Fatal Car Crash Data for 2016 Released by USDOT

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently posted the statistics provided by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) regarding fatal car accidents in 2016.  Unfortunately, deaths resulting from motor vehicle accidents are up 5.6% from the previous year.  Surprisingly, however, car accident deaths related to distracted driving actually decreased over 2% as compared to […]

The Future of Personal Injury Claims

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The landscape of personal injury claims is already changing with the advent of self-driving cars, as well as the gaining popularity of ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft.  However, even though it’s close, the future is still not completely here.  While it’s inevitable that more and more accident injury claims will be directed toward […]

Prison Conditions and Overcrowding Results in Lawsuit against Nebraska Department of Corrections

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Yesterday, attorneys from the ACLU, along with the help of other counsel, filed a class action lawsuit against the Nebraska Department of Corrections because of problems with prison conditions and overcrowding.  Overcrowding has been an ongoing problem not only in the Nebraska prison system but also in Nebraska county jails across the state.  Currently, many […]

Apple Seeking to Make iPhone Into Medical Records Storage Device

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This past week Fortune Magazine published an article by Don Reisinger regarding Apple’s attempts to turn the iPhone into a personal medical chart.  Anyone who has suffered serious injury or received significant medical treatment understands how frustrating dealing with medical records can be.  One trip to the emergency room can result in multiple medical records […]

Injured by a Driver Without Insurance – Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Nebraska

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Many valid accident injury claims go without ever being made because people do not understand all of the coverages available with their own auto insurance carrier.  This is especially true when someone has been injured or killed due to the negligence of an uninsured driver.  In Nebraska, it is mandatory that every auto insurance policy […]

Self-Driving Cars Not Quite Ready for the Road

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While it’s inevitable that eventually self-driving cars will be a normal sight on all U.S. roads and not just test market tracks such as in California and Michigan, it looks like the takeover of self-driving vehicles may be further into the future than many thought.  As reported by David Z. Morris in a Fortune Magazine […]