The Nebraska Litigation & Trial Advisor provides commentary on legal issues important to Midwest businesses and their owners.
If You Can’t Get In Through the Front Door, Go Through the Back Door: Cross-Appealing on a Petition for Further Review
Last week the Nebraska Supreme Court decided an interesting appellate jurisdictional question. In Picard v. P& C Group I, 306 Neb. 292, the Supreme Court confronted allocation in a worker’s compensation case. The plaintiff had twice suffered work-related injuries, each to a different body part. Both injuries resulted in permanent partial disability and loss of earning capacity. The question was whether the worker’s compensation court could apportion any loss of [...]