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Commercial Litigation for Nebraska Car Accident Cases

By Domina Law Group pc llo  Jul. 17, 2013 9:35a

The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS) reported that 181 people died and another 16,108 were injured in traffic accidents on the state's roads and highways in 2011. A traffic crash occurred every 16 minutes. 44 people were injured and one person was killed every 48 hours. These vehicle crashes cost the state more than $693 million in economic costs. They cost the individuals and families in these crashes untold pain, suffering, trauma, anxiety, and additional financial expenses related to medical bills, funeral bills, and burial costs.

In 2012, 1,779 Nebraska traffic crashes were alcohol-related. 10,605 DUI arrests were made that year ending in 9,528 convictions. In 2011, 3,515 drivers were involved in accidents due to distracted driving, which included distraction from cell phone usage as well as other devices and activities causing driver inattention. Out of this number, 1,213 were involved in injury accidents. According to the Nebraska Department of Transportation (DOT), approximately 1 in 6 fatal crashes in the nation are a result of a distracted driver with the most frequent driver distraction being cell phone talking or texting. When driving while texting, the risk of an auto accident is increased by 23 times. The age group with the highest percentage of distracted drivers is the group aged 20 and less, followed by those aged 20 to 39.

Nebraska Car Accident Attorney Serving the Nation

Automobile collisions comprise the most common cause of personal injury claims and litigation. Where negligence on the part of another driver, a car or auto parts manufacturer, or some other entity is involved, those who are injured or the families of those who have been killed have a right to seek legal compensation. Sometimes the legal action in such cases will lead to civil litigation in the courtroom. The Domina Law Group is a law firm that excels in trial work. The legal team is composed of active trial lawyers who actually engage in trial practice and who have a track record of success and the national recognition which proves their worth in the legal arena.

The firm handles all types of civil litigation, from car accidents to other types of personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, nursing home abuse, professional malpractice, agricultural law, cattle law, dairy law, environmental law, farm and land disputes, and more. The attorneys at the firm have won more than $2 billion in verdicts and settlements for their clients in cases spanning the nation. They have taken more than 450 trials to verdicts and have obtained multi-million dollar judgments in 11 states. If you need legal help after a personal injury incident, contact the firm to get your questions answered in a free consultation.

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