Why Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

Compensation for Workplace Injuries

Some workplaces are inherently dangerous. If you work in construction, agriculture, manufacturing, and other heavy industries, you may face the risk of serious injury every day you are on the job. Workers’ compensation law in Nebraska is a no-fault system. It is designed to compensate workers for injuries without requiring them to take their employer […]

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How to File a Workers’ Comp Claim in Nebraska (and the Limitations You May Face) 

Steps to Take After an Injury

In Nebraska, if an injury happens in the workplace (or while acting in the scope of your job duties), it’s handled through a special process called workers’ compensation. As in many states, the workers’ comp system in Nebraska was set up to reduce the number of lawsuits and fault-based claims that were being made between […]

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Common Causes of Work Injuries

Omaha workplace injury attorneys

Workplace injuries are more common than you might think. They can happen to almost any employee, from construction workers to administrative professionals. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows there were almost 3 million non-fatal workplace injuries in 2014. Factoring in the number of workers in the United States means that 3 out of every 100 […]

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Promoting Safe, Healthy Workplaces

Michael Khalili, attorney at Hauptman, O’Brien, Wolf & Lathrop in Omaha, said he is seeing employers being more vigilant than ever when it comes to the safety of their employees. “This is not just for the morale of the employees but for its bottom dollar,” he said. “I have noticed more safety gear being utilized and more extensive safety trainings and videos. In […]

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