Nebraskans take pride in their people and state. Chris Miller and Mark Grell are no exception. Having both been raised in rural Nebraska, Chris and Mark have founded their business on the basic Nebraska principles and morals that were part of their everyday life: honesty, value, hard work, respect, and compassion for others. Add to that their formal education and several years of big-city experience at nationally recognized law firms, and you get a top-notch professional Nebraska law firm that produces big results and satisfied clients.
Whether you’ve experienced a personal injury, work injury, a car accident, a truck accident, a business dispute, bad faith insurance claim, slip-and-fall injury, nursing home neglect, or an injury resulting from an unsafe or dangerous product, the attorneys at Miller Grell Law Group will apply their knowledge, experience, and those traditional Nebraska principles to ensure the best possible result for your case. A sampling of cases that either Mark or Chris have handled are shown below.
Showcase of Past Cases
Chris Miller secured a $185,000 verdict in Keya Paha County, Nebraska, on behalf of a Department of Roads worker who was operating a road maintainer during a snowstorm. The worker was sideswiped by a truck driver who was hauling freight on Nebraska highways in whiteout conditions. Our client incurred $16,500 in medical expenses after suffering from a concussion, neck, back and shoulder sprains, and chronic headaches. The insurance company for the truck driver denied liability and only offered $20,000 to settle the case before trial.
Chris Miller represented a young wife and mother who sustained a sprained neck following a rear-end car collision, resulting in significant physical therapy and chiropractic care. The other driver was distracted by his cell phone. Despite the fact that the driver admitted fault, the insurance company only offered $35,000 to resolve the claim. A Lancaster County jury awarded Mr. Miller’s client $65,000.
Chris Miller and Mark Grell obtained a $1,500,000 settlement for a truck driver who was rear-ended by another tractor trailer. The client underwent spine surgery and extensive rehabilitation. Further details are confidential.
Chris Miller and his Missouri co-counsel obtained a $75,000 settlement on behalf of a car accident victim who was rear-ended on an Interstate 80 exit ramp in Hall County, Nebraska. After extensive discovery into the client’s medical issues and only after filing a lawsuit, the defendant driver’s insurance company offered its policy limits of $50,000 and the client’s insurance carrier offered its underinsured limits of $25,000.
Chris Miller obtained a $50,000 settlement on behalf of a client who was hit by a car in a gas station parking lot and suffered a broken leg. The case presented difficult insurance coverage issues, as the insurance company for the driver claimed that driver’s intentional acts voided any coverage. After an extensive investigation, the driver’s insurance company offered its policy limits of $25,000. Counsel was then able to locate underinsured coverage attached to the client’s father’s automobile insurance policy. The underinsurance carrier eventually offered its limits of $25,000 to settle the matter.
Lance P. v. AC Construction, Inc. Lance suffered a work injury to his back after falling off his drywall stilts, requiring back surgery. The employer’s insurance company paid for this procedure. Unfortunately, this procedure did not improve his condition, and his treating doctor recommended further surgery in the form of a lumbar fusion. The insurance company refused to pay for this treatment and also cut off Lance’s weekly benefits. Mark Grell successfully obtained a judge’s order requiring the insurance company to pay Lance his back temporary total disability benefits, as well as a 50% waiting-time penalty for wrongfully cutting off his benefits. The judge also awarded future treatment as recommended by his treating doctor and ongoing temporary total disability.
Miller Grell’s Chris Miller represented a family in a wrongful death lawsuit that stemmed from a 2006 boat collision on Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. You can download and read an article that was published in a local paper.