June is National Lane Courtesy Month. Lane courtesy is the simple but often overlooked practice of keeping the left lane open for faster moving vehicles. Our attorneys want to take this opportunity to remind you that this fundamental driving rule is not only legally enforceable but also incredibly beneficial.
Here in Nebraska, highway lane discipline laws state that you must keep to the right when traveling slower than the normal speed of traffic. Practicing lane courtesy makes our roads safer and more efficient because:
When a traffic collision involves a big rig, it is usually the innocent people in smaller vehicles that get hurt the worst. You or your passengers may need to be transported to a hospital right away to receive treatment for serious injuries. If you don’t require immediate medical attention, take these steps before you leave the scene to strengthen your...Read More
Filing a lawsuit may not be the best way to deal with friction in your business. It can be expensive, time-consuming, and messy. If you are interested in resolving a corporate or commercial dispute without going to court, mediation may be a good fit.
Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution method led by a neutral third party called a mediator. It is less formal than a trial or arbitration...Read More
The weather is warming up and that means we’re going to start seeing more bicyclists, motorcyclists, and pedestrians on the road. It’s a great time to remind everyone in our Omaha and Norfolk communities that we have a responsibility to keep each other safe. Our attorneys have seen the terrible aftermath of motor vehicle accidents and want to offer some simple tips to...Read More
You can’t control what other people do behind the wheel. But as a driver or passenger, you can take measures to protect yourself in case of a motor vehicle accident.
Buckling up is arguably the single most effective thing you can do to defend against careless and negligent motorists. Below, our Omaha attorneys debunk three common seat belt myths that could be standing between you...Read More
A car accident can turn your whole life upside down. Seeking financial compensation from the responsible party could be the best way to pick up the pieces. But how long will that process take?
Unfortunately, there is no clear-cut answer to this question. Settling a car accident claim could take anywhere from a few months to several years. It depends on many different...Read More
Injuries sustained in a truck accident are usually catastrophic, sometimes even deadly. Large, heavy tractor-trailers cause colossal damage when they collide with other vehicles or structures along the roadway.
If you were injured in a crash involving a semi-truck, or if a loved one was killed in such an accident, first we want to send our deepest sympathies for your situation. We have...Read More
As the weather continues to warm across Nebraska, you may be considering your next trip out on the motorcycle. That’s why it’s a great time to brush up on safety basics. You may have had your bike stored all winter, and it’s easy to get out of the habit of riding. We’ve outlined a few of the leading safety tips in this video.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a ...Read More