Dutcher v. Nebraska Department of Corrections

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Dutcher v. Nebraska Department of Corrections

Case Number
S-21-0740
Call Date
April 27, 2022
Case Time
9:00 AM
Court Number
Red Willow
Case Location
Lincoln
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-21-0740 Suzette D. Dutcher (Appellant) v. Nebraska Department of Corrections (Appellee)

Appeal from the District Court for Red Willow County, Judge David W. Urbom

Attorneys: Jennifer A. Huxoll, Phoebe L. Gydesen, and James A. Campbell (Nebraska Attorney General’s Office for Appellee) and Jared J. Krejci and Tanya J. Hansen (Smith Johnson Law Firm for Appellant)

Civil:  NEFPA (Nebraska Employment Fair Practices Act) and Worker’s Compensation

Proceedings Below: The district court sustained the Nebraska Department of Corrections Motion for Summary Judgment finding that Appellant’s NEFPA claim was barred by the exclusivity provision of the Worker’s Compensation Act.

Issue: Appellant asserts that the district court erred in determining her claim was barred by the exclusivity provision of the Workers’ Compensation Act, and as such, erred in granting NDCS’s Motion for Summary Judgment.

Schedule Code
SC