Personal Injury Attorneys

Serving Lincoln, Omaha, and all of Nebraska


We’re in your corner.

A major injury can disrupt your life. From medical bills to lost wages to disputes with an insurance company, it is easy to get overwhelmed after an injury. We advocate on your behalf so you can:


Focus on your recovery.


Find your new normal.


Fair compensation for you.

Get a free consultation in injury cases.

Our Process

Step 1

Listen to your story.

Let us know about your experience via our contact form or by calling (402) 475- 8230

Step 2

Evaluate your claim.

Next, we’ll look into whether you have a viable case.

Step 3

Gather evidence.

If we take you on as a client, we’ll gather records and build your case.

Step 4

Pursue justice.

We’ll work for a fair settlement and prepare to win your case in court.

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Who We Are

Seasoned Trial Lawyers

Our attorneys know Nebraska personal injury law inside out. We are well-known across the state for successfully representing thousands of injured individuals.

Relentless Advocates

We aggressively and persistently pursue a just outcome for our clients. Our team is committed to getting you the compensation you deserve.

Trusted Professionals

With our experience, we have earned a reputation for integrity. Over time we have built a foundation of respect in Lincoln, Omaha, and throughout Nebraska.

We don’t get paid unless you get paid.

In injury cases, we work on a contingency fee basis, which means we are paid a percentage of the settlement or verdict.

Our goal is the same as yours: to maximize your financial recovery.

Personal Injury Practice Areas

Car Accidents & Motor Vehicle Injuries

If you were in an auto accident due to another’s negligence, you may be eligible to recover lost wages, medical bills, and more. Whether you were injured as a driver, passenger, cyclist, or pedestrian, we’ll work to make sure you are compensated fairly.

Workers’ Compensation

If you experienced an on-the-job injury, we can help you recover what you are owed.

Wrongful Death

If you have lost a loved one due to another’s negligence, we’ll fight for justice. Our team will help you navigate legal issues with care and compassion during this difficult time.

Medical Malpractice

Medical negligence occurs when a medical provider fails to meet the standard of care in diagnosis or treatment and causes serious injury or death. If this happened to you or a loved one, you may have a viable malpractice claim.

Product Liability

If you or a loved one have been seriously injured by a dangerous or defective product, we fight for fair compensation.

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Increasing Safety

Most clients want more than compensation. They hope to prevent others from having the same experience. Our legal work often helps protect people in the future.


As a direct result of cases that we brought:


Hospitals and clinics improved patient care


Road designs and traffic signals were enhanced


Dangerous machines were made safer

Success Stories

“Keating O’Gara stood up for me and took the burden when I didn’t have the strength to stand for myself. When we sat face to face, they listened to my story as though I was their only client. It was relief knowing that I had a trustworthy and highly experienced team speaking on my behalf. It became apparent that they cared about me as a person as well as respecting my wishes. It was far more personable than I ever expected it to be. More than a typical attorney, it became the comfort of friendly faces and a highly compassionate experience that helped me get through a very traumatic time.”


“Keating O’Gara took a lot of the stress and worry about medical bills, etc. away from me after an accident and took it upon themselves. It allowed me to concentrate on healing and moving forward. Our attorney was very reassuring and that gave me a great deal of peace of mind during my recovery. The fact that he came to the hospital for the initial consultation spoke highly of his commitment to getting all the facts and details in order to move forward with the case. I am so very satisfied with the outcome. Thank you to Keating O’Gara for having such caring individuals working there!”


“When my wife and I were seriously injured in an automobile accident caused by an underinsured motorist, we relied on our faith, the support of family and friends and of course the incredible care of our physicians to help us confront those immediate physical challenges. Through the rehab, subsequent surgeries and adjustments to ‘new normals,’ we were fast approaching the end of our collective resilience to deal with, of all parties, the insurance companies and being our own advocates. Thankfully, we were referred to Keating, O’Gara, and a process we feared would take years to resolve began to look manageable. Our attorneys helped us navigate the maze of medical bills to ensure they were covered. More importantly, they allowed us to focus on trying to get back to normal while holding the responsible insurance companies accountable.”


“After a serious motorcycle accident injured my wife, we were initially just trying to get through the shock of her injuries and the trauma she experienced. We quickly found out that, on top of all the medical issues, there was a mountain of logistics and legal matters to take care of in dealing with multiple insurance companies and medical care providers. Thankfully, we were referred to Keating O’Gara. We had no idea where to start but the attorneys and staff at Keating, O’Gara knew exactly what to do and they handled everything. They were truly our advocates throughout the process and always made us feel like we could reach out to them with questions or concerns. This whole situation was a very stressful time in our lives and it would have turned out very differently if we hadn’t reached out to Keating O’Gara. They played a huge role in helping us through this chapter and we’re incredibly grateful.”


“After a serious accident, I was referred to Keating, O’Gara by a friend. After our initial conversation, I felt very comfortable retaining the firm to represent me. Throughout the process, my attorney explained my options and factors to take into consideration with each step. He provided direction, offered reassurance and was very personable. His wonderful legal assistant was communicative, provided clarification on items when needed and was always available when I had questions. She was so patient and kind. They were a great team to work with-thank your help and guidance!”


“I would first like to say thank you to both my attorney and his assistant for the amazing effort and hard work put in. As a mother, I was lost and did not know what to do after my daughter’s serious car accident. Madelynn and I are both very grateful to have had a great lawyer.”


“Our attorney and his assistant were kind, efficient, informative, professional, yet very approachable. They kept me up to date on what was happening with my legal case. I felt well-prepared for my deposition and pleasantly surprised at the amount of our settlement. Thank you for being so great at your job!”


“Jefferson Downing handled a wrongful death case for my three young children and me. He is a man of his word, honest, kind and compassionate—and an attorney who earned our trust and friendship over the course of a difficult and emotional legal process regarding my husband’s death. Jeff fights for the families and individuals who otherwise would not have a chance at justice.”


“My wife and I can’t recommend Keating O’Gara Law Firm enough! We were lost and didn’t know if or how to pursue our case after a traumatic and permanent injury from a medical procedure. Jeff Downing, along with his assistant Elizabeth, guided us the entire way through almost 4 years of the legal process with our medical malpractice case. They were thoughtful and caring throughout, and understood the emotional toll the legal process can be with depositions and playing the waiting game. Jeff was able to negotiate a settlement that went above our expectations, especially since medical malpractice cases rarely have a favorable outcome. My wife and I are truly grateful that the Good Lord led us to Jeff, and will not hesitate to use the firm again for all our legal needs.”

Matthew and Kelly

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