Tragically, accidents involving large trucks kill thousands of people each year, and injure tens of thousands more. The severe crashes are often catastrophic when they involve smaller vehicles. Please see our slide show to learn more about the most relevant crash statistics regarding large trucks.
When you are injured in a motor vehicle accident caused by someone else's negligence, you need and deserve an experienced advocate on your side. At Copple, Rockey, & Schlecht, we do not stop working until the best possible results have been obtained.
In a successful claim, the injured victim is awarded "damages," which is compensation for how the injury has affected the victim's life. Call our Omaha and Lincoln attorneys to find out if you may be owed damages: 402-371-4300.
With Thanksgiving happening next week, the busy holiday season has begun. Holidays throughout the year involve increased travel, including by car. Many of these holidays also bring about a spike in motor vehicle accidents, and there are several factors which may influence the rise in crashes:
Attorney David Copple is proud to have been honored by Northeast Community College. The ceremony was held last month at the Lifelong Learning Center, which is located on the Norfolk campus of Northeast. Mr. Copple and another individual were recognized for their significant service and contributions to the college.
Car, truck, and motorcycle accidents injure and kill thousands of people every year. Understanding the leading causes of traffic accidents can help you avoid engaging in dangerous behavior and put you on alert for those around you who may be endangering your life. If you are injured in a car accident in Nebraska, contact Copple, Rockey, & Schlecht online or call 402-371-4300 to schedule a consultation at our Omaha or Norfolk location.
In 2015, traffic deaths rose by 7.7%, the largest single-year jump in 50 years. Nearly 36,000 people died in traffic accidents in 2015, with the largest increase in fatalities among males aged 46 to 50. However, males aged 16 to 25 and over the age of 65 were responsible for a majority of the fatal auto accidents in 2015.
Just in time for the Super Bowl, Tostitos’ has introduced a new bag of chips that can tell when you’ve been drinking. The new bag design contains a sensor that is calibrated to detect alcohol on a person’s breath.