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Mailahn to Speak at Trial Attorneys Seminar

Posted on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 7:45 AM by Jacobsen Orr
Nicole Mailahn will be presenting at the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys (“NATA”) Seminar on Friday, December 1, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska.  NATA is dedicated to the improvement of trial practice and preservation of the jury ...Read More
Posted in: Litigation, Workers’ Compensation

BLOG: Hold Your Horses: Federal Court Halts Enactment of The New FLSA Overtime Rules

Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 12:07 PM by Ryan Carson
In May, we issued a blog discussing sweeping changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) overtime requirements.  Click here to read our previous post. As a recap, soon to be former President Obama instructed the Department of L...Read More
Posted in: Business, Employment, Workers’ Compensation

BLOG: Bring Your Guns to Work—or Not? Part 2

Posted on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 6:42 AM by Nicholas Norton
In Part one of this article, I set forth the basic provisions related to the intersection of individual concealed carry rights and the ability of employers to regulate their workplace. To recap, holders of a concealed carry permit are entitled to car...Read More
Posted in: Business, Criminal, Employment, Workers’ Compensation

BLOG: Think You Don’t Need Workers’ Comp Insurance in Nebraska Because You Are a Farmer? Think Again.

Posted on Friday, October 31, 2014 at 9:42 AM by Daniel Lindstrom
Based on the number of workers’ compensation cases that we have recently defended involving claims by farm workers, it is clear that many farm and agribusiness owners still seem to believe that they do not need to obtain workers’ compensa...Read More
Posted in: Agriculture, Employment, Workers’ Compensation