Revisiting the Main Components for a Compensable Claim: Whether an Accident “Arises Out of” and “In the Course of Employment.”

To recover benefits under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act, an employee must establish by a preponderance of the evidence (more than 50%) that the accident both arose out of and was in the course of his or her employment. Neb. Rev. Stat. § 48-101;  Logsdon v. ISCO Co., 260 Neb. 624, 618 N.W.2d 667 (2000).  […]

ASSAULT CHARGES 2

ASSAULT RELATED CRIMES Attorney Robert Williams If you have been arrested in Nebraska on assault charges, you could be facing imprisonment, hefty fines and other serious consequences. Assault convictions can follow you for the rest of your life and could affect your future employment, gun rights, voting rights and more. Take control of your future by [...]

DUI/DWI ALCOHOL 2

DUI/DWI ALCOHOL (.08 BAC) AND DUI DRUG, INCLUDING AGGRAVATED (+.15 BAC) OR MULTIPLE OFFENSES AND IGNITION INTERLOCK PERMIT (IIP) With the changes to the Ignition Interlock and Nebraska state DUI laws over the past decade, you will certainly want an experienced attorney on your side, particularly someone that appreciates the nuances involved with reviewing and [...]

DRUG RELATED CHARGES 2

DRUG RELATED CHARGES Attorney Robert Williams If you have been arrested in Nebraska on drug charges, you could be facing imprisonment, hefty fines and other serious consequences. In fact, even people who have “paid their debt” for a drug crime are still haunted by their past when they search for employment, apply to colleges, or [...]

CRIMINAL DEFENSE LITIGATION 2

Criminal Defense Litigation Do you need an experienced attorney who is always in your corner to fight a criminal charge? Robert Williams has the expertise you need for the best possible defense. DUI DUI/DWI Alcohol (.08 BAC) and Drug, Including Aggravated (.15 BAC) or Multiple Offenses. DRUG RELATED CHARGES All Drug Related Cases (possession, transport, [...]

ASSAULT RELATED CHARGES

ASSAULT RELATED CHARGES Assault Cases (1st degree, 2nd degree, 3rd degree) Assault and Battery under Omaha City Code Sexual Assault Crimes Statutory Rape Assault by a Confined Person Assault on a Healthcare Professional, Officer or State Actor Strangulation False Imprisonment Terrorist Threats Disorderly Conduct and Disturbing the Peace Fight by Mutual Consent ASSAULT RELATED CRIMES [...]

DRUG RELATED CHARGES

Types of drug related cases we handle: All Drug Related Cases (possession, transport, or delivery of Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Marijuana, THC derivatives, edibles and more) Drug Possession With Intent to Distribute Interstate 80 and Highway Drug Stops Drug Dog Cases Transport of Drugs from Colorado Drug related DUI/DWI DRUG RELATED CHARGES Attorney Robert Williams If you [...]

Penalties

The penalty provisions of the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act can be stiff, but with diligent investigation and effective communication, they are easily avoidable. The primary penalties are 50% waiting time penalties on indemnity benefits and attorney’s fees.  The penalties are triggered when an employer and/or insurance carrier fail to pay compensable indemnity or medical expenses […]