Omaha Car Accident Personal Injury Attorney
Because hundreds of car crashes happen daily in Nebraska, almost everyone will have an accident eventually. The Personal Injury Lawyers at Montag Law Office utilizes superior experience, knowledge, and staff to achieve outstanding results for our injury clients. We have the expertise to handle large and small claims quickly and cost-effectively.
Things To Do After Getting Injured In An Auto Accident:
- If you need medical treatment get it. Don’t go to the doctor if you are sure you weren’t hurt. However, since minor accident-related pain can sometimes be the only initial symptom of a serious medical condition, consider getting checked by a doctor if you are unsure about how badly you were injured.
- Photograph your injuries, all involved vehicles, and the accident scene.
- Get the name, address and phone number of all drivers, passengers, and witnesses.
You have an obligation to cooperate with your own insurance company’s investigation of the accident. However, be careful about talking to insurance companies. It is a good idea to have an experienced injury attorney present while you make any recorded statement. We sometimes observe unscrupulous insurance adjusters trying to trick injury victims into signing releases of injury claims along with the legitimate releases that should accompany property settlements. For this reason, injury victims should get legal advice prior to signing anything.
Circumstances That Could Entitle You To Receive Compensation
One of the most common phrases in the advertising of injury lawyers is “If you were injured in an accident that was not your fault”. This phrase has been repeated so often because it summarizes the considerations that go into evaluating possible injury claims. To have a claim that interests an injury attorney, your accident must be caused by negligence. Negligence means carelessness. Accidents caused intentionally or by acts of God are not eligible for compensation for pain and suffering, which is what accident attorneys seek from insurance companies. Some examples of negligent driving are as follows: distracted driving – especially with smartphones, aggressive or inattentive driving, drunk driving.
What Is The Amount You Are Entitled To?
How much you can recover is related to how much you were harmed. Frequently victims are surprised at how high their losses are from an auto accident injury. If you were injured, do not contact the negligent driver’s insurance yourself. They will try to settle for far less than fair compensation. Even your own company might want you to sign a waiver preventing you from getting all that you should. Please do not sign anything before you discuss your case with an experienced personal injury attorney such as Steven A. Montag.
Some Typical Cases Accepted by the Personal Injury Attorney at Montag Law Office
Car Accident Injury
In 2016, over 12,000 Nebraskans were injured in motor vehicle accidents. Approximately half of the accidents involved at least one automobile (car). Other types of motor vehicles that were involved in significant numbers of accidents included vans, utility vehicles, heavy trucks, pickup trucks, and motorcycles. Although a car accident is much less likely to result in a fatality than an accident involving a heavy truck or a motorcycle, car accidents still cause the most injuries because they are more common. The personal injury lawyers at Montag Law Office has represented thousands of Nebraskans for their car accident injuries.
Motorcycle Accident Injury
Some people claim to have difficulty seeing motorcycles because they are smaller than other vehicles. Everyone knows motorcycle accidents are more likely than other types of accidents to cause serious injuries or fatalities. This is because of inattentive drivers who don’t see you and because motorcycles don’t provide much protection to riders. Steven Montag can help make sure you receive fair compensation for motorcycle accident injuries.
Pickup Truck Accident Injuries
The rules for pickup truck accidents are the same as for car accidents. We have handled lots of these.
Many car-bicycle accidents are caused by drivers who fail to watch for bicycles. Automobile-caused bicycle collisions include failure to yield, distraction, neglecting to check blind spots and intoxication.