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What NOT to Do After a Car Accident

Posted in Car accidents on July 20, 2022

Just as there are steps that you should take after getting into a car accident – such as calling the police and going to the hospital – there are also things that you should not do. Many mistakes are important to avoid in the aftermath of a car accident. A car insurance company will be on the lookout for any… READ MORE

The Three Types of Product Defects

Posted in Product Liability on July 20, 2022

A defect is an issue with a product that makes it inherently dangerous for consumers to use. According to the National Safety Council, 11.7 million people in 2021 were treated in emergency rooms for injuries resulting from consumer products. An injured consumer in Nebraska can file what is known as a product liability claim to pursue financial compensation for a… READ MORE

How Much Is a Spinal Cord Injury Settlement?

Posted in Accident Information on July 20, 2022

A spinal cord injury is one of the most serious injuries that can be suffered by an accident victim in Nebraska. The spinal cord is a vital body part that is in charge of relaying messages from the brain. If an accident victim suffers a devastating spinal cord injury – such as an injury that causes permanent paralysis – he… READ MORE

Everything to Know About a Totaled Vehicle

Posted in Car accidents on July 20, 2022

If you get involved in a serious car accident, your vehicle may be totaled. This refers to a vehicle that is declared a total loss by a car insurance company, meaning it would cost more than the vehicle is worth to pay for the necessary repairs. If you were recently involved in a crash that totaled your car, here’s everything… READ MORE

Do I Need to File a Police Report After a Single-Car Accident?

Posted in Car accidents on July 20, 2022

Most car accidents involve a collision between two or more vehicles. However, each year, Nebraska also reports hundreds of single-car accidents. A single-car accident can be caused by an environmental factor, such as a pothole that leads to a tire blowout and rollover accident, or traffic conditions that cause a driver to veer off the side of the road to… READ MORE

Can Environmental Factors Affect My Car Accident Claim?

Posted in Car accidents on July 20, 2022

The weather in Omaha is not always ideal for road travel. Sudden summer storms or winter freezes can make it too dangerous for drivers to be on the road. Other environmental conditions, such as a poorly maintained roadway, potholes or faulty traffic lights, can also cause car accidents. If an environmental factor is partially or wholly to blame for your… READ MORE

Car Seat Laws in Nebraska

Posted in Car accidents on June 30, 2022

Nevada has a strong record of car seat safety, with The Safety Restraint Coalition noting that in 2016 records show that 96% of children in Nebraska were safely secured in vehicles by following the state’s car seat law and restraint safety. However, despite this strong record of safety, there were a number of injuries to children in accidents, whether due… READ MORE

What To Know About Whiplash After A Car Accident?

Posted in Car accidents on June 30, 2022

Whiplash is a very common neck injury that happens in car accidents. The Mayo Clinic explains that whiplash is due to a forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, and gets its name due to the similarity of the motion with cracking a whip. Your neck however is not made of flexible rubber, and when you experience whiplash serious injury… READ MORE

Most Important Evidence to Collect After a Car Accident

Posted in Car accidents on June 30, 2022

If you have been in an accident around Omaha, you’ll need to put together the best possible case for your personal injury claim to collect what you are entitled to. This means that it is essential that you collect as much evidence as possible about your crash. The more evidence you have in support of your personal injury claim, the… READ MORE

What Happens if You Hit An Illegally Parked Car?

Posted in Car accidents on June 30, 2022

The last thing you hope to happen when you are driving down the road is to have a collision with an illegally parked car. When someone or something else causes an accident that leads to injuries, you will generally be entitled to compensation for the related costs. Determining who is at fault is the first step in a long claims… READ MORE