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Medical Malpractice vs. Wrongful Death

Medical Malpractice vs. Wrongful Death

Is there a difference between medical malpractice and wrongful death? Medical malpractice may lead to death, and therefore a wrongful death lawsuit, but not every wrongful death case comes from medical malpractice.  Simply put, medical malpractice occurs when a...

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Can You Sue for a Dog Bite?

Can You Sue for a Dog Bite?

In most dog bite cases, the owners will be held liable for the actions of their dog. This means that they will be required to pay your medical bills if hospitalization is required. Dog owners are held responsible for the injuries their dog causes, but the homeowners'...

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Common Bicycle Crashes

Common Bicycle Crashes

According to the Nebraska Department of Transportation, 5,364 crashes have happened between bicycles and motor vehicles between 2000 and 2019. These crashes resulted in 36 deaths and many more injuries. Here are a few of the most common types of bicycle crashes, and...

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Who Pays for Damages in a 3-Car Crash?

Who Pays for Damages in a 3-Car Crash?

Nebraska is a “fault” state when it comes to car crashes. This means that whoever is “at-fault” for causing the car crash, is also responsible for any resulting harm. However, when there are three or more vehicles involved in the crash, who is considered “at-fault”...

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Personal Injury Damages

Personal Injury Damages

The term “damages” comes up alot during a personal injury claim, but do you know what that means? Damages refers to the amount of money that’s rewarded by the court. There are many different types that you may encounter during your case, so let’s talk about the...

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