Personal Injury Blog
If you have to pull over on the side of the road, it would be wise to use extra caution. Hundreds of people die and thousands are injured in stopped vehicle crashes every year in the U.S. During a recent three-year period, each year an estimated 566 people were killed and 14,371 were injured in crashes involving disabled vehicles, as reported by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Visibility was a likely factor in all of these wrecks.
People visiting our state may not be familiar with the roads or the traffic laws, which can increase the risk of a crash. Out-of-state drivers are required to follow Nebraska laws, the same as any other driver. Nebraska is an at-fault state. If you are injured by a driver from out of state, the at-fault driver is responsible for your damages. The out-of-state driver’s insurance carrier should cover your losses up to policy limits.
Shopping in Omaha is a popular activity for all age groups, particularly during the winter months, at indoor malls such as Oak View Mall, Regency Mall, and Westroads Mall. Shopping is usually uneventful – until a guest encounters a dangerous walking surface and slips, trips, or falls. Shopping malls and their stores are required to properly maintain their facilities for the safety of guests and employees. When a wet, slippery, or uneven floor or walking hazard in a mall parking lot or structure leads to an injury fall, a claim can filed to recover compensation.
A motorcycle collision can be a physical – and emotional – disaster. Motorcycle riders who survive a collision with another vehicle may be dealing with a set of severe neurological injuries, as well as psychological trauma, such as PTSD.
A hit-and-run accident can be a frightening incident to experience. No one wants to be involved in a vehicle accident, but usually, the parties involved will stop, exchange insurance information, and any dispute is eventually resolved. In a hit-and-run, the responsible driver leaves the scene. The driver may be drunk, or drug intoxicated, has no car insurance, or just doesn’t want to face the consequences of their actions. In these cases, the legal issues can become complicated.
Omaha is a bicycle-friendly community. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held in April 2019 to celebrate the completion of a 38-mile bike trail network, as reported on 3 KMTV. More than 600 signs at over 400 Omaha locations are posted on the trails in this network. These signs are designed to help cyclists navigate in unfamiliar areas, alert motorists to watch for bicycles, and assist bicyclists in a number of ways.
Having a police officer show up at your door and shove a restraining order in your face can feel like a massive blow. Restraining orders can impact every facet of your life, from where you work to how you get around Omaha to your relationships. Whether it is temporary or permanent, you should take a restraining order seriously and not hesitate to speak to an attorney about how you can fight it.
It can be a stressful situation for anyone if someone you love has been arrested. When you think they might have been arrested, but don’t know for sure, that can upset your life even more. In Omaha, there is a way to find out if your loved one is in jail. If he or she has been arrested, you might want to visit to offer support and assistance. This can be done if you go through the proper channels.
Motorcycle riders are completely unprotected in a crash and much more likely to suffer serious injuries than passenger vehicle occupants. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you will want to get the most out of your accident claim. An experienced Omaha personal injury attorney can help you do just that.
Since October 2015, Monsanto has been embroiled in over a thousand lawsuits regarding Roundup’s lack of a warning label on its active ingredient: glyphosate, which some experts have linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. While the company has continued to fight back, there have been major wins for plaintiffs, including several multi-million-dollar jury verdicts.
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