Chris and James Welsh of Welsh & Welsh
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Personal Injury Lawyer - Omaha

Personal Injury Attorneys in Omaha, Nebraska

Accidents, from car crashes to slip-and-falls, can cause serious personal injury. If you have suffered injuries due to someone else's negligence or fault, you can take action and seek compensation for your damages. You have the right to recover compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more. Omaha personal injury lawyers At Welsh & Welsh can help you receive the settlement you deserve. We have been representing the Omaha community for over 65 years. No matter how complex your case is, we can help you.

We're Licensed In Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri

Recovering after a serious injury or accident can be difficult, but when that injury or incident was caused by the careless, reckless, or otherwise negligent actions of another person or corporation, the recovery process can seem needlessly brutal. You may feel like the entire world is collapsing. You may wonder if that individual or company will harm someone else next. You may wonder if the American justice system has perhaps left your side.

We’re here to tell you that there is always hope. You’ve come to the right law firm. At Welsh & Welsh PC, LLO, our Omaha personal injury lawyers are committed to helping residents in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri obtain justice and ensure they can provide for their families after a tragic injury. With our help, you won’t have to wonder if a reckless drunk driver may get behind the wheel again. Lawsuits send a message that’s impossible to ignore. Personal injury claims are also civil matters and can be filed in addition to criminal charges.

When a lawyer files a successful claim against a negligent nursing home, for example, or a careless trucker who caused a serious crash, you may be able to receive compensation, often referred to as damages, that can potentially be used to pay for your past, current, and future medical bills and your lost wages if you were unable to work. You may also be able to recover compensation that aims to make up for some of the pain, mental anguish, and suffering you and your family have endured. 

Hiring an experienced injury lawyer from Welsh & Welsh can give you the room you need to recover in a stress-free environment as we take over all legal tasks—including dealing with overbearing insurance adjusters. You can rest easy knowing that a personal injury lawsuit never costs the victim a cent unless their case is successful—and even then, our attorney’s fees are taken out of the final verdict or settlement. Nothing is ever owed upfront in an injury-related case. This ensures that every victim can get the help they need to move forward.  

If you’re considering hiring a personal injury attorney, it’s vital to remember that all claims have a limited amount of time they must be filed during for the case to be valid. This period is commonly referred to as the statute of limitations. Most personal injury statutes of limitations in Nebraska are limited to 1-2 years. Since different types of cases may have different statutes, you’ll need to reach out to an attorney to find out the precise requirements of your case.

Whether you were involved in a serious car accidenttruck accident, or need help with a product liability or medical malpractice claim, we’re on your side. Contact our Nebraska office today to speak with an experienced Omaha personal injury lawyer who can walk you through the process of filing a claim. We’re happy to offer a no-obligation consultation at no cost to you and tell you if taking legal action is in your best interest.

A personal injury claim is a civil lawsuit by an injured person against the person, business, or organization responsible for their injuries. Personal injury claims seek to compensate the claimant for the physical, psychological, or emotional injury caused by the at-fault party. Some of the damages you can recover if you prevail include:

  1. Economic damages, also known as special damages, that cover the financial losses resulting from the injury. For example, loss of future earning capacity, lost wages and income, incurring medical expenses, legal fees, and property damages.
  2. Non-economic damages, also known as general damages, that cover non-financial damages such as emotional distress, pain, and suffering.
  3. Punitive damages intended to punish the negligent party
Personal injury cases on the grounds of negligence include car accidents, premises liability accidents, medical malpractice, and wrongful death. If your injuries are a result of a defective product, you can file a strict liability claim. Even if you have suffered injuries due to an intentional wrong, such as sexual assault, you are entitled to compensation if you file a personal injury claim.

Nebraska uses the modified comparative negligence principle in personal injury cases. Courts compare the percentage of fault and negligence between all parties involved to determine the level of liability and recoverable damages. If the claimant's fault is determined at 50% or more, they will not be able to recover any damages.

The modified comparative negligence principle seeks to prevent fraudulent claims but also allows victims who partially contribute to their injuries to get compensation.

Even if your negligence contributed partially to the accident, the other party can still be held responsible. Contact our law firm today to claim what you are due.

A personal injury lawyer can provide you with legal representation and ensure that you get fair compensation for your injuries and damages. An experienced personal injury attorney can:

  • Investigate and gather evidence about the accident
  • Document your injuries and Analyze medical reports
  • Calculate your damages
  • Interview witnesses
  • Draft and file a lawsuit on your behalf
  • Negotiate with the at-fault party's insurance company
  • Represent you throughout the process
  • Guide and advise you on legal matters

In most cases, the defendant's lawyers can attempt to limit liability and damages. They attempt to show the plaintiff's fault in the accident or try to settle out of court for a much lesser offer. Your lawyer can protect your interests and right to a fair settlement.

Our Omaha injury lawyers handle the following personal injury cases:

  • Motor vehicle accidents, including car, motorcycle, and truck accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Wrongful death
  • Slip-and-fall
  • Defective products
  • Workplace accidents
  • Nursing home abuse
  • Premises liability

Our personal injury lawyers have a proven track record of success in handling personal injury claims across Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri. For over six decades, these communities have trusted us to recover the settlement they deserve because we:

  • Offer vigorous representation
  • Provide exceptional communication
  • Prioritize strong attorney-client relationships
  • Offer empathetic and experienced advice and counsel
  • Are a father and son super team

No matter how complex your personal injury case is, our attorneys at Welsh & Welsh can help you. We understand how difficult it is to manage a personal injury claim on your own, especially if your injuries are serious.

We are ready to analyze your case, calculate damages, and take your claim to court. We are familiar with personal injury law, the legal process, and how insurance companies can try to underpay you.

Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with Omaha's go-to personal injury lawyers.

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Don’t take our word for it. Here’s what our clients have to say.

"Thank you so much for the free consultation and the information you provided for me. It was greatly appreciated. Thanks again for your kindness. " - Linda L.
"Your compassion, knowledge, expertise and time you put into my case exceeded my expectations. You are a wonderful caring lawyer and made us feel you truly cared about us." - Jeanne and Mike H.
"Thanks again for believing in my case when no one would get involved. I don't know what I what I would have done without you as my lawyer." - Jennifer M.
"We are so deeply touched by your hard work representing our daughter who tragically died because a trucking company hired a driver who had been in many accidents before and should never have been on the road. Your knowledge and lawyering made the difference. " - Tony and Beth M.


How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim in Omaha?

Personal injury settlements take about 14 to 45 days in Omaha. However, they can last for months and years, depending on the complexity of the case and the number of involved parties. It also depends on the victim's health state.

What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims in Omaha, NE?

The statute of limitations for filing personal injury cases in Nebraska is two to four years, depending on the case. If you fail to file your lawsuit within the specified period, the court could deny your claim and lose the right to get compensation for your injuries.

Where Are the Laws Governing Personal Injury Cases in Nebraska?

Chapter 25 of the Nebraska Revised Statutes includes civil procedure laws that apply to personal injury and insurance claims.


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