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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 [...]

19Jul, 2018

Disability Law: The Right to Visit Elderly or Disabled Relatives

By |July 19th, 2018|Categories: Appealing Litigation, Disability Law, Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

At times, caregivers of elderly or disabled individuals, and family members of these individuals, may be at odds with each other. Among other struggles, caregivers may, at times, isolate the individuals from their loved ones. Nebraska recently enacted LB 122, a bill intended to prevent caregivers from arbitrarily denying visitation [...]

27Jun, 2018

Lawyers are Not Guarantors: Proving Causation in Legal Malpractice Cases

By |June 27th, 2018|Categories: Expert Witnesses, Legal Malpractice, Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Your client had a great case. Or so you thought – just before the jury came back and found for the opposing party. Your disgruntled client is now looking to you to make her whole. Are you on the hook for the disappointing results? Of course, the answer depends [...]

5May, 2018

Thinking of Suing Your Client for Unpaid Fees? Think Twice.

By |May 5th, 2018|Categories: Ethics, Litigation Tips, Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor|Tags: , |0 Comments

  We've all been there. Long days.  Late nights. Slogging away for the benefit of your client. Then, when you send the bill to be paid for your time, nothing happens. Days, weeks and months go by, to no avail.  Your follow up letters, emails and phone calls fare no better.  [...]

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