due to Asbestos Concerns

By Jason Bottlinger on November 7, 2019

After years of asserting that their iconic baby powder was safe to use and had no harmful side effects, Johnson & Johnson has recalled 33,000 bottles of its baby powder after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) discovered evidence of asbestos in the product.
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Posted in: Product Liability

Nebraska Traffic Deaths in August Have More Than Doubled in a Year

By Jason Bottlinger on October 7, 2019

According to the Nebraska Department of Transportation, August saw an unprecedented wave of traffic deaths in a summer that was already troubled by fatalities.

A total of 30 people perished on Nebraska roads in the month of August 2019. That statistic is 173% higher than the 11 traffic deaths recorded between August 1st and August 29th of 2018. Eight of the 30 were children.
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Posted in: Car Accidents

Dump Truck Driver in Fatal Highway 370 Accident Charged

By Jason Bottlinger on October 3, 2019

The dump truck driver who caused a deadly crash on Highway 370 has been criminally charged. Two children were killed in the crash.

Jesse O. Knight, 37, was arrested and charged with two counts of motor vehicle homicide and reckless driving. According to the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Department, Knight was operating his dump truck in a careless manner, and that is what allegedly caused the deadly incident.
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Posted in: Car Accidents

Delivery Driver Accidents Bring Up Liability Issues with Amazon

By Jason Bottlinger on September 19, 2019

Amazon has become one of the largest corporations in the United States and the world since its founding in 1994. With a skyrocketing client base, and increased demand for quick and cheap deliveries, Amazon has transitioned from traditional shipping services like the United States Postal Service to independent contractors, who take on a portion of the delivery work required to keep Amazon’s massive operation going.
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Posted in: Car Accidents

The National Legal Battle Over Roundup Is Coming to Nebraska

By Jason Bottlinger on September 9, 2019

In the last three years, there have been over 13,000 lawsuits filed against the agri-chemical giant Monsanto (now owned by Bayer) for the company’s failure to give proper warning to its customers about the potentially carcinogenic effects of Roundup, a popular weed-killer. In three groundbreaking trials in California, Monsanto was ultimately ordered to pay more than $2 billion in damages to a small set of victims. And now, Nebraska has been selected as the next state to see the battle over Roundup play out in the courtroom, setting the stage for a new wave of litigation.
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What Is Premises Liability? Attorney Bottlinger Tells Us

By Jason Bottlinger on August 30, 2019

Going shopping on Black Friday can be like entering a madhouse, but for our client, it was worse—he suffered a catastrophic injury when the store failed to secure a loose board. In this video interview, Jason Bottlinger goes over the basics of premises liability and explains why the store was responsible for his client’s recovery, both medical and financial.
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Posted in: Premises Liability

What Is Estate Planning? Jason Bottlinger Explains

By Jason Bottlinger on August 15, 2019

In this video interview, Jason Bottlinger talks about how his firm handles estate planning for Omaha families and what makes for a successful transition. Do you need a will? A trust? A limited liability company? Our legal team can look at your situation and use the right vehicle to match your objective.
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Posted in: Estate Planning

Surgical Mesh: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

By Jason Bottlinger on August 5, 2019

On July 15, 2019, an attorney for the State of California asked a San Diego judge to award more than $704 million to victims of a faulty implantable mesh made by a subsidiary of corporate giant Johnson & Johnson. The claim, which was filed in 2016, is now being heard in a bench trial: the first such trial to take place between a state attorney general and a mesh manufacturer. We expect the outcome of this lawsuit to set a precedent and create more rights for victims.
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Posted in: Product Liability

“Download Our App!” — Why the Insurance Company Wants More Control Over How You File a Claim

By Jason Bottlinger on July 31, 2019

With the all-encompassing popularity of smartphones in today’s world, there’s a growing trend among insurance companies to allow customers to file claims directly through a mobile app. For some collision victims, this can make the process of receiving a settlement easier. Even though it doesn’t apply to all types of car accidents, the ability to snap a picture and receive a price estimate in a matter of hours is an attractive feature for many.
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Posted in: Car Accidents

What Was Your Most Memorable Car Accident? Jason Bottlinger Talks About One of His Most Rewarding Cases

By Jason Bottlinger on July 31, 2019

Jason Bottlinger has helped countless individuals recover financial compensation to address their medical expenses and lost earnings following a collision. He works to protect his clients from getting taken advantage of by insurance companies, who frequently pressure victims into accepting a settlement that is much less than what they deserve. Throughout his time helping car accident victims, there’s one case that stands out in his mind. In this video, Jason Bottlinger talks about how he helped a woman get the important medical care she needed after getting hit by a careless driver.
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Posted in: Car Accidents, Firm News

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