The 4 Most Common Causes of Nebraska Motorcycle Accidents

If you’re a motorcyclist, there’s no doubt safety should be your top priority when riding on public roads and highways. Unfortunately, there are over 500 motorcycle accidents in Nebraska every year and many of them were preventable. To avoid serious injury while riding your motorcycle, consider the following most common ways motorcycle accidents occur. Speeding It’s no secret that many motorcyclists have a Read More

An Overview of the Discovery Stage of a Criminal Trial

The discovery period of any trial is essentially a time to prepare. Discovery is when all information and evidence is made available to each party in order to prepare for trial. It will include things like: Official reports, toxicology reports, DNA reports, police reports and written or oral testimony. Any crime scene evidence such as forensic evidence and photographs taken at the scene. Any expert witness Read More

7 Things You Need to Know if You are an Injured Passenger in a Car Accident

A car accident can be a scary experience for everyone involved. If you were injured as a passenger in an auto accident, you may be especially confused about the legal process you must follow in accordance with Nebraska law. On the bright side, passengers generally don't have to worry about liability, so the legal process should be a little less stressful for you—provided you take the proper steps. Here are a few Read More

The 5 Red Flags of Nursing Home or Assisted Living Abuse

You’re worried about your elderly mother, and with good reason. When she first moved into that new Omaha nursing home, she seemed positive, upbeat, and generally glad to have the medical care and assistance she needed. Now, months later, she hasn’t improved at all. If anything, she’s gotten worse. She has lost weight and seems depressed, although she shrugs off your questions and concern. Don’t let the matter Read More

A Short Guide to Nebraska Medical Malpractice Claims

Dealing with a personal injury can be stressful and difficult, and we rely on our medical professionals to give us the proper treatment we need when we need it. But what happens when our doctors do not do their job correctly in our situation? There are a number of instances that can occur that would allow an individual to file a lawsuit against their provider and engage in a medical malpractice claim. What does Read More

A Brief Introduction to Criminal Fraud

Long gone are the days of being incredibly trusting with our personal information, finances, or other key aspects of our lives. Unfortunately, fraud has become so much more prevalent in today’s technology and social media-driven society that we now have to safeguard ourselves from people who might want to do us harm. What are the most common types of criminal fraud to be aware of, and who is usually targeted Read More

How a Misdemeanor Conviction Can Impact the Rest of Your Life

The word “criminal” often carries significant weight in the world, and for the most part it’s a term that people want to avoid being associated with. Yet when it comes to the types of crimes that you can be arrested for, it’s not just arson or murder that brings about criminal charges. Even violations of the law that are misdemeanors come with serious consequences and life-long implications. What Exactly Is a Read More

What Constitutes “Disfigurement” in a Nebraska Personal Injury Case?

Experiencing any kind of accident that results in a personal injury can be traumatizing. Not only do you have to deal with missed time from work and medical appointments, but depending on the severity of the accident, you might be in a lot of pain and even facing disability. When an accident is so severe that it causes permanent disfigurement, what does that actually mean and what compensation are you entitled to Read More

Conclusion of Our Nebraska Car Accident Series

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill At the beginning of this blog post series, we learned that Nebraska's 2014 car accident death toll was the highest number on record in nearly a decade, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This fact puts your legal, physical and emotional challenges into perspective, in that you Read More

Boost Your Finances In The Wake Of Your Nebraska Car Accident

Court fees, lost work, medical bills, and other expenses can quickly put your financial life in disarray. Although your award or settlement hopefully can cover the bulk of these expenses, you will likely need to reconfigure your budget and financial habits as soon as possible. Particularly if you received a large sum of money, consider hiring a professional financial planner or accountant to create a reliable budget, Read More