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.
After a traumatic brain injury (TBI), you may be left reeling with physical and mental disabilities and huge medical bills. If your brain injury was caused by the negligence of another, you have legal rights for financial compensation and retribution. Please take this quiz to find out if our attorneys can help you with your case:
If you have been injured in a truck accident in Omaha, Norfolk, or surrounding areas of Nebraska, you may be surprised to find that establishing liability is often far from straight forward. There are a number of moving parts involved in the moving of freight – both intra and interstate – and each of these may play a role in, and be held partially liable for, injuries incurred in a trucking accident.
AAA estimates a record breaking 103 million Americans will travel over 50 miles from their homes this Holiday Season. Despite there being fewer travel days this year, more than 93.5 million people are expected to make their Holiday travels by car alone.
Halloween can be an exciting and fun day for people of all ages, but it is important to talk to your kids about safe behavior to help guard against accidents and ensure a good time is had by all.