Crawford Law Office Blog

What to Expect with a Nebraska Workers’ Comp Claim

When you are injured on the job, the workers’ compensation insurance company will investigate the claim and decide whether or not to cooperate. Nebraska workers’ compensation claims usually follow one of two patterns: 1. The insurance company completely denies the claim from the outset and refuses to […]

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Be Careful Before You Sign A Release

In order to get a settlement for your Nebraska personal injury or workers’ compensation case, you will be required to sign a full release of all claims. Because this is a very important document, you must be very careful before you sign a release. One reason you […]

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Medical & Hospital Liens in Nebraska Personal Injury Cases

As I’ve discussed here before, once you’re injured in a car accident or dog bite incident in Nebraska, you have to figure how out to pay the medical bills.  In a car accident or dog bite case, the insurance company for the responsible party won’t be paying […]

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Getting On Weekly Workers’ Compensation – Easier Said Than Done

An injured worker qualifies for weekly workers’ compensation benefits when they meet three requirements: 100% disabled from working verified in writing from a doctor; Under doctor’s care; and Not at maximum medical improvement. Sometimes my clients come to me operating under the impression that once they’re disabled […]

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What Is An Underinsured Motorist?

An underinsured motorist is a negligent driver who has inadequate liability limits to compensate you for your losses. In Nebraska, everybody is required by law to purchase car insurance. A driver has the option of purchasing the lowest (and cheapest) amount of liability coverage which is $25,000.00 […]

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Drunk Driving In Nebraska Car Accident Cases

Over the years, I’ve represented the victims of drunk driving on numerous occasions. Fortunately, accidents involving drunk drivers don’t happen very often. The legal implications of drunk driving in Nebraska car accident cases can be significant. Usually, in these cases, the insurance company admits fault early in […]

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Accidents With Uninsured Motorists

There are always a few irresponsible people who drive around without auto insurance. And sometimes those people are negligent and cause accidents. What happens if you’re hit by an uninsured driver? Who will compensate you? First of all, I can tell you that it is doubtful you […]

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Nebraska Personal Injury Cases – Myth & Reality

After you’re injured in an accident, many of your friends and relatives become injury law “experts.”  You will get well meaning advice from these people but it’s worth what you pay for it.  These well-intentioned folks will give you some myths and old wive’s tales that reflect […]

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The Progression Of A Nebraska Auto Accident Case – Peaks & Valleys

A Nebraska auto accident case has peaks and valleys. The case initially starts off with the accident. Events are at a peak and intense. The injured party usually goes to the hospital emergency room and begins to deal with the pain and incovenience of an injury. After […]

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Settling The Property Damage Claim

One of the first decisions you will have to make after a Nebraska car accident is how to settle your property damage claim.  The first thing that has to happen is that the insurance company for the bad drive must accept responsibility or liability for your claim. […]

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