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September 2010 Archives

Herb Friedman Injury Attorney | Truck Accidents are different than other Passenger Vehicle Accidents. What you need to know: Friedman Law offices Truck Accident Attorneys

Herb Friedman, Nebraska attorney shares what you need to know, and the important steps to take when you have an accident with a truck. Friedman Law offices Truck Accident Attorneys

I'm Herb Friedman of Friedman Law Offices in Lincoln, Nebraska. Our clients who have been involved in truck accidents, and perhaps sustain an injury, often think the rules regarding large trucks are the same as those for passenger cars. Nothing could be further from the truth. Commercial truck drivers, who drive large rigs known as semis, are required to comply with significantly different rules than

Nebraska Attorney Herb Friedman Answers Questions about Child Sexual Abuse

Sexually abused children, effects

I'm Herb Friedman of Friedman Law Offices in Lincoln, Nebraska. Children are the most vulnerable members of society. They are loving, want to please adults, and are often easily lead by adults. They are easy victims.

Nebraska Attorney | Workers Compensation Fault (800) 876-1093

Workers' Compensation

I am Greg Coffey of Friedman Law Offices in Lincoln, Nebraska. Thanks for visiting our blog. Among the many questions we often get asked by people who have been injured on the job is whether they need a lawyer to represent them and that's a fair question. The answer is oftentimes "yes" but not always.In my experience,

Workers Compensation | Do I need a Lawyer? (800) 876-1093

Workers' Compensation

I am Greg Coffey of Friedman Law Offices in Lincoln, Nebraska. Thanks for visiting our blog. Among the many questions we often get asked by people who have been injured on the job is whether they need a lawyer to represent them and that's a fair question.

Nebraska Attorney | Answers Questions about Car Accidents and Medical Bills (800) 876-1093

Motor Vehicle Accidents

I am Greg Coffey of Friedman Law Offices in Lincoln, Nebraska. Thanks for visiting our blog. A lot of times we get calls from people who have been involved in serious car accidents and are in need of medical care, but have no health insurance and aren't sure how to pay for it.

Nebraska Attorney | Workers Compensation Fault (800) 876-1093

Workers' Compensation

I am Greg Coffey of Friedman Law Offices in Lincoln, Nebraska. Thanks for visiting our blog. Among the many questions we often get asked by people who have been injured on the job is whether they need a lawyer to represent them and that's a fair question. The answer is oftentimes "yes" but not always

Nebraska Attorney Robert Moodie talks about settlements in Worker's Compensation Cases

Lump Sum Settlement

I'm Bob Moodie from Friedman Law Offices in Lincoln, Nebraska. Thank you for visiting our blog. We hear a lot of questions about settlements in Workers' Compensation cases. If you are thinking about a settlement in your case here on some things you know.

Nebraska Attorney Robert Moodie What is a Subrogation Claim?

Subrogation

I'm Bob Moodie from Friedman Law Office in Lincoln, Nebraska. Thank you for visiting our blog. Many of our clients ask us about "subrogation claims" that are being made in their cases. A subrogation claim happens when somebody other than the defendant's insurance company makes payments for things like medical bills in you case.

Nebraska Attorney Dan Friedman | Medical Bills and how to Pay for Them

Who pays for my bills?

Hi, I'm Dan Friedman We are frequently asked by our clients why their insurance companies have to pay for medical bills when they were injured because of someone else's negligence. It is easy to understand why this seems odd. Why should your health or auto insurance carrier have to pay for medical bills if someone else was at fault? The answer has to do with timing. In theory, shortly after an accident, you could easily settle with the at-fault party's insurance company and have money to pay for your medical bills.

Dan Friedman What happens when you're injured by a drunk driver?

The other person was drunk ...now what?

I'm Dan Friedman. Suppose you are injured by a drunk driver? Clients often think that is the end of the case and they should be paid at once. If they are forced to file suit clients feel like THEY are on trial, as opposed to the person that caused the accident in the first place. The reason this happens is that the at-fault drivers almost always simply admit that they caused the accident. In Nebraska, this kind of admission ends any and all inquiries into the nature of the defendant's negligence.

Nebraska Attorney Robert Moodie Will my Worker's Compensation Case go to Court?

People will often ask us if their workers' compensation case will have to go to court. That's a question that will have to be answered on a case by case basis. Often times we are able to accumulate the evidence necessary to convince the employer or insurance company to voluntarily pay the workers' comp benefits that are due.But unfortunately one of the terrible truths about W/C is that the insurance company doesn't have to pay anything unless a Judge tells them they have to. If you cannot convince the insurance company to pay, your only alternative is to file your case in the Workers' Compensation Court and let the judge make a decision.

Friedman Law | Robert Moodie Discusses Permanent Disability Benefits

I'm Bob Moodie from Friedman Law Office in Lincoln, Nebraska. Thank you for visiting our Blog. I'm going to talk about Permanent Disability Benefits in Nebraska Workers' Compensation cases. These are the benefits which are paid to compensate the injured worker for any permanent physical impairment that results from an accident at work.

Nebraska Attorney Robert Moodie Will my Worker's Compensation Case go to Court?

People will often ask us if their workers' compensation case will have to go to court. That's a question that will have to be answered on a case by case basis. Often times we are able to accumulate the evidence necessary to convince the employer or insurance company to voluntarily pay the workers' comp benefits that are due.But unfortunately one of the terrible truths about W/C is that the insurance company doesn't have to pay anything unless a Judge tells them they have to. If you cannot convince the insurance company to pay, your only alternative is to file your case in the Workers' Compensation Court and let the judge make a decision.

Herb Friedman What is the Statute of Limitations in a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Statute of Limitations in Medical Malpractice Cases

I'm Herb Friedman of Friedman Law Offices in Lincoln, Nebraska. Our clients often ask, "What is the statute of limitations in a medical negligence case." Generally, the statute of limitations is the legal time limit you have to file a law suit in court against another party.

Herb Friedman | What is Hearsay Evidence?

What is 'hearsay evidence'?

I'm Herb Friedman of Friedman Law Offices in Lincoln, Nebraska. Many clients ask me, "Just what is this thing called hearsay evidence?" hearsay evidence is nothing more than second hand evidence that the Courts do not consider useful in a Courtroom.

Herb Friedman answers the question: What is a tort?

What is a tort?

I'm Herb Friedman of Friedman Law Offices in Lincoln, Nebraska. Thanks for visiting our blog. Many of our clients want to know what the term "tort" means. There has been much written and publicized lately on the issue of tort reform, but many people do not know what the word tort means. Tort is an Old English term coming from English Common Law that basically describes a civil wrong, which is an act committed by one person against another.