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Common Injuries From Rear-End Collisions

A car accident of any kind or caliber can cause serious injuries to vehicle occupants, including broken bones, soft-tissue injuries, and internal injuries. A rear-end collision is no exception. A rear-end collision describes a car accident where one vehicle strikes the back end of the vehicle in front of it. The occupants of both vehicles can suffer many different injuries in a rear-end car accident. Whiplash Whiplash is the most common injury complained of after a rear-end collision. Whiplash is a type of neck injury that is caused by the head and neck “whipping”…

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Damage Caps in Nebraska Personal Injury Claims

In a personal injury claim, the financial compensation available to a plaintiff is known as damages. Damages are meant to make a plaintiff whole again, or to restore an accident victim to the financial position that he or she would have been in had the accident not occurred. In Nebraska, however, there is a damage cap that can limit the amount of compensation available to a plaintiff. Find out how this cap could impact your personal injury case. What Is a Damage Cap? Why Do States Have Damage Caps? A damage cap is a…

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Is Technology Increasing or Decreasing Traffic Accidents?

Modern technology has improved the safety of driving in many important ways. From automatic brake systems to advanced airbag technology, many modern inventions have prevented car accidents and saved lives. There are some ways, however, in which technology has increased the risk of car accidents. Therefore, the answer is that technology has done both: increased and decreased the number of traffic accidents over the years. How Has Technology Decreased Traffic Accidents? Technology has come a long way since the advent of the motor vehicle in protecting drivers and occupants from car accidents and related…

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The Difference Between Wrongful Death and Homicide

If someone dies because of the wrongful act, behavior, or carelessness of another person, there are two justice systems that can be used to hold the wrongdoer accountable: the civil justice system and the criminal justice system. Understanding the difference between a wrongful death claim and a homicide case is important if your family is grieving the preventable loss of a loved one.  Civil vs. Criminal Justice System Wrongful death and homicide both refer to a loss of life at the hands of another person or entity. The difference lies in the justice system…

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What to Do After a Hit-And-Run Accident

Every driver in Nebraska has a legal obligation to pull over at the scene of a car accident. Fleeing the scene without stopping is a crime in all 50 states, known as a hit-and-run. Despite it being illegal, many drivers are guilty of driving off after causing accidents. If you get involved in a hit-and-run accident in Omaha, take the following steps to protect your rights in this situation. Remain at the Scene Just because the other driver flees the scene does not mean that you should. A hit-and-run is a serious crime that…

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