Personal Injury Blog

Google Data Center Coming to Nebraska

By Jason Bottlinger on May 31, 2019

As part of its $13 billion national expansion for 2019, Google has announced plans to build a data center in Nebraska. Based on certain indications, it is possible that the center may be located in the Omaha area. Google’s investment in data centers and offices across the country will create a need for thousands of new employees, along with thousands of construction jobs in Nebraska.
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Posted in: Personal Injury

Four Dead in Three Months in Farm Accidents

By Jason Bottlinger on May 28, 2019

A recent spate of farm accidents has killed four and injured two people in Nebraska. Unfortunately, farm worker injuries and fatalities are not uncommon. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, agriculture is one of the most hazardous industries in the U.S.
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Posted in: Agriculture Law

California Couple Awarded $2 Billion in Lawsuit Against Monsanto

By Jason Bottlinger on May 24, 2019

On May 13th, 2019, a jury in Oakland, California, awarded Alva and Alberta Pilliod $2 billion in disciplinary damages after they reached the conclusion that consistent exposure to a weed-killing product produced by Monsanto Co. led to the couple’s cancer diagnoses. The Pilliods were also awarded $55 million for pain and suffering, as well as medical expenses, by the jury.
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Posted in: Product Liability

One of These Seven Students Will Win $1,000

By Jason Bottlinger on May 23, 2019

The team at Bottlinger Law L.L.C. is gearing up to announce a winner for our Bowties and Books Scholarship 2019, and we’re starting by introducing our seven finalists!
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Posted in: Firm News

What Accidents Could Happen at the Pool?

By Jason Bottlinger on May 9, 2019

Last year, the headlines of every major newspaper told of the tragic drowning of Olympic skier Bode Miller’s 19-month-old daughter, Emeline. The toddler fell into a pool in a neighbor’s backyard, and was unable to be resuscitated by paramedics. Emeline’s mother, former pro volleyball player Morgan Beck Miller, wrote in a heartfelt Instagram post, “Drowning is the NUMBER ONE cause of death in children ages 1-4. We talk about vaccinations, car seats, organic foods, screen time, etc at length…but not the number one risk your childrens’ lives face…a silent killer. It takes SECONDS. Please share and help us spread awareness. It’s the first step to preventing these types of tragedies.”
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Posted in: Premises Liability

Intersection Accidents (and How to Avoid Them)

By Jason Bottlinger on April 9, 2019

The light turns green. You press down on the accelerator, but as you begin to cross the street, your car is jolted violently from the side, smashing into the car next to it. What just happened?

You were the victim of an intersection accident. And you’re not alone. In the United States in the past few years, about 50% of all traffic injuries and 25% of all vehicle-related deaths have occurred in intersections. So what can you do to be safer? Our law firm’s infographic has a few tips.
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Posted in: Car Accidents

Jason Bottlinger Talks Medical Malpractice

By Jason Bottlinger on March 27, 2019

At Bottlinger Law L.L.C., one of our jobs is to bring lawsuits against doctors and hospitals who mistreat their patients. It’s tough to do, and requires more specialized, scientific knowledge than a personal injury claim over a car collision. But we consider is a necessary part of keeping people accountable for their actions, whether they have a medical license or not.

Our founding attorney, Jason Bottlinger, recently sat down to answer some common questions about medicine goes wrong in Omaha.
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Posted in: Medical Malpractice

The Importance of Individual Representation for Our Veterans

By Jason Bottlinger on March 20, 2019

When a defective product or service has hurt an entire group of people, the injured parties can file a class action lawsuit, allowing all who were harmed to recover damages. You may have received postcards in the mail, informing you that a lawsuit has been filed and that you’ve been identified as being potentially eligible for participation. While it may seem like participating in a class action would require nothing more than responding to such a notice, the process is actually very complicated. But just because it isn’t simple, that doesn’t mean it isn’t important. If you’ve been harmed by a company’s negligence, you should do everything you can to get the compensation you deserve, including contacting an attorney who can advise and represent you.
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Posted in: Product Liability

In the Aftermath of Omaha’s Latest Blizzard, Here Are Some Safety Tips

By Jason Bottlinger on February 25, 2019

This year, the Midwest has been experiencing what some people are calling a “polar vortex”—a cold snap that has taken at least 21 lives across the United States. This past weekend in Nebraska, we had a blizzard that kicked up heavy snow and reduced visibility to near-zero. These whiteout conditions closed Interstate 80 and caused numerous vehicle crashes.
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Posted in: Personal Injury

Bottlinger Law L.L.C. Renews Its “Bowties and Books” Scholarship

By Jason Bottlinger on February 5, 2019

Last year, our Omaha law firm launched a $1,000 nationwide scholarship for exemplary young scholars. We whittled over nine hundred applications down to five finalists, but couldn’t pick a winner—so we chose two! Please have a look at their winning essays here, and be inspired. Because it’s happening again.
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Posted in: Firm News

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