Personal Injury Lawyers Omaha, NE

Asleep at the Wheel Accident Lawyers

Our Omaha law firm can demand justice for you

Did another driver fall asleep at the wheel and cause your Omaha car accident? Or perhaps you're dealing with the death of a loved one who died in an accident caused by a tired driver? Either way, it's critical that you talk to a lawyer right away who understands the law in Nebraska and knows how to hold other drivers accountable for their actions.

The car accident attorneys at Ausman Law Firm P.C., L.L.O. can help you every step of the way. From filling out forms to investigating your accident, we will aggressively pursue justice on behalf of you and your family. We work this way because we know how much your case matters to you. If another driver fell asleep and caused your crash, that driver should be held responsible for their actions.

An asleep at the wheel accident lawyer at our law firm can make sure your injury claim gets the attention it rightfully deserves.

What makes asleep at the wheel accidents complicated

Asleep at the wheel accidents might seem straightforward. Another driver fell asleep and caused an accident. But these types of crashes often turn out to be very complicated for many different reasons, including:

  • The driver who fell asleep often has no memory of the accident.
  • The at-fault driver may try to blame you for causing the crash.
  • The other driver's insurance company may blame you or your loved one for causing the crash.
  • The other driver's insurance company may downplay the severity of the accident.
  • The insurance company may use conflicting evidence to deny your claim.

You know what really happened. We can work with you to set the record straight. Whether your car was hit by a drowsy driver who denies doing anything wrong or another situation, our dedicated asleep at the wheel lawyers can work with you to build a strong legal case.

Types of injuries

Asleep at the wheel accidents often result in serious injuries or fatalities. That's because these accidents typically involve high-speed, head-on collisions since the sleeping driver didn't slow down before impact. Common serious injuries associated with asleep at the wheel accidents include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Head injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Severe neck injuries
  • Broken bones

Whatever type of injury you're dealing with, we want to help you every step of the way. An experienced asleep at the wheel attorney from our law firm can review your case and explain your available legal options.

How our lawyers can help you

Evidence builds strong legal cases. This is especially true when it comes to asleep at the wheel accidents. That's why we want to get straight to work investigating your accident. As your attorney, we can review your accident report. We also regularly visit the scene of the crash and can consult with an accident reconstruction expert if necessary. Damage to your vehicle - and where it occurred - often says a lot about who was at fault in your accident.

We will then likely present our findings to the other driver's insurance company. They might agree with us and offer you a fair settlement. Or we can use such information to negotiate a better settlement with them or fight for you in court.

Whatever the scenario, you can count on our experienced car accident lawyers to be there for you when it matters most. Contact us and schedule your free case evaluation right now. We're on your side.

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Ausman Law Firm

9850 Nicholas St., Suite 305
Omaha, NE 68114
Phone: (402) 933-8140
Fax: (402) 913-3471