Crawford Law Office Blog

The So-Called “Independent Medical Examination” in Nebraska Workers Compensation and Personal Injury Cases

I would like to start out by saying there is nothing “independent” about a medical examination set up by an insurance company in a Nebraska workers compensation or personal injury case. In the overwhelming majority of cases, the doctor selected by the insurance company has done business […]

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Dealing with the Nurse Case Manager in Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Cases

In many Nebraska workers’ compensation cases, the insurance company or the self-insured employer will hire a nurse case manager to monitor the injured worker and attempt to lobby the doctors to make decisions in the best interests of the company. (Werner Enterprises and Crete Carriers frequently hire […]

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Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in Nebraska – It’s Complicated

As I discussed in a previous post, somebody who is injured on the job by another party’s negligence, can file a personal injury claim. The classic example would be a truck driver injured in a car accident on the job. This puts the injured person in a […]

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We do Nebraska car accident and personal injury cases at Crawford Law Offices

My practice isn’t limited to Nebraska Workers Compensation cases. A significant part of my law practice is devoted to car accidents and other personal injuries that occur in Nebraska. This can have an important application in Nebraska Workers Compensation cases. If you are injured in a car […]

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More on the statute of limitations in Nebraska workers compensation cases

As I discussed here recently, the basic statute of limitations in a Nebraska workers compensation case is two years from the date of the accident. An injured worker must file his/her lawsuit in the Nebraska Workers Compensation Court within two years of the date of the accident. […]

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Statute of Limitations for Workers’ Compensation

All Nebraska workers compensation cases have a statute of limitations. What this means is that you must file your lawsuit in the Nebraska Workers Compensation Court within two years of the date of your accident. Failure to file a lawsuit within this time period will result in […]

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Notice In Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Cases

When you are injured on the job in Nebraska, you are required to provide notice to your employer. It is important that you provide notice of your accident and injury just as soon as possible. Generally, you should verbally report your injury to your supervisor or HR […]

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When Do I Need An Attorney?

When Do I Need An Attorney? 1. When your claim is denied by the insurance company. In most cases, the workers compensation insurance company will send you a letter telling you that your claim is denied. What this means is that the insurance company won’t be paying […]

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We Represent Injured Truckers

Our law firm has filed many lawsuits against Crete Carrier Corporation, Werner Enterprises/Drivers Management Incorporated (DMI) and other trucking companies. We know our opponents and we know the tactics they use to avoid paying workers’ compensation. Some common tactics that these companies use in workers’ compensation cases […]

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