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Important Steps to Take After a Workplace Injury

No worker expects to suffer a serious injury on the job. Unfortunately, the workplace is a common setting for accidents, injuries and even deaths in Nebraska. In 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 20,200 workplace injuries and illnesses in Nebraska. If you sustain a workplace injury, take the following steps to ensure the protection of your physical health and legal rights. Get Medical Care Your number one priority after a workplace injury is to get prompt medical care. Do not delay in going to a hospital or visiting a doctor to treat…

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How Are Commercial Vehicle Accidents Different?

Every year, thousands of people get injured and killed in commercial vehicle accidents. If you get injured in a commercial vehicle accident in Omaha, you may need assistance from a truck accident lawyer to handle the claims process. These collisions are more complicated than standard car accident cases for a variety of reasons. Federal Rules and Regulations Truck drivers and the companies that employ them have a different set of rules and regulations compared to standard motor vehicle drivers. Commercial vehicles have to abide by common carrier laws under the Code of Federal Regulations…

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What to Do After a Car Accident With an Uninsured Driver

Every motor vehicle driver in Nebraska is legally required to maintain minimum amounts of car insurance. Unfortunately, hundreds of drivers illegally drive while uninsured and underinsured every day. If you get into a car accident with an uninsured driver, it is important to know what steps to take to pursue financial compensation for your medical bills and property repairs. Do Not Accept Cash From an Uninsured Driver  You should never accept cash from an uninsured driver for your losses. If an uninsured driver tries to convince you not to report the car accident to…

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Safe Driving Tips for Navigating Fog

Many different weather events can create hazards for drivers in Nebraska. One is heavy fog, which can drastically reduce a driver’s visibility and result in a collision with another vehicle, a fixed object, or a bicyclist or pedestrian. Use these safety tips for navigating foggy conditions to reduce your risk of a car accident. Lower Your Speed Speeding does not only refer to exceeding the speed limit. It means driving too fast for road, traffic and weather conditions. Fog that impedes visibility constitutes a reason to reduce your vehicle speed, potentially below the posted…

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