State News : Nebraska

NWCDN is a network of law firms dedicated to protecting employers in workers’ compensation claims.

NWCDN Members regularly post articles and summary judgements in workers’ compensations law in your state.  

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Caswell, Panko & Westerhold, LLC

The trial court was presented with two theories of recovery: a specific incident or repetitive trauma.  Presenting both theories is permissible under Nebraska law.  The Court found that the trial judge only expressly addressed the specific incident claim, and it remanded the case for a reasoned decision pursuant to Rule 11, which required a specific finding on claimant’s alternate theory of recovery that repetitive trauma caused her injury.

Hadfield v. Nebraska Med. Ctr., 21 Neb. App. 20 (2013).