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What Is Legal Discovery?

Posted in Accident Information on July 30, 2021

If a personal injury case goes to trial in Nebraska, it will go through a process known as legal discovery. Discovery is a fact-finding phase, where both parties involved in a legal dispute have the chance to gather information and evidence from one another. Although certain aspects of legal discovery may seem daunting, such as attending a deposition, a personal… READ MORE

What Is a Hematoma and What Causes It?

Posted in Accident Information on July 21, 2021

If you are involved in an accident in Nebraska, you may be diagnosed with an injury known as a hematoma. This type of injury forms when a blood vessel leaks or is ruptured. Depending on the location and severity of your hematoma, it could be dangerous and have wide-ranging health complications. What Is a Hematoma? A hematoma is a collection… READ MORE

What Are Liens and How Will They Affect My Settlement?

Posted in Accident Information on July 17, 2021

You may have many unpaid bills and debts after an accident in Omaha. It is common for an accident victim not to have the means to pay for expensive medical treatments and property repairs out of pocket. This can result in liens, or legal claims to a portion of your settlement.  What Is a Lien? A lien is a claim… READ MORE

What Are Common Soft-Tissue Injuries in Car Accidents?

Posted in Accident Information on July 11, 2021

A car accident can inflict many different types of injuries on a victim, including both hard-tissue and soft-tissue injuries. While hard-tissue injuries, such as broken bones, may be immediately obvious, it often takes time to notice a soft-tissue injury after a car accident, especially when adrenaline is masking the pain. If you are diagnosed with a soft-tissue injury after a… READ MORE

How Is Fault Determined in a Right Hook Accident?

Posted in Car accidents on July 7, 2021

A bicycle accident can happen in many different ways on the busy streets of Omaha. One example is the right hook accident. In most cases, a motor vehicle driver will be responsible for a right hook accident. You may encounter a liability dispute, however, from the driver’s insurance provider. A car accident attorney in Omaha can help you with a… READ MORE

Can I Recover Lost Wages After a Car Accident if I Am Self-Employed?

Posted in Car accidents on July 2, 2021

Being injured in a car accident can interfere with your ability to perform daily tasks. One of the most common losses is the inability to work. You may need several days off after your car accident to recover. If you suffered a temporary or permanent disability, your leave of absence can be much longer. If you lost any wages or… READ MORE

What Information Do I Need to Give the Insurance Company After an Accident?

Posted in Accident Information on June 28, 2021

Knowing how to communicate with an insurance company after an accident is a critical part of your injury claim. The insurance company will be looking for holes in your claim and reasons to deny benefits. The more you know about what information to give – and to withhold – the more you can protect yourself during negotiations with an insurance… READ MORE

What Is a Lien on a Personal Injury Settlement?

Posted in Accident Information on June 20, 2021

A personal injury case can involve many complicated issues, including liens. A lien is a legal claim to a portion of an injured victim’s settlement money in a personal injury case. Insurance companies, hospitals and others may have a legal claim against your injury settlement if you could not pay out of pocket for all of the expenses related to… READ MORE

Are Liability Waivers Enforceable in Nebraska?

Posted in Accident Information on June 15, 2021

If you signed a liability waiver before participating in the sport, event or activity that injured you in Nebraska, you may wonder if you still have the right to file a lawsuit for your injuries and losses. The answer depends on the exact language of the liability waiver and the actions of the at-fault party. Discuss your accident in more… READ MORE

What Is Negligence Per Se?

Posted in Car accidents on June 9, 2021

If you file a personal injury lawsuit in Nebraska, you will encounter the legal theory of negligence. Negligence is the foundation for most civil lawsuits. As the injured party, it is your responsibility to prove negligence before you can recover financial compensation. A less common doctrine called negligence per se, however, may reduce your burden of proof and make it… READ MORE