Personal Injury Blog

Motorcycle Riders: Watch Out for These Hazards

By Jason Bottlinger on June 1, 2022

When you’re riding a motorcycle, you are exposed to a lot more hazards than people in cars. Your bike doesn’t offer the same type of protection as a motor vehicle because you aren’t secured by seatbelts and a metal frame.
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2022 Congratulations to Our Bowties and Books Scholarship Winner

By Jason Bottlinger on May 31, 2022

At Bottlinger Law L.L.C, we help people put their lives back together after they have been injured in an accident. We are grateful for the success we have achieved, and we consider it a privilege to be able to give back the community when we can. In this spirit, we are proud to announce the 2022 winner of our annual $2500 Bowties and Books Scholarship:

Eliya M. from Brenham, TX
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Posted in: Firm News

Finalists Announced for 2022 Bowties and Books Scholarship

By Jason Bottlinger on May 24, 2022

Attorney Jason Bottlinger and the whole team at Bottlinger Law L.L.C. are deeply pleased by   this year’s response to our annual Bowties and Books Scholarship. College-bound high school seniors and current college students across the country are eligible for this annual $2500 award.
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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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Posted in: Car Accidents

Elders and Dog Bites

By Jason Bottlinger on May 10, 2022

Our furry best friends bring us a lot of joy, but all dogs are capable of making mistakes if they are scared, hurt, or confused, so dog attacks are an ever present threat in modern society. Nebraska, like most states, follows a strict liability law for dog bites.
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Posted in: Dog Bites

Do Trucks Have a Black Box?

By Jason Bottlinger on April 23, 2022

If you get into an accident with a big rig truck, the insurance company will do everything they can to prevent you from getting a fair settlement that will cover the cost of your medical care and other expenses caused by the accident.
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Posted in: Truck Accidents

Collecting Evidence After a Slip and Fall

By Jason Bottlinger on April 7, 2022

Whether you are a guest at someone’s home who trips and falls downstairs because of a loose handrail, a shopper in a supermarket who slips on an unmarked wet floor, or the resident of an apartment building with a broken or uneven walkway, you may be able to file a claim to cover the cost of your injuries and other expenses caused by your fall.
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Posted in: Premises Liability

Why Motorcycles Are More Dangerous Than Cars

By Jason Bottlinger on March 24, 2022

Riding a motorcycle is a great way to get around. It’s fun, economical, and it gives you an unbeatable sense of freedom. But riding a motorcycle is much more dangerous than driving a car.
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How Severe Is Your TBI?

By Jason Bottlinger on March 18, 2022

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is any injury that causes damage to the brain. This may occur as the result of shaking, a sudden change of movement, or direct impact to the head. TBIs range in magnitude from mild to severe.
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Posted in: Personal Injury

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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Posted in: Car Accidents

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