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What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do?

A Personal Injury Lawyer’s Job As humans, we owe each other a duty to act reasonably toward one another. Unfortunately, people often breach that duty and injure others in the process. Drivers negligently operating vehicles, medical professionals not providing quality care, landlords renting unsafe homes, companies polluting water, and store owners not properly maintaining their […]

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What to Do if You Are a Pedestrian Who Was Hit by a Car

In the contest between a pedestrian and a moving car, the pedestrian always comes out on the losing end. Pedestrians injured by vehicles can suffer injuries that affect them for the rest of their lives. Broken bones, head injuries, organ damage, internal bleeding, spinal cord injuries, and even amputations are all common. Of course, with […]

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Nebraska’s Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations

If your loved one was killed in an accident, under the right circumstances, you may file a wrongful death lawsuit against the person who caused your loved one’s death. Under Nebraska law, a “wrongful death” is a death caused by the wrongful act, neglect, or default of another party if the act, neglect, or default […]

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Nebraska’s Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations

When we visit a doctor we expect to receive competent medical care, and most of the time we do. But when a doctor fails to exercise the care they should in treating their patients, the results can be catastrophic. If you were injured by a negligent medical professional, a personal injury lawsuit based on a […]

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For Motorcyclists, Even Minor Traffic Violations Can Have Catastrophic Results

There’s nothing like riding down a Nebraska highway, sun on your back, wind in your hair. Nebraska is a picturesque location for riding your bike. But while Nebraska is one of the safest states for bikers, every time you take your bike out you know that the reality is that not every biker will make […]

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How to Find a Good Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Nobody ever wants to be in the position of having to consider filing a medical malpractice claim. When you go to the doctor, you rely on them to exercise the highest standard of care. You choose your doctor trusting that they will not be negligent or outright incompetent. But mistakes happen. Poor judgment calls happen. […]

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Neck Injury: Seriously Expensive and Debilitating

Neck injuries cause multiple symptoms, ranging from mild to catastrophic. Neck injuries such as whiplash can cause symptoms such as pain and immobility, for example. Neck injuries that involve the spinal cord can cause paralysis. A 25-year-old whose spinal cord injury has caused quadriplegia will incur more than $2.3 million in healthcare costs and living […]

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Eight Types of Dangerous Truck Accidents

Across the country, more than 4,100 people died in truck accidents during one recent year. In Nebraska alone, accidents involving semi’s and other large trucks caused 46 fatalities and nearly 800 injuries in 2018, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Heavy trucks were involved in nearly 13 percent of fatal truck accidents in Nebraska, […]

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Six Ways Road Rage Causes Accidents (And Four Steps to Take Afterward)

Road rage is scary. It’s unsettling to see another driver act in a way where you don’t know what they will do next. Even more unnerving: according to a recent AAA study, 80 percent of all drivers have participated in some form of aggressive driving or road rage. Ready for the scariest statistic of them […]

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