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Werner v. Platte County (Part I): Get Excited About the Excited Utterance Hearsay Exception

Posted in Appellate Work, Direct/Redirect Examination, Discovery, Litigation Tips, Trial, Witness Preparation

LDM attorneys Cathy Trent-Vilim and Bill Lamson recently received a decision from the Nebraska Supreme Court affirming the maximum $1 million judgment obtained on behalf of Brian Werner in a suit against Platte County, Nebraska, arising from injuries Mr. Werner … Continue reading

Huskers Head To Horseshoe To Take On Ohio State

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On Saturday October 6, 2012 the Nebraska Cornhuskers will play their first B1G game in the Horseshoe.  Bo Pelini will be coaching against his Alma mater and the famed Urban Meyer.  After a comeback win against the Wisconsin Badgers, the media began … Continue reading

Don’t Let Leopard-Print Underwear – or a Social Media Misstep – Become the Beginning of the End of Your Legal Career!

Posted in Ethics

 This post is authored by Cathy Trent-Vilim, a partner in LDM’s litigation department. By Cathy Trent-Vilim: The use of social media has become so prevalent that oftentimes users do not think through the consequences of their posts.  In some instances, … Continue reading

Huskers to Scrimmage Against FCS Idaho State Bengals

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Based on Louisiana Monroe’s upset of Arkansas and overtime loss to Auburn, no opponent should be taken lightly.  Despite that, it is difficult to seriously discuss a game between a team with the history of the University of Nebraska and an Idaho State Bengal Big … Continue reading

Ethical Duty Owed Third Party Lienholder or Subrogation Interest

Posted in Ethics

We know attorneys have an ethical obligation to their own clients for the safekeeping of property under Nebraska’s Rules of Profession Conduct.  Neb.Rev.Stat. § 3-501.15.  This often arises in the area of personal injury litigation.  In fact, improper handling or usage of … Continue reading

Law Students' Suits Against Law Schools Dismissed

Posted in In-House Counsel

In February, one of our blogs noted lawsuits being filed by laws students seeking damages due to law schools misrepresenting employment and salary data.  This included suits against New York Law School and Thomas M. Cooley Law School .  The claims raised by the suits appeared … Continue reading

Red Sox Update – More Mediocrity and Injuries, Mixed With Some Whining

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The last time we checked in with the Fenway Nine was just about a month ago.  At that point, the Red Sox were 27-25, a .519 clip, 3 games out of first place and in last place in the AL East.  … Continue reading

Nava's Contributions Help Cellar Dweller Red Sox Squeek Past .500

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The 26-25 Boston Red Sox have finally found their way past .500, and did so against the best pitcher in baseball this past Tuesday night.  With the Detroit Tigers and Justin Verlander in town, the Sox faced the prospect of going … Continue reading