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December 12, 2020

Nebraska Pedestrian Laws

Pedestrian accidents are common causes of deaths and injuries in Nebraska each year. Statistics from the state’s Department of Transportation reported 248 fatalities from motor vehicle accidents in 2019. Twenty of these victims were pedestrians. If you walk around Nebraska often, learn the state’s pedestrian laws to keep yourself safe. Breaking the law can cause…

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November 24, 2020

Nebraska’s Car Accident Statute of Limitations

It is normal to feel overwhelmed with the number of laws, rules and procedures you need to know as the injured victim of an auto accident in Nebraska. Insurance companies and the civil courts in Nebraska follow virtually hundreds of laws when dealing with claims. If you only learn one law about bringing a car…

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November 18, 2020

Nebraska Negligence Laws

With some exceptions, you will not have grounds for an injury case in Nebraska unless you can prove someone else’s negligence. The courts will look to see if you have evidence of the defendant’s negligence, as well as proof of a link between the defendant’s negligence and your injuries. Learning the types of negligence common…

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October 19, 2020

Comparative Negligence in Nebraska

Almost all personal injury claims ask one key question: was the defendant negligent? If the answer is yes, and his or her negligence is what caused the injured party’s damages, the defendant will have to pay. Comparative negligence, however, is a defense a defendant may use to diminish or remove his or her portion of…

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October 12, 2020

Nebraska Damage Caps in Personal Injury Cases

If you suffer an injury in an accident in Nebraska, you could be eligible to receive financial compensation from the party that caused your accident. Another word for financial compensation is damages. Many states, including Nebraska, place caps on damages to limit how much a plaintiff can receive during a claim. Whether a damage cap…

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