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Spring State Court Smorgasbord: Three Decisions Hostile To Arbitration
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2018

The focus today is recent state appellate court decisions on arbitration. Because there are an awful lot of them, I am going to divide them roughly


Sorry, Arbitration Agreements Are Not For The Courts’ Benefit
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2018

The Supreme Court of Nebraska gave an unpleasant surprise to its trial court judges last week: they cannot enforce arbitration agreements sua sponte


Billable Bitcoins: Lawyers Accepting Cryptocurrency
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2017

With bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies reaching shocking new prices seemingly every day, some people have finally started putting the new payment


Courts Lose Jurisdiction To Vacate Arbitration Award After Three Months
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2017

The Nebraska Supreme Court recently had the unenviable task of determining whether the three month time period that the FAA provides for vacating an


Depreciation of Labor Costs When Determining Actual Cash Value: Henn v. American Family
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • June 20 2017

In February, the Nebraska Supreme Court held that it is acceptable for insurance companies to depreciate labor costs when determining the actual cash


Nebraska Real Estate And Nebraska Borrowers, But Federal Arbitration Act Applies
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2016

In a fight over whether a single lending transaction involved interstate commerce, the Supreme Court of Nebraska found the Federal Arbitration Act


Dispelling Myths about Insurance Coverage of Defective Construction
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • August 11 2016

Lawsuits over defective construction often result in one or more parties attempting to invoke insurance coverage, at least to cover defense costs if


Nebraska Supreme Court finds no coverage based on breach of notice and voluntary payment provisions prejudice presumed and prior denial of similar claim did not excuse late notice as to subsequent claim
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2015

In Rent-A-Roofer, Inc. v. Farm Bureau Property & Casualty Insurance Co., 291 Neb. 786, 2015 WL 5301556 (Neb. 2015), the Nebraska Supreme Court


Insurer given late notice of workers' comp claim and denied right to intervene in underlying proceeding still liable under policy
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

The Nebraska Supreme Court upheld an insurer's duty to defend even though the policyholder did not provide timely notice of the underlying litigation


The climate report - Winter 2015 - climate change litigation
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • February 12 2015

On January 9, 2015, the Nebraska Supreme Court upheld former Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman's approval of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL pipeline