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Posted By Pahlke
28-Aug-2019

What to Do After a Car Accident That Was Not Your Fault

In Nebraska, during 2018, a motor vehicle crash happened every 15 minutes. Even if you are an excellent driver, chances are you will be in a car accident at some point. According to car insurance industry statistics, the average driver will have an accident once every 17.9 years. In 2017, the Department of Transportation reported […]

Posted By Pahlke
27-Aug-2019

Truck Driver Fatigue Puts Everyone in Danger

Truck driver fatigue is described as the result of physical or mental exertion that affects performance. According to information from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), studies indicate that 13 percent of commercial motor vehicle drivers involved in traffic accidents were found to be fatigued at the time of their crash, making driver fatigue […]

Posted By Pahlke
22-Aug-2019

Almost One-Third of Fatal Roadway Accidents Involve Speeding

Speeding is aggressive driving behavior, endangering every person on the road. The empirical data is everywhere. Statistics from local police departments, highway patrol units, federal and state roadway and transportation agencies, and the insurance industry, all report speeding plays a major role in fatal roadway accidents. The NTSB calls speeding one of the most common […]

Posted By Pahlke
15-Aug-2019

Motorcycle Helmet Laws

You have the motorcycle. You have the time to ride and the open road is calling. But do you have a helmet? If not, you should know that you not only run the risk of legal trouble, but also of a serious brain injury or even death. Read on for more information about the laws […]

Posted By Pahlke
08-Aug-2019

Misdiagnosis Is a Pervasive Problem

When we visit a medical professional we expect a remedy for our discomfort and a reason for problematic symptoms. What we do not expect, in this age of technologically proficient healthcare, is to become a victim of a medical mistake. Health care is subjective, and doctors make mistakes. Any misdiagnosis can result in unnecessary, unpleasant, […]

Posted By Pahlke
01-Aug-2019

Were You in a Sideswipe Collision?

When we think of car accidents, we usually think of a rear-end collision, or two cars crashing head-on, but sideswipe car accidents are one of the most common car accidents in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2017, there were 961 sideswipe fatalities and 121,000 sideswipe accidents resulting in […]

Posted By Pahlke
25-Jul-2019

Types of Compensation Available in a Truck Accident Claim

Large trucks can cause significant damage when involved in vehicle accidents. Court-awarded damages typically cover costs related to any injuries and property damage stemming from the accident. After a truck accident, however, many people find themselves wondering exactly what type of compensation they may seek in a personal injury claim or lawsuit. Varied Compensation The […]

Posted By Pahlke
23-Jul-2019

The Most Dangerous Intersections and Roads in Nebraska

We all know of some dangerous roads in Nebraska. Roads that curve sharply, intersections with confusing features, and areas of town that are just too full of distracted and angry drivers to comfortably navigate. What do statistics reveal are actually the most dangerous intersections and roadways in the state? Read on to find out. The […]

Posted By Pahlke
18-Jul-2019

Living With Traumatic Brain Injuries Caused by Truck Accidents

When large trucks are involved in a car accident, they can cause significant problems for those involved. Trucks, with their large size and mass, can cause substantial injuries when involved in an accident. These injuries may include traumatic brain injury (TBI). Even minor TBIs can leave victims struggling to move forward with their lives, with […]

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