Injured at Work? Know Your Rights

Your Rights as an Injured Worker

Workers in certain industries face a risk of injury every day. No matter your occupation, you should be able to go to work without fearing for your safety. If you suffer a work injury or occupational illness, you have rights. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to know exactly what your rights and obligations are after […]

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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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