Working with an Attorney to Deal with Your Nebraska Car Accident

Nebraska's statute of limitations allows an injured person four years after the date of a car accident to file a lawsuit. This step typically includes filing an initial complaint and summons in civil court. In general, the earlier you take action, the more likely you are to obtain a favorable outcome. Research lawyers in your area, and ask around for recommendations. Narrow your list to a few firms that appeal and Read More

How To Deal With The Insurance Company After Your Nebraska Car Accident

Auto insurance companies will likely begin contacting you within days of the accident. If the accident was widely publicized; if it led to serious injuries or damages; or if it involved a commercial driver or well-known public figure, expect particularly aggressive attention from insurance agents. During these initial points of contact, in general, defer speaking with an insurance company representative without Read More

What to Do If You’re the Victim of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is more common today than it has been in past years, due to the overwhelming amount of ways one can exhibit violence toward another. It has progressed beyond being physically harmed by someone, and now includes actions like verbal, emotional, or even economical abuse. If you or someone you know is the victim of domestic violence, there are a few things that should happen to ensure your Read More

Seeking Medical Help After a Nebraska Auto Accident

If you’re severely hurt or bleeding, you likely won’t need to be told to get to the hospital, stat. However, not every injured person seeks professional medical help after car accidents. Here are some reasons why: The accident left few visible injuries. The injured party has high-deductibles and/or high-copay health insurance. These features discourage “excessive” doctor's visits. The injured party Read More

What If It’s Already Been A Few Days Or Even Weeks Since Your Nebraska Car Accident?

Don’t worry – you can still write down what you remember, take photographs of injuries or vehicle damage, and gather contact information.  But do so as quickly as you can. Likewise, get a copy of the police report. Putting the pieces together After overcoming the initial shock and taking care of immediate needs, it's time to make sense of the situation. What caused the accident to happen? Who was responsible? Read More

Nebraska Auto Accident Triage (Time Zero to 7 Days After the Crash)

Yesterday is a cancelled check. Tomorrow is a promissory note. Today is cash – spend it wisely. – Author Unknown When a crash occurs, a great many problems come with it. While the steps you’ll take to address each problem vary, one thing stays the same: it pays to address each of them promptly and thoughtfully.  Post-Zero: in the moments after the crash In the minutes after the accident occurs, your top Read More

How to Handle Your Nebraska Car Accident: An Overview of What We’ll Be Covering

I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. – Gilda Radner In the United States every year, over 1.5 million people suffer injuries in approximately 5.5 million car accidents. Read More

Reclaiming Control of Your Life After a Nebraska Car Accident

When you work day in, day out with victims of terrible accidents – and empathize with them and thus experience and internalize some of their suffering – you have to be driven by a deep purpose to keep going. Before we begin our journey in this blog series, I wanted to share with you why I do what I do and why our whole team can’t wait to get started every day. Our mission is to give voice to and fight on behalf of Read More

It Can Happen to Adults, Too: 4 Actions You Didn’t Realize Were Considered Bullying

It’s heartbreaking to hear of a child being bullied at school. Children can be cruel, and bullying can leave a lasting mark on one’s psyche. But did you know that bullying extends far beyond the schoolyard and occurs regularly among adults? What you might think is harmless teasing or pranks can easily be taken too far and cross over into the realm of bullying. Here are four real life scenarios where bullying happens Read More

Understanding the Difference Between DUIs and DWIs in Nebraska

Getting pulled over after having one too many drinks can be life changing, and understanding the ramifications are essential. While the typical terminology you often hear is DUI, there is actually another charge you could be faced with in Nebraska depending on what is found in your system. This article will look at the difference between a DUI and a DWI in Nebraska, and how being found guilty of these offenses will Read More