When Should You Contact a Lawyer for Medical Malpractice?

Why You Need a Medical Malpractice Attorney | Hauptman, O'Brien, Wolf and Lathrop

We rely on medical professionals to diagnose and treat injuries and illnesses and to provide us with accurate information on the state of our health. And yet, the healthcare system can seem broken when you find yourself in the middle of it. You can start to feel like a number instead of a name. In […]

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Damages: What are you entitled to?

What Damages Are You Entitled To

If you are injured due to someone’s negligence – What damages are you entitled to? According to the Nebraska Jury Instructions, the purpose of damages is to put the injured party in the same position, so far as money can do it, as he or she would have been had there been no injury or […]

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New Study: Quality Lacking in For-Profit Nursing Homes

Poor care at nursing homes can lead to serious injury and death.  Nursing home negligence is a serious problem in Nebraska.  Nursing homes are designed for elderly residents to have a safe, clean environment to live and rehabilitate their injures. Nursing home care is expensive.  Nursing home’s receive thousands of dollars per month in payments […]

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Legislation Introduced to Preserve Right to Choose Nursing Home Lawsuit

A bill has been reintroduced in the United States Senate and House which would prevent nursing homes from forcing residents to sign an agreement to waive their right to file a lawsuit in court if they suffer bedsores, dehydration or another injury caused by nursing home negligence. The legislation would invalidate mandatory arbitration provisions which […]

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