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Daniel P. Lenaghan

  • Owner


Practice Areas

  • Worker’s Compensation
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Defense


Dan represents employers and insurance companies in all areas of workers’ compensation law, including non-litigated file review and negotiation, litigation, mediation, settlements and appeals. He has defended claims for permanent total disability, dependent death benefits, and significant lifetime medical benefits. Ever mindful of the challenges facing employers and insurers in a changing legal landscape, Dan strives to offer practical solution-based advice to his clients and utilize cost-efficient litigation strategies.


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. – 2005
  • Saint Louis University
    • B.A. – 2002
  • St. Louis University Center for Health Law Studies
    • Honors:
      Certificate in Health Law

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska, 2005
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska, 2005

Professional Associations

  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • Omaha Bar Association
  • Nebraska Defense Counsel Association

Representative Cases

  • Walter v. Douglas Trade Service and Crematory (2017), Plaintiff alleged a low back injury and offered supporting medical evidence. At trial, Mr. Lenaghan obtained a defense verdict.
  • Lassek v. Jerry Richard and Acuity (2018), Plaintiff alleged permanent total disability resulting from multiple member injuries.
  • Brown v. Meyer Automotive, Inc. (2019), Plaintiff claimed she was unable to work, but when confronted with surveillance video at trial suggesting Plaintiff was earning money cooking at home, Plaintiff was forced to change her testimony concerning informal employment. As a result, the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court reduced Plaintiff’s temporary disability claim by 50%.