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22Sep, 2021

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

By |September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Appealing Litigation, Latest News|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 its $1,000 medical payment subrogation interest pursuant to the common fund doctrine. Standard Practice The common practice in Nebraska is [...]

25Aug, 2021

Best Lawyers In America 2022

By |August 25th, 2021|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Lamson Dugan & Murray LLP is proud to announce that 15 of their attorneys have been recognized in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This recognition is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Congratulations to the following Partners! Appellate Practice William R. Settles Bet-the-Company Litigation William M. Lamson, Jr Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law [...]

25Aug, 2021

Daniel Waters – Presenter at the Ag Law Summit

By |August 25th, 2021|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Daniel Waters, Partner at Lamson Dugan & Murray LLP, will be presenting at the Ag Law Summit: Law, Tax, and Regulation in America on Friday, September 3, 2021 at Mahoney State Park in Ashland, Nebraska. Mr. Waters will be presenting on Farm Succession and Continuity Planning. His presentation will discuss the challenges of transitioning an agricultural business across multi-generations. This event is hosted by the Washburn University School of Law. [...]

13Jul, 2021

Partners Daniel Chesire and Mark Novotny Recognized by the Nebraska Defense Counsel Association

By |July 13th, 2021|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

At this year’s annual meeting the Nebraska Defense Counsel Association recognized Daniel Chesire and Mark Novotny for their excellent work as defense trial attorneys.  Dan received the Masters Emeritus Award and Mark received the Defense Counsel of the Year Award.  Congratulations Dan and Mark! The Nebraska Defense Counsel Association is a state-wide association dedicated to serving the needs of their members.  Membership is open to Nebraska attorneys who devote a [...]

6Jul, 2021

Iowa Supreme Court Values Closely Held Farm Corps

By |July 6th, 2021|Categories: Farm Management, Latest News, Midwest Agricultural Law|2 Comments

A recent case issued by the Iowa Supreme Court addressed the “fair value” of stock in a closely held farm corporation buyout. In Guge v. Kassel Enterprises, No. 19-2151 (Iowa Sup. Ct June 18, 2021), the Court provided clarity for determining what factors Iowa courts consider in calculating the “fair value” of a corporation in lieu of a dissolution proceeding. In Guge, three siblings owned all of the shares of [...]

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