Constitution Day 2013

Constitution Day, which is observed every September 17, commemorates the signing of the United States Constitution. It was on September 17, 1787, that the United States Constitution was signed by thirty-nine of the “Founding Fathers” of the United States. These 39 signatories are often called the “Framers of the Constitution.” The U.S. Constitution is the oldest constitution in the world that is still operative. September 17 is also “Citizenship Day” and federal laws provide that these two days are to be combined into a single day.

By |September 17th, 2013|Articles and Information, Blog, Items in the News|

Olive Garden Sued For Cyclospora In Salad

Olive Garden has been sued at least five times by people claiming they contracted cyclospora after eating tainted salads. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has traced a tainted salad mix that caused the cyclospora outbreaks in Nebraska and Iowa to a company in Mexico. The cause of the outbreaks in Texas and other states are different and the FDA and other governmental agencies are still investigating. Fortunately, no one has died as a result of cyclosporiasis. […]

Labor Day: Celebrating The American Worker

Labor Day occurs on the first Monday every September. This year, Labor Day is on September 2, 2013. While enjoying your day off, take a moment to think about why we celebrate it. Labor Day began as a way to protest poor working conditions and low pay. Today, Labor Day is a celebration of and for the American worker, both past and present. […]

By |September 2nd, 2013|Articles and Information, Blog, Items in the News|

No Amber Alerts For Adult Victims on I-80 Message Boards

A request by Nebraska law enforcement to put up an Amber Alert on I-80’s electronic message boards was denied, in part, because the victim was too old. Amber Alerts are only issued for child abductions in Nebraska and Iowa. […]

By |August 28th, 2013|Articles and Information, Blog, Items in the News|

Google Names Lincoln As Nebraska’s eCity For 2013

Congratulations Lincoln for receiving Google’s eCity Award for 2013. Google, along with an independent research firm, analyzes the “online strength” of local small businesses in all fifty states. The city with the highest score wins the eCity Award for that state. Lincoln had the highest score this year for Nebraska. […]

By |August 23rd, 2013|Articles and Information, Blog, Items in the News|

Nebraska Law Enforcement August Traffic Safety Campaigns

Law enforcement in Nebraska have stepped up their traffic safety enforcement this August 2013 under two Campaigns: “Back to School” and “You Drink & Drive. You Lose.” Both of these campaigns are funded by select grants from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS). The goals of both crackdowns are to increase police presence, raise awareness and reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities. Do your part: drive safely around schools and never drink and drive.

Back To School: There and Back Again Safely

As summer break comes to an end and children in Lincoln, Nebraska and throughout the United States return to school Lapin Law Offices wants to encourage students, parents, teachers and the community to be prepared as we want students to get to school and return back home safely. This includes the remembering the importance of pedestrian, bicycle, driver and school bus safety. While the overall number of crashes between student-pedestrians and vehicles has decreased, August has one of the highest number of these collisions. In addition, older students now are in the highest-at risk for being injured or killed going to and from school. In an effort to prevent injuries or fatalities to students heading back to school, we offer the following safety tips and encourage you to share them with your children, family and friends.


Lapin Law Offices on Pinterest: Lincoln Advocate

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By |July 25th, 2013|Blog, Firm News and Annoucements|

Nebraska’s Jack Hoffman Wins ESPY For Best Moment

Congratulations to Nebraska’s Jack Hoffman for winning ESPN’s 2013 ESPY Award for Best Moment. Jack, who almost died of respiratory failure in April of 2011, underwent two brain surgeries and chemotherapy to treat brain cancer, stole the show at Nebraska’s Spring Red-White Game. On the last play of the game, Jack ran 69 yards to score a touchdown. The play was surprise to the packed-stadium.


By |July 22nd, 2013|Blog, Items in the News|

Have a Happy and Safe July 4, 2013

As we are about to celebrate the 2013 Fourth of July, Lapin Law Offices hopes everyone has a happy and safe celebration of our nation’s independence. The most common way people celebrate the July 4th is by watching or lighting fireworks. Fireworks can be extremely dangerous and cause numerous injuries each year.


By |July 3rd, 2013|Articles and Information, Blog, Items in the News|

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