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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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What Common Dangers Cause Premises Liability Claims?

By Jason Bottlinger on July 15, 2023

Property owners in Nebraska are responsible for maintaining the safety of their premises to prevent harm to those on the property. When they fail to do so, property owners may be held liable for resulting injuries that occur on the property. The following are some common dangers that give rise to premises liability claims.
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Why You Should Always Report a Slip and Fall

By Jason Bottlinger on June 20, 2023

Slip and fall accidents are among some of the most common accidents, leading to more than one million emergency room visits a year in the United States. While some of the injuries may be minor, many are very severe, causing broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, or even loss of life. If you were injured in a slip and fall accident on another party’s property, report the slip and fall as soon as possible. Get a full medical assessment and tell the attending doctor what occurred. Reporting a slip and fall to the property owner or manager could be a vital point in a personal injury claim and protect the safety of future patrons or visitors to a property.
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Common Department Store Injuries and What to Do About Them

By Jason Bottlinger on September 15, 2022

Malls are a great place to have some fun. You can go shopping by yourself or take the whole family. In addition to shopping, you can also get something to eat at the food court or go see a movie. Malls are a nice place to get some exercise and a lot of seniors enjoy mall-walking with their friends.
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Getting Compensation for Your Child’s Pool Injuries

By Jason Bottlinger on June 10, 2022

Nothing beats hopping into a pool on a hot Nebraska day. Summer barbecues and pool parties are a regular occurrence, with many residents hosting a constant string of parties as soon as the weather gets warm enough.
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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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How Malls Fail to Prevent Falls

By Jason Bottlinger on July 17, 2021

Shopping in Omaha is a popular activity for all age groups, particularly during the winter months, at indoor malls such as Oak View Mall, Regency Mall, and Westroads Mall. Shopping is usually uneventful – until a guest encounters a dangerous walking surface and slips, trips, or falls. Shopping malls and their stores are required to properly maintain their facilities for the safety of guests and employees. When a wet, slippery, or uneven floor or walking hazard in a mall parking lot or structure leads to an injury fall, a claim can filed to recover compensation.

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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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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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