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14May, 2024

New Iowa Rules of Appellate Procedure

By |May 14th, 2024|Categories: Appealing Litigation, Appellate Work, Latest News|0 Comments

An appeal can be a powerful tool for litigants. An appeal allows an appellate court, a new group of judges, to review whether certain contested issues were properly ruled and decided on by the district court judge. For example, strong appellate advocacy can potentially reverse multimillion dollar verdicts or confirm [...]

20Feb, 2023

Why You Should Hire an Appellate Attorney Before Trial

By |February 20th, 2023|Categories: Appealing Litigation, Appellate Work, Latest News|0 Comments

Although an appeal comes after the trial is over, you should be thinking about hiring an appellate attorney long before the trial phase of a case. In fact, an appellate attorney can be a valuable resource throughout the pendency of your case in the trial court. How, you ask? First, [...]

22Sep, 2021

The worst $333 never spent and the continuation of the common fund doctrine.

By |September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Appealing Litigation, Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor|0 Comments

The common fund doctrine is alive and well in Nebraska, according to the Nebraska Supreme Court.  In Hauptman, O’Brien v Auto-Owners Ins. Co., 310 Neb. 147, - - N.W.2d - - (September 17, 2021), an injured plaintiff’s law firm sued Auto-Owners, the plaintiff’s automobile insurer. The insurer refused to reduce [...]

19Mar, 2021

Five Things You Should Know About Nebraska’s Legal Malpractice Limitations Period

By |March 19th, 2021|Categories: Legal Malpractice, Limitation of Liability, Litigation, Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor, Statute of Limitations, Statute of Repose|0 Comments

Legal malpractice claims are an unfortunate part of the practice of law.  Nebraska’s professional negligence statute is ‘occurrence based.’  See Neb. Rev. Stat. § 25-222.  That means the two-year limitations period is triggered by, and begins to run from, the date of the alleged negligent act or omission. As straightforward [...]

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