Med Pay is an optional coverage usually offered by auto insurance carriers (in Nebraska) that covers medical costs related to an automobile accident. Depending upon the coverage you purchase, it will cover up to a limit of (usually between $1,000 to $25,000 – sometimes more) for each passenger in your car, and fault is NOT […]
Author Archive | Jeff Putnam
Advocating for Workers’ Compensation clients in Nebraska doesn’t just happen in the courtroom and office. Some of the most important advocacy for workers happens in State Legislatures, which is why I am glad to serve on the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorney’s (NATA) Legislative Committee. This year in Nebraska a bill was proposed titled Workers […]
What do you think is the most dangerous non-lethal job in the United States? Construction? Manufacturing? Actually according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare careers (such as nurses, nurse’s aides, and orderlies) number among the most hazardous of professions. Perhaps one of the reasons for this disturbing statistic is the number of ways a […]
A recent op-ed article in the New York Times does a great job of describing the current crisis in long haul trucking. Because hauling is primarily regulated by the federal Department of Transportation instead of the Department of Labor, working conditions for the drivers are often secondary to road safety concerns. As a result, many […]
We just posted a brief video about statute of limitations in regards to Nebraska workers’ compensation. Click on the video below to watch it.