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How Anti-Lock Brakes Can Cause Collisions

By Jason Bottlinger on July 25, 2022

First invented for airplanes in the 1920s, and introduced to cars in the 70s, anti-lock brakes can be a useful safety feature for your vehicle. Their purpose is to prevent skidding during an emergency brake by preventing the wheels from locking up. They also provide a better means for steering during an emergency.
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How Omaha’s Summer Storms Cause Accidents

By Jason Bottlinger on July 1, 2022

Residents of Omaha will all agree that it is a fantastic place to live. Being the largest city in the state means there is something for everyone here. Unfortunately, no place is perfect, and one of the downsides of living in Omaha is that it often rains during the summer months. This means the city is susceptible to summer storms.
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Safe Driving Tips on Fourth of July Weekend

By Jason Bottlinger on June 28, 2022

The Fourth of July is weekend is wonderful time to get together, eat some good food, and watch a parade or take in a fireworks show. At Bottlinger Law L.L.C., we want all our neighbors to stay safe and happy as they celebrate our nation’s birthday with friends and family every year.
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How Advancements in Car Safety Change Accident Habits

By Jason Bottlinger on May 20, 2022

Nebraska has busy cities with tons of traffic. In 2020, at least one car crash happened every 18 minutes, 39 people were injured daily, and one person was killed every 38 hours. These horrifying statistics demonstrate the ongoing need to improve road safety. Laws are constantly changing to make the road a safer place. For example, in 2019, Nebraska law mandated that all children travel in rear-facing seats until they are two years old or reach the weight limit set by the manufacturer.
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Were You Injured in a Parking Lot Accident?

By Jason Bottlinger on March 12, 2022

Parking lots are a lot more dangerous than people think. Drivers aren’t always paying attention, and they can get distracted when they’re looking for a parking space. This may cause drivers to ignore stop signs or go too fast.
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Roads and Intersections to Avoid in Omaha

By Jason Bottlinger on March 6, 2022

Everybody knows that Nebraska is rural state, full of farms and ranches. But we also have almost two million people operating around 2.4 million registered vehicles. About one out of six Nebraska residents live in Omaha, and a over 13 million people visit the city every year.
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Are Roundabouts Safer Than Intersections?

By Jason Bottlinger on March 2, 2022

A roundabout is a circular intersection where drivers travel around a center island. Also known as traffic circles, roundabouts are very popular in Europe and they are becoming more common in the United States.
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How to Maximize Your Personal Injury Claim

By Jason Bottlinger on February 28, 2022

If you have been hurt through someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, you are entitled to pursue compensation for your injuries. It is essential to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney before accepting any offer from an insurance adjuster. Insurance companies are in business for profit. The adjuster’s job is to minimize the company’s payout – not to make sure you are fully and fairly compensated. The following tips can help you maximize your personal injury claim.
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How to Collect Evidence After a Car Crash

By Jason Bottlinger on January 24, 2022

No matter how diligently you drive, there is always the risk of a motor vehicle collision on the roadways today. In 2020, there were 217 fatal crashes and 9,847 injury crashes in Nebraska, as reported by the state Department of Transportation (DOT).
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Safe Driving on Icy and Snowy Nebraska Roads

By Jason Bottlinger on January 18, 2022

Severe weather is a way of life in Nebraska during the winter months. In fact, over 110,000 people suffer from injuries that were incurred during snowy and icy weather on the roads in the United States every winter.

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