S1:E7 – Avoiding Settlement Woes

While litigation is by nature adversarial, reaching a settlement agreement can be one of the most rewarding moments. However, several recent decisions in the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court have been a gentle reminder that reaching a dollar figure in terms of a...

S1:E3 – All Awards are Maybe Final

Nestled towards the end of the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act is Neb. Rev. Stat. § 48-162.01 which establishes an employee’s rights to vocational rehabilitation benefits in Nebraska. However, a recent Nebraska Supreme Court decision has significantly muddied the...

S1:E2 – The Notice Dispute

It goes without saying that an employer cannot adequately investigate or pay workers’ compensation benefits if it has no awareness that an accident occurred in the first place. For over a century, the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act has included a requirement that...