Eric Chandler is an experienced injury attorney and former criminal prosecutor whose experience of representing both plaintiffs and defendants gives him unique insight into how each of his client’s cases should be handled.
Mr. Chandler is a member of the Nebraska Bar Association, American Bar Association and Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys. He has also been recognized as a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, as well as a recipient of The National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Attorney Award.
Eric was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska and attended Burke High School before heading to The University of Kansas for undergraduate school. Following graduation, Eric moved back home to Nebraska where he received his law degree from The University of Nebraska College of Law.
Eric’s first job following law school was as a criminal prosecutor with the Douglas County Attorney’s Office. In 2007, he left his job with the Douglas County Attorney’s Office to open The Law Office of Eric R. Chandler, PC, LLO. Since 2007, The Law Office of Eric R. Chandler has been devoted to helping clients who have either been injured in an accident or are facing criminal prosecution.
Our office specializes in personal injury and criminal defense law. We are focused on helping individuals who have suffered injuries as the result of an accident or are facing criminal prosecution.
Car, Truck & Motorcycle Accidents
In Nebraska, there was one car accident every 17 minutes in 2013. Over 16,000 people were injured in a car accident and 211 people were killed as a result. Many of these accidents were not simply “accidents”, but were the result of negligence on behalf of at least one driver involved. A significant number were caused by drivers who were operating their motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and it is estimated that even a greater number were caused by texting or use of cell phones while driving.
After being injured in a motor vehicle accident, it is important that you are able to focus on your medical treatment. Acting as your Omaha car accident lawyer, our office will fully explain your options, as well as the insurance claims process and the possibility of litigation. We will focus on making sure you get the treatment you need and are treated fairly so that you can focus on getting better.
We focus on motor vehicle accident injury claims but provide representation for many different types of accident injury cases, including, but not limited to cases involving:
Dog Bite Injuries
Head Injuries/Brain Injuries
Wrongful Death Claims
We work on a Contingency Fee basis, meaning we only get paid if you are successful on your claim. There are absolutely no upfront costs and all initial consultations are free. If you have recently been injured in an accident, contact our office today for a free consultation or submit a request for a free case evaluation online.
After a work injury, it’s normal to be overwhelmed and confused by the rules and laws related to what an employee owes an injured worker. Many people who are hurt at work find that working with an experienced work comp lawyer is the best way to get the medical treatments and money for time missed at work that they deserve. If you have been involved in a work-related injury, contact us for a free consultation so we can give you options for moving forward.
Criminal Defense and DUI Defense
Every day we hear on the news about some new criminal matter. Facing criminal prosecution, whether it is a felony, misdemeanor, or DUI, can have a serious impact on both you and your family. No one plans on being arrested, but if it happens, it is important you have representation who can form a strong defense on your behalf, make sure you understand your rights and make sure those rights are protected.
As an Omaha criminal defense lawyer, Eric Chandler many types of criminal cases at both the state and federal levels, including:
Our office works on a flat fee structure for most criminal cases, allowing the client to know in advance how much representation will cost them financially throughout the course of litigation. If you have recently been arrested for DUI or other criminal charges in Omaha, or other surrounding areas, contact our office today to discuss your options