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What to Do After a Side-Impact Accident

Posted in Accident Information,Car accidents on March 28, 2021

Side-impact accidents, also known as T-bone collisions, are some of the most serious traffic accidents in Omaha. If you get into a side-impact accident, it is important to take certain steps to protect your rights and build an insurance claim that is as strong as possible against the at-fault driver. You may be eligible for financial compensation depending on the… READ MORE

What Are the Rights of an Injured Passenger?

Posted in Car accidents on March 15, 2021

If you get injured in a car accident as a passenger, you have rights. The law in Nebraska may entitle you to pursue financial compensation from one or both drivers involved in the collision. It is typically easier to obtain a monetary recovery as a passenger than as a driver since you are not required to prove liability. As with… READ MORE

Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

Posted in Accident Information on March 5, 2021

The spinal cord is a critically important part of the body. It carries messages between the body and the brain and is responsible for movement, function and feeling. The spinal cord can sustain serious damage in an accident such as a car crash, fall or sports incident. The symptoms experienced and the patient’s prognosis will depend on the type of… READ MORE

What Qualifies as Wrongful Death?

Posted in Accident Information,Wrongful death on February 16, 2021

When someone dies as a result of the neglect or misconduct of another party, the victim’s surviving family members can file a claim for wrongful death. In Nebraska, this is a type of lawsuit available to compensate survivors for their tangible and intangible losses. Wrongful death is a complicated practice area. The best way to find out if your family… READ MORE

5 Mistakes People Make After an Auto Accident

Posted in Accident Information,Car accidents on January 28, 2021

If you get into an auto accident, there are important steps you need to take to protect your rights as an injured victim. These steps are often critical for a successful insurance claim, yet most people fail to take them. There are also things you should not do – mistakes frequently made after auto accidents – that could hurt your… READ MORE

What Is Included in a Personal Injury Settlement?

Posted in Accident Information on January 25, 2021

A personal injury settlement is an amount of money awarded to an injured victim (plaintiff) by an insurance company to make the victim whole again. A victim may achieve a settlement by proving the policyholder’s fault for the accident and injury in question. Although every personal injury settlement is unique, most are broken down into similar parts. Attorney’s and Legal… READ MORE

How a Bankruptcy Filing Affects a Personal Injury Claim

Posted in Accident Information on January 17, 2021

Every personal injury claim is unique. Some encounter complications, such as one party filing for bankruptcy. A bankruptcy filing can affect a personal injury claim in many ways – including the possibility of taking away an injured person’s ability to seek financial compensation from a defendant. If you believe your personal injury claim will involve a bankruptcy filing, learn more… READ MORE

Can a Minor File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Posted in Wrongful death on January 9, 2021

When wrongful death leaves behind minor children, it can be difficult to work through the logistics of whether they will be eligible for compensation for the wrongful death. Money might be the last thing on a child’s mind after the death of a parent; however, taking legal action can be critical to pay for the child’s future. What Is a… READ MORE

5 Things to Know About Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Posted in Accident Information on January 5, 2021

If you suffer an injury in an accident in Omaha, you could be eligible for financial compensation. The civil justice system gives injured accident victims the opportunity to bring damage claims against at-fault parties. A successful claim will result in financial compensation to make the victim whole again. Learn five basic facts about filing a personal injury claim before you… READ MORE

How Are Personal Injury Damages Calculated?

Posted in Accident Information on January 2, 2021

In personal injury law, damages refer to the amount of money (compensation) you can recuperate for your injuries and losses. The amount you receive in damages is important, as it can determine whether you have enough to pay your debts and move forward after an accident. Learn how the courts in Nebraska calculate personal injury damages for an accurate idea… READ MORE