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1Mar, 2019

Does Nebraska’s Revised Summary Judgment Statute Require Submission Of A Statement Of Undisputed Material Facts?

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor|0 Comments

Appealing Litigation first addressed the 2017 “facelift” to the summary judgment statute in an October 2017 blog post. In her post, Partner Cathy Trent-Vilim noted that the revisions to Nebraska’s summary judgment statute, Neb. Rev. Stat. § 25-1332, now require the moving party, as well as the responding party, to [...]

23Jan, 2019

Looking Beyond the Pleadings for Motions to Dismiss: Part 3 of 3

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor, Pleading|Tags: , , |0 Comments

This is the third installment of a three-part blog series on evidence that courts may consider when deciding motions to dismiss without converting the motion to one for summary judgment. Previous blog posts in this series discussed the admissibility of certain documents, matters of public records, and subjects of judicial [...]

9Jan, 2019

Looking Beyond the Pleadings for Motions to Dismiss: Part 2 of 3

By |January 9th, 2019|Categories: Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor|0 Comments

As discussed in the previous blog post regarding evidence admissible for motions to dismiss, courts can only consider limited types of evidence when deciding motions to dismiss. Public Records and Judicially Noticed Matters Public records, and subjects of judicial notice, are other forms of evidence defendants can properly rely upon [...]

21Dec, 2018

Looking Beyond the Pleadings for Motions to Dismiss – Part 1 of 3

By |December 21st, 2018|Categories: Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor, Pleading|0 Comments

Defense attorneys sometimes file motions to dismiss in lieu of answering complaints. To support these motions, defense attorneys may offer evidence, which is often objected to by opposing counsel on grounds that the admission of evidence would convert the motion to dismiss to a motion for summary judgment. If the [...]

4Oct, 2018

Can my Company Really Be Sued in Nebraska? A Short Discussion on Personal Jurisdiction

By |October 4th, 2018|Categories: Appealing Litigation|0 Comments

Imagine Plaintiff John Doe has sued your company in, of all places, Nebraska. After consulting Google and confirming Nebraska does, in fact, have more cattle than people (6.6 million cattle to 1.8 million residents), you realize your company and have done little business in the State of Nebraska and has [...]

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