6 Tips for Getting the Best Possible Settlement Offer from an Insurance Adjuster

When you are injured in an accident that was caused by someone else, you are generally entitled to some sort of compensation from that person’s insurance company if you file a personal injury claim. However, arriving at a settlement with an insurance agency can be a long and complex process full of investigations and negotiations conducted by an insurance adjuster for the company. One thing you always have to Read More

Understanding Nebraska Auto Accident Liability

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were nearly 1.6 million car accidents in the US in 2013 that resulted in injuries. Car accidents are literally an everyday occurrence, and they can strike at any time. But who’s to say who actually caused an accident? Sure, sometimes it can be obvious. A driver gets caught on camera running a red light when they t-boned a truck. A driver Read More

New State Program Gears Toward Teen Driver Safety

Yesterday, the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) unveiled a new program designed to teach teens safe driving skills. The program takes aim at a nationwide problem: the high fatality rates in drivers under 20 years old. The program consists of materials that will be available to parents of drivers receiving their learner's permit in DMV offices throughout the state. The materials include manuals such as a Read More

Lancaster County and Norris School District to Pay Damages to Pickup Driver

Lancaster County and the Norris School District have been found liable in a 2009 school bus crash that left 23 schoolchildren with minor injuries and a pickup driver with a traumatic brain injury, broken bones and a possible leg amputation. The ruling, from District Court Judge Steven Burns, stated that the county's failure to check on a missing stop sign contributed to the accident, as well as the bus driver's Read More

Death Toll in Ignition Switch Recall Reaches 100

Since February of 2014, General Motors has recalled 2.59 million vehicles for a faulty small-car ignition switch that can cause all electrical components of a vehicle to unintentionally turn off, including the engine and airbags, resulting in countless auto accidents. The recall included Saturn Ion and Chevrolet Cobalt models. If you or someone you know has been injured as a result of a defective car part, contact Read More

Boy Struck By Vehicle While Crossing the Road

A young boy suffered a broken leg on Wednesday morning around 7:00 a.m. after being struck by a car near 96th Street and Mockingbird Drive in Omaha. Police reports indicate that the boy was crossing the street heading east when the SUV traveling northbound struck the young boy. Further investigation shows that there were several vehicles in the left northbound lane blocking the driver’s line of sight, while the Read More

75-Year Old Dies in Wrong Way Accident

On Wednesday afternoon a 75-year old man died after a motor vehicle collision around a half of a mile away from O’Neill in northern Nebraska. Police reports indicate that the man was at a stop sign and turned east onto Nebraska Highway 108, while he took the turn to wide and entered the westbound lane into oncoming traffic. The man’s vehicle was struck by another car traveling on the highway. He was pronounced Read More

First Injury Accident for Google Self-Driving Car

Google's driverless car was recently involved in a motor vehicle collision involving injuries to four people. After a car accident, you may be forced to deal with chronic injuries, medical bills, insurance companies and lost wages. Contact our attorneys for free legal advice. Call 1-877-537-4665 or complete a Free Case Evaluation form. According to officials, the Google vehicle had been stopped in traffic on Read More

Parking Lots: A Car Accident Waiting to Happen

An accident waiting to happen – that’s what a lot of people call a busy parking lot. From fender benders to life-threatening injuries, parking lots pose a variety of safety hazards for both drivers and pedestrians. Negligent drivers and negligent companies should be held responsible for the injuries they cause. If you or a loved one has been harmed, contact one of our experienced car wreck attorneys for Read More

Wrong-Way Crash on I-480, Both Drivers May Face Charges

Charges may be on the way for both drivers involved in a wrong-way crash on I-480. Police say both drivers are suspected of driving drunk. In most wrong-way driving cases, motorists have little opportunity to react. This is why authorities say it is critical to be aware of your surroundings and keep your attention on the roadway, constantly looking ahead for potential problems. If you have been injured in a Read More