What Constitutes “Disfigurement” in a Nebraska Personal Injury Case?

Experiencing any kind of accident that results in a personal injury can be traumatizing. Not only do you have to deal with missed time from work and medical appointments, but depending on the severity of the accident, you might be in a lot of pain and even facing disability. When an accident is so severe that it causes permanent disfigurement, what does that actually mean and what compensation are you entitled to 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

Personal Injury Law: A Brief Overview of Traumatic Brain Injuries

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can completely change your life. Any injury to the brain can irreversibly affect other parts of your body and can lead to an increase in potential problems in the future, including an increased likelihood of developing dementia in some circumstances. Depending on the cause of the damage, traumatic brain injuries are one of the many wounds that may be compensated in a personal injury 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

7 Steps to Immediately Take if You Are Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident

Oftentimes, people overlook the potentially severe dangers posed by a slip and fall. After all, everyone at some point or another has slipped on a wet spot or tripped over something. Most people just brush off the dirt and continue on with their day. However, slip and fall accidents have the potential to cause severe and even debilitating injuries, or even death in extreme cases. And property owners have a Read More

Online Network of Care Offers Local Data to Nebraskans

Health departments throughout Nebraska have teamed up to deliver local data through a new website, www.networkofcare.org. The site offers county-level statistics and information that can be helpful for many Nebraska residents. Helpful information you will find at www.networkofcare.org includes: Key health statistics Wellness education statistics Relevant information on health issues Relevant information Read More

At Least 10 Injured During International Nutrition Explosion

On Monday morning there was an industrial accident at International Nutrition in south-central Omaha. The accident would result in ten people being sent to the hospital, and two suffering from critical injuries. At the time of the incident, there were 38 people at work, while they could not determine how many remained inside. According to Interim Fire Chief Bernard Kanger, “It was a very dangerous situation and Read More

Your Rights after a Firework Injury

Fireworks dazzle spectators during special occasions. However, the same spectacle that awes the audience could lead to serious injuries if firework companies fail to exercise caution in manufacturing and when igniting fireworks. Fireworks related injuries have steadily increased according to a report by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. This report states that up to 11,400 injuries occurred in the year Read More

Safety Tips for Installing Car Seats

You may think that you know how to install car seats, but that would be a mistake. While installing car seats may seem intuitive, this could not be further from the truth. Research has shown that properly installed car seats can decrease the risk of injury to infants and children by at least 50 percent. For toddlers, the reduction in injury risk is even greater at 70 percent. Despite clear research Read More

3 Holiday Safety Tips

While the holiday season can bring many opportunities for love and laughter, the season also bring many opportunities for injuries. Whether families are injured by dangerous toys, negligent drivers or improperly maintained roads, there are numerous injuries that could ruin the holiday season for your family. The personal injury attorneys at Inkelaar Law share the following three holiday safety tips to keep you Read More