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What if an Auto Accident Happens in a Construction Zone?      

Posted in Uncategorized on April 19, 2022

Roadside construction may be a necessary part of life in Nebraska, but it doesn’t make it any safer for drivers. Every year, dozens of car accidents take place in construction zones, such as collisions with equipment left too close to the road and accidents caused by road surface defects. Construction zone car accidents can be deadly, as they may involve… READ MORE

Can You File a Claim for PTSD After an Accident?

Posted in Uncategorized on March 23, 2022

Many accidents are frightening, chaotic, and traumatic for those involved. With or without serious injuries inflicted, a harrowing accident can have a lasting psychological impact on survivors and witnesses. Medically, this is referred to as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It can cause emotional distress and pain and suffering long after the accident is over. In Nebraska, you may be able… READ MORE

Reasons To Keep A Journal Following An Injury

Posted in Uncategorized on March 23, 2022

Being injured in an accident can be a very tumultuous time in your life. It is important to try to remain calm and remember the steps that you must take to protect yourself and build a personal injury claim. One of these steps is to create and maintain an injury journal, also known as a pain diary. This is a… READ MORE

What Cases Usually Involve Strict Liability Claims?

Posted in Uncategorized on March 23, 2022

Most personal injury cases require proof of a tort committed by the defendant in connection to the plaintiff’s injuries or harm, such as negligence, to result in financial compensation for the victim. Some cases, however, apply the legal doctrine of strict liability. This doctrine allows a victim to hold a defendant liable (financially responsible) for an injury even without proof… READ MORE

What Is Burden of Proof in a Personal Injury Claim?

Posted in Uncategorized on March 23, 2022

You might know for a fact that one or more parties are responsible for causing your recent injuries in Nebraska. Yet, to achieve financial compensation from a defendant, however, you or your personal injury lawyer in Omaha must successfully meet the burden of proof. This means you must provide evidence demonstrating that the defendant caused or contributed to your injuries.… READ MORE

Common Injuries From Rear-End Collisions

Posted in Uncategorized on January 5, 2022

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… READ MORE

Damage Caps in Nebraska Personal Injury Claims

Posted in Uncategorized on January 5, 2022

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… READ MORE

Is Technology Increasing or Decreasing Traffic Accidents?

Posted in Uncategorized on January 5, 2022

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… READ MORE

The Difference Between Wrongful Death and Homicide

Posted in Uncategorized on January 5, 2022

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… READ MORE

What to Do After a Hit-And-Run Accident

Posted in Uncategorized on January 5, 2022

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… READ MORE