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19Mar, 2019

Dave Schmitt Secures Summary Judgment Dismissal in Railroad Crossing Accident Case

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Partner Dave Schmitt successfully secured summary judgment dismissal in a crossing accident case in Iowa. The case involved an individual who ignored lowered crossing gates at an Iowa railroad crossing and ran across tracks when this individual was struck by the front corner of an oncoming train. Fortunately, the individual survived and quickly recovered from her physical injuries, although plaintiffs also claimed the individual suffered psychological, cognitive and behavioral difficulties [...]

15Mar, 2019

Attorneys Novotny & Dempsey – Case Dismissed

By |March 15th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Mark Novotny and Sarah Dempsey recently obtained the dismissal of a medical malpractice case filed against an orthopedic surgeon and his clinic arising out of a wrist surgery.  The plaintiff had attempted to assert the claim as a claim for battery in an attempt to use the longer statute of limitations for the alleged intentional tort instead of the expired statute of limitations for alleged professional negligence.  Mr. Novotny and [...]

20Feb, 2019

Storey – E & O Claims Presentation

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On February 14, 2019, Attorney Mike Storey presented for an hour at a member luncheon for the Independent Insurance Agents of Omaha.  The topic, “Recent Court Cases Affecting E&O Claims,” focused on the recent decision in Hansmeier v. Hansmeier, 25 Neb. App. 742 (2018). The presentation explored and compared various Nebraska cases to create helpful rules of thumb to avoid future E & O claims.  Mr. Storey, as well as various [...]

7Feb, 2019

Lamson Dugan & Murray Announces Catherine E French, Maria T Lighthall, and Adam R Feeney as Partners

By |February 7th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Lamson Dugan & Murray is pleased to announce that attorneys Catherine E. (Katie) French, Maria T. Lighthall, and Adam R. Feeney have become partners of the Firm as of January 1, 2019. Katie French Bio: https://www.ldmlaw.com/profiles/catherine-e-french/ Maria Lighthall Bio: https://www.ldmlaw.com/profiles/maria-t-lighthall/ Adam Feeney Bio: https://www.ldmlaw.com/profiles/adam-r-feeney/

31Jan, 2019

Coauthors Trent-Vilim and Hofer: Beyond The Pleadings

By |January 31st, 2019|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

LDM attorneys Cathy Trent-Vilim and Janae Hofer published a featured article in the January 2019, The Voice, Vol 18 Issue 4.  The article offers extrinsic evidence on Rule 12 motions.  See the article below. Beyond the Pleadings: Offering Extrinsic Evidence on Rule 12 Motions: voice_1_30_19          

28Jan, 2019

French – Legal Planning for Parents Presentation

By |January 28th, 2019|Categories: Latest News|0 Comments

Katie French is providing another FREE opportunity to see her presentation on Legal Planning for Parents. It will take place on Wednesday February 20th. The discussion will focus primarily on planning for parents with minor children, but also provide an overview of the process of probating a will, as well as what happens if you die without a will. Here is the link to RSVP, space is limited based on [...]