Becker v. Walton

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Becker v. Walton

Case Number
Call Date
April 13, 2016
Case Time
9:00 AM
Case Summary

A-15-0367, Douglas S. Becker (Appellant) v. Tonya M. Walton

York County, District Court Judge James C. Stecker

Attorney for Appellant: Charles W. Campbell (Angle, Murphy & Campbell, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee: Daniel P. Chesire, Anastasia Wagner (Lamson, Dugan & Murray, LLP)

Civil Action: Discovery Sanction

Action Taken by Trial Court: The county court denied appellant's motion for an award of fees and expenses pursuant to Neb. Ct. R. Disc. ' 6-337(c) (dealing with discovery sanctions). The district court affirmed.

Assignments of Error on Appeal: Did the district court err in: affirming the county court's order overruling appellant's motion for award of fees and expenses; affirming the county court's ruling that appellant did not prove the matters which were the subject of appellant's requests for admissions; affirming the county court's ruling that Walton's response to request for admission No. 10, regarding injuries to Becker's neck and back, justified a denial of appellant's motion for fees; ruling that appellant's motion for fees and expenses was not timely filed; affirming the county court's ruling that appellee met her burden of proof under ' 6-337 (c)(3) and (4); and affirming the county court's ruling which denied appellant an award of fees and expenses that were associated with the proceedings held on the motion for fees and expenses, and in denying an award of fees incurred in appeal?

Case Location
Panel Text
Inbody, Pirtle, and Riedmann, Judges