Nebraska Auto Accident Recovery (7 Days After the Crash to the Resolution of Your Case): An Overview

“No matter what your current condition, how or where you grew up, or what education or training you feel you lack, you can be successful in your chosen endeavor. It is spirit, fortitude, and hardiness that matter more than where you start.” - Jack Ma You want to resolve your case and move on with your life. To make it to the finish line, you'll need to do some work. Let's begin with a discussion on the types of Read More

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

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

What Exactly Is “Negligence” Anyway?

When you are injured in some sort of accident which was caused by another person or entity, any sort of personal injury lawsuit brought against that person usually hinges on the legal concept of “negligence.” You probably understand the word to mean some sort of failure to fulfill one’s duties. For example, if you constantly forget to feed the dog when you are supposed to, your spouse may call you negligent. In Read More

6 Factors That Should Be Considered in Calculating an Injury Settlement

When you find yourself injured due to the actions or negligence of another person—perhaps in a car accident or some other incident—you are likely entitled to compensation for numerous forms of damage that resulted from the accident. Some of these damages are straightforward and relatively simple to calculate, while others are not as tangible—but neither are they any less important than the more obvious costs. Read More