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Common Winter Injuries in Nebraska

Common Winter Injuries in Nebraska

Winter is the time of year for holiday celebrations, playing in the snow, and cozy nights spent with loved ones. Unfortunately, the arrival of cold weather also comes with an increased risk of injury, especially in Nebraska and surrounding areas, where extreme winter weather conditions are not uncommon. We鈥檒l cover the most common winter injuries […]

Uber Accident Attorney in Nebraska

Uber Accident Attorney in Nebraska

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are a convenient alternative to taxis or public transportation and have become increasingly widespread in recent years. Large cities like Lincoln and Omaha have hundreds or even thousands of registered rideshare drivers. Of course, Uber drivers are no more immune to car accidents than any other motorist. But when […]

Estatuto de limitaciones para casos de lesiones personales en Nebraska

Estatuto de limitaciones para casos de lesiones personales en Nebraska

Si result贸 lesionado en un accidente y ha estado considerando presentar un reclamo por lesiones personales, 驴sab铆a que es posible que se est茅 acabando el tiempo? Su caso, ya sea un reclamo por accidente automovil铆stico, un caso de compensaci贸n laboral o un reclamo por negligencia, est谩 sujeto a un estatuto de limitaciones. El estatuto de […]

Should I Settle or Go to Trial for My Nebraska Personal Injury Case?

Should I Settle or Go to Trial for My Nebraska Personal Injury Case?

Personal injury cases are often emotionally charged and financially demanding affairs that arise when an individual suffers harm due to someone else’s negligence or intentional actions. When pursuing compensation in a personal injury claim, one major decision the accident victim must make is whether to settle the case or take it to court.聽 Both options […]

Self-Driving Vehicle Safety in Nebraska

Self-Driving Vehicle Safety in Nebraska

With technology advancing as rapidly as it has in the last 20 or so years, self-driving cars seem like an inevitability, rather than a possibility. Companies like Tesla, Waymo, Volvo, and even Ford and Honda have all tested and incorporated self-driving technology in their vehicles in recent years. For many people, however, one major concern […]

Rules of the Road for Nebraska Bicyclists: What You Need to Know

Rules of the Road for Nebraska Bicyclists: What You Need to Know

As the weather finally starts to warm up, we at The Advocates are excited to see more people out riding bicycles and enjoying the sunshine. It鈥檚 important, though, to make sure that cyclists and motorists alike are following bicycle safety guidelines in order to avoid accidents.   We鈥檒l go over some of the most important […]

Nebraska Courtroom Etiquette

Nebraska Courtroom Etiquette

If your case is going to litigation, you鈥檒l need to appear in court. Your attorney will take care of the most important matters, but a court appearance is still a serious occasion and should be treated as such. If the judge finds that you are not respecting them, the court staff, or court proceedings in […]

Most Dangerous Dog Breeds in Nebraska

Most Dangerous Dog Breeds in Nebraska

At The Advocates, we love our dogs as much as anyone鈥搕hey can be great running partners, cuddle buddies, and companions. However, it鈥檚 important to remember that man鈥檚 best friend descended from wolves, and many of them still have instincts that can make them dangerous. Using a 13-year study completed by dogsbite.org, we鈥檝e compiled a list […]

Lyft Accident Attorney in Nebraska

Lyft Accident Attorney in Nebraska

Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft have become increasingly popular over the last decade, particularly in larger cities like New York and Los Angeles. They can be a useful alternative to taxis, public transportation, and private vehicles. However, Lyft drivers can be involved in auto accidents just like any other motorist, often resulting in property […]

Hunting Accidents in Nebraska

Hunting Accidents in Nebraska

Nebraska is an excellent place for hunting, thanks to its supply of big game, waterfowl, wild turkeys, and more. Hunters can enjoy the sport throughout the fall and winter, depending on the types of game they hunt. Most hunters are passionate about their sport and take care to follow gun safety guidelines while hunting. However, […]

Nebraska Roads Rank 21st in Nation

Nebraska Roads Rank 21st in Nation

According to the 26th Annual Highway Report put out by the Reason Foundation, Nebraska鈥檚 state highway system ranks 21st when compared to the rest of the United States. This is a nine-spot decline for Nebraska roads from the previous year, when the Cornhusker State ranked 12th. The report looks at state highway budgets compared with […]

Nebraska Helmet Laws: What You Need to Know

Nebraska Helmet Laws: What You Need to Know

Motorcycle season is quickly approaching, and if you鈥檙e planning on riding in Nebraska, it鈥檚 essential to know their laws. Whether you live in the state or are just passing through, the best way to keep yourself safe is to familiarize yourself with local requirements. Nebraska Motorcycle Helmet Laws According to the Insurance Institute for Highway […]

Personal Injury FAQs

Personal Injury FAQs

The personal injury claims process can be lengthy, complex, and overwhelming. It鈥檚 normal to have questions. Your attorney is your best source of information and legal expertise, but we鈥檝e compiled the answers to some of the questions we hear most below. Do I need a personal injury attorney? Not every accident requires an attorney. Some […]

Top 10 Facts About Whiplash in Nebraska

Top 10 Facts About Whiplash in Nebraska

Whiplash is the single most common type of injury reported following a car accident. Indeed, a full two-thirds of all bodily injury legal claims from car accidents are whiplash related. Over three million new cases of whiplash occur each year in the United States. Chances are you already know someone who has chronic neck pain […]

What is the Personal Injury Claims Process?

What is the Personal Injury Claims Process?

If you鈥檝e been injured in an accident that was likely someone else鈥檚 fault, you鈥檙e probably wondering what you should do next. When involved in聽any kind of collision caused by someone else, it鈥檚 always important to remember that you have the right to speak with a personal injury attorney before making any decisions. The key to聽recovering […]

Do I Need a Nebraska Car Accident Lawyer?

Do I Need a Nebraska Car Accident Lawyer?

If you were recently involved in a collision, you may be asking yourself: Do I need to hire an Omaha car accident lawyer? Because filing a personal injury claim requires years of legal experience and training, you should always consult with a聽personal injury attorney聽before making a claim by yourself. There are certain types of injuries […]

Accidents Involving a Pedestrian in Nebraska

Accidents Involving a Pedestrian in Nebraska

The traffic laws regarding pedestrians are chiefly concerned with protecting those on foot from being involved in an accident with a vehicle. Accidents between pedestrians and vehicles are often tragic and leave the victim with significant injuries. Despite these protective laws, accidents involving vehicles and pedestrians are all too common. Over the last decade Nebraska […]

Average Nebraska Car Accident Settlement

Average Nebraska Car Accident Settlement

How Much of a Settlement for a Nebraska Car Accident? Car accidents can cause several types of serious injuries. The head, neck, shoulders, back, arms, and legs are all vulnerable to injury in most every automobile collision. Depending on the force of your impact, where your vehicle was struck, and what kind of vehicles are […]

The Most Dangerous Roads in Nebraska

The Most Dangerous Roads in Nebraska

5 Tips for Staying Safe on the Most Dangerous Roads in Nebraska Make no mistake, agriculture is big business in Nebraska. Over 90% of the state being either farms or ranches and cattle outnumbering people 3 to 1. But there is more to the cornhusker state than just corn-fed beef. This midwestern state in the […]

Nebraska Traumatic Brain Injury FAQ

Nebraska Traumatic Brain Injury FAQ

Top Ten Questions About Traumatic Brain Injuries in Nebraska All it takes is a moment to turn your world upside down. You were sure you would shake off that dazed feeling. The blow was not anything you have not taken in stride before. Suddenly you do not feel at all like yourself. Once simple day-to-day […]

Nebraska Traumatic Brain Injury Explainer

Nebraska Traumatic Brain Injury Explainer

One of the most common and, not to mention, dangerous injuries one can suffer in a car accident in Nebraska is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Most people are familiar with traumatic brain injuries but are unaware that the term is actually a broad classification for several types of brain injuries. Such injuries are caused […]

Do I Need a Lawyer After a Nebraska Car Crash?

Do I Need a Lawyer After a Nebraska Car Crash?

Why You Need an Attorney After Your Nebraska Car Crash If you were recently involved in a collision you may be wondering: Do I need a lawyer after my accident? You not only have the right to speak with an attorney before initiating contact with an insurance adjuster, you also have the right to hire […]

The Most Dangerous Roads in Alaska

The Most Dangerous Roads in Alaska

  The Most Dangerous Roads in Alaska Alaska is certainly where the wild things are. Imagine the population of Seattle spread out over an area equal to Washington, California, and Oregon combined. Vast wildernesses and a desolate tundra filled with wild animals of all sorts dominate the Alaskan landscape. In fact, there is one grizzly […]

10 Facts About Whiplash in Nebraska

10 Facts About Whiplash in Nebraska

  Whiplash is the single most common type of injury reported following a car accident. Nearly two-thirds of all bodily injury legal claims caused by car accidents are whiplash related. Each year in the United States, over three million new cases of whiplash occur. Chances are that you already know someone who has chronic neck […]