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Nebraska Drug and Medical Device Recall Lawsuits & Attorneys

NOTICE: The Drug Law Center is no longer accepting these type of cases. This page is strictly for informational purposes. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding by not contacting our office on these cases. We are actively investigating and prosecuting cases involving Valsartan cancers. For information on Valsartan lawsuits, look here.

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Nebraska Bad Drug Lawsuits & Nebraska Defective Medical Device Cases

Nebraska Bad Drug Lawsuits & Nebraska Defective Medical Device Cases

Medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies continuously make improvements and developments in providing the best products to improve a patient’s quality of life. Unfortunately, some companies are more focused on generating profits than ensuring consumer safety and the efficiency of the products they sell. Often, patients become victims of bad drugs and defective devices including substandard hip implants and have no other choice than to file Nebraska bad drug lawsuits, medical malpractice claims, and Nebraska defective medical device cases.

However, filing a lawsuit or claim for compensation is highly complex and requires a knowledgeable understanding of Nebraska tort laws. The list below can assist victims in the initial steps of filing a lawsuit through the understanding the state’s statute of limitations and access to medical resources, legal resources and the availability of legal assistance by competent personal injury attorneys.

State of Nebraska Statute of Limitations

Nebraska Civil Statute of Limitations Laws — Code Provisions (Neb. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 25-222)

It is important for every victim’s surviving family member filing a lawsuit for compensation to understand the Nebraska statute of limitations code. This code limits the amount of time a plaintiff can file a claim for compensation against pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, hospitals, doctors, nurses and other health care providers. Any failure to file the necessary paperwork in the appropriate court house within a timely manner, before the statute of limitations expires, forfeits the victim’s ability to seek financial recompense for their damages.

  • Personal Injury / Negligence – 4 Years
  • Product Liability – 4 Years
  • Wrongful Death – 2 Years
  • Medical Malpractice – 2 Years “If the injury is not discovered within the two-year period, then the action must be filed within one year from the date that the injury was, or should have been, discovered, whichever is earlier. In no event, may a medical malpractice action be filed more than 10 years after the act giving rise to the injury occurred.”
  • Intentional Torts – 1 Years

Nebraska Medical Resources

State of Nebraska Legal Resources

Nebraska State Capitol Law Library
Nebraska State Capitol
1445 K St
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone:(402) 471-3189

Douglas County Law Library
Hall of Justice
1701 Farnam St
Omaha, NE 68183
402) 444-7174

Marvin & Virginia Schmid Law Library
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Address: 1875 N 42nd St
Lincoln, NE 68503
(402) 472-3547

University of Nebraska College of Law
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
1875 N 42nd St, Lincoln, NE 68503
(402) 472-2161

Klutznick Law Library / McGrath North Mullin & Kratz Legal Research Center
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
(402) 280-2875

Valentine Public Library
324 N Main St
Valentine, NE 69201
(402) 376-3160

Nebraska Library Commission
State Government Office
Gold’s & Atrium
200 N St #120
Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 471-2045

State and City Bar Associations

Nebraska State Bar Association
635 S 14th
St Lincoln, NE 68508
(402) 475-7091

Omaha Bar Association
PO Box 11195
Omaha, NE 68111
(402) 280-3607

Legal Services for Nebraska Communities

Personal injury attorneys who specialize in Nebraska bad drug lawsuits, medical malpractice claims, and Nebraska defective medical device cases are available to represent clients in every community, urban center and rural area in the state including:

  • Omaha
  • Lincoln
  • Bellevue
  • Grand Island
  • Kearney
  • Fremont
  • Hastings
  • North Platte
  • Norfolk
  • Columbus
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The Drug Law Center is sponsored by lawyers who represent individuals and families who have suffered a serious injury or death from a dangerous drug or medical device. While these medical inventions have been marketed to improve the quality of life for people, unsafe drugs and poorly designed medical devices can drastically reduce the quality of life for the individual and his or her family.

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