Category: Personal Injury

January 18, 2021 Personal Injury

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Case in Nebraska?

If someone else’s carelessness or recklessness gives you an injury, it is important to understand that you have the right to file a personal injury claim in pursuit of financial compensation. The most critical thing to know when pursuing compensation in Nebraska, however, is that a time limit applies. This time limit, known as the…

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November 18, 2020 Personal Injury, Personal Injury Claims

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 Personal Injury

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 Personal Injury

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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September 30, 2020 Personal Injury

Nebraska Personal Injury Statute of Limitations

If someone injures you due to negligent or careless behavior, you have the right to pursue financial compensation from that person for your related damages. These are the rules of the civil justice system in Nebraska. The law entitles you to financial relief from the negligent party. The law also, however, restricts your right to…

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