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In re Interest of Julia H.

A-14-0894, In re Interest of Julia H. and Timothy H.

Separate Juvenile Court for Douglas County, Judge Elizabeth Crnkovich

Attorney for Appellant: Kelly Henry Turner

Attorney for Appellee: Jennifer Chrystal-Clark (County Attorney’s Office)

Juvenile Action: Termination of Parental Rights

Action Taken by Trial Court: The trial court found the children were within Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-292(2) and (9) and found termination was in the best interests.

Bolles v. Midwest Sheet Metal Company, Inc.

A-14-0830, Stacey Bolles, personal representative of the Estate of Gregory L. Bolles, deceased (Appellant) v. Midwest Sheet Metal Company, Inc.

Workers’ Compensation Court, Judge John R. Hoffert

Attorney for Appellant: John C. Fowles (The Fowles Law Office, P.C., L.L.O.) & John F. Vipperman (Anderson, Vipperman & Kovanda (Appellant)

Attorney for Appellee: Darla S. Ideus (Baylor, Evnen, Curtiss, Grimit & Witt, LLP)

Civil Action: Applicability of Res Judicata

Goens v. Department of Administrative Services

A-14-0656, LaVern Goens (Appellant) v. DAS

Lancaster County, District Court Judge Andrew R. Jacobsen

Attorney for Appellant: Joy Shiffermiller (Shiffermiller Law Office)

Attorney for Appellee: Jon Bruning & Elizabeth A. Gregory (Attorney General’s Office)

Civil Action:  Wrongful Termination

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The trial court affirmed the final order of the Nebraska State Personnel Board upholding the decision of the Nebraska Department of Administrative Services terminating the appellant’s employment.

McCall v. Nebraska Methodist Health System

A-14-0569, Jill McCall, et al. (Appellants) v. Nebraska Methodist Health System, et al.  

Douglas County, District Judge J. Russell Derr

Attorney for Appellants:  Jason M. Bruno and Diana J. Vogt (Sherrets Bruno & Vogt, LLC)

Attorney for Appellee Andrew Robertson, M.D.: James A. Snowden and Nathan D. Anderson (Wolfe, Snowden, Hurd, Luers & Ahl, LLP)

Attorney for Appellees Nebraska Methodist Health System, et al.: Mary M. Schott and Joseph S. Daly (Sodoro Daly Shomaker & Selde, PC, LLO)

Kasun v. Kasun

A-14-0672, Angela Kasun, now known as Angela Bierman v. Timothy Kasun (Appellant)

Douglas County, District Court Judge Timothy P. Burns

Attorney for Appellant:  Avis R. Andrews

Attorney for Appellee:  Mark J. Milone (Govier & Milone, L.L.P.)

Civil Action:  Custody and parenting time

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court modified previous orders to award Appellee sole legal and physical custody, and provided no court-ordered parenting time for Appellant.

Lasu v. Issak

A-14-0478, Mirab Lasu v. Hussein Issak (Appellant)  

Douglas County, District Judge Thomas A. Otepka

Attorney for Appellant:  Patrick McCormick

Attorney for Appellee: Brandie M. Fowler & Kyle Allen (Higgins Law)

Civil Action: Child Support

Action Taken by Trial Court: The district court ordered Issak to pay child support in the amount of $613 per month for two minor children.

Manhart v. Manhart

A-14-0312, Joan E. Manhart (Appellant) v. Paul I. Manhart

District Court for Douglas County, District Judge W. Russell Bowie III

Attorneys for Appellant:  Ryan A. Steen, Scott E. Daniel, & Jill Vinjamuri Gettman (Gettman Mills Law Firm)

Attorney for Appellee:  Hannah C. Woolridge (Slowiaczek Albers Law Firm)

Civil Action:  Dissolution of marriage

McDaniel v. Western Sugar Cooperative

A-14-0793, Phillip McDaniel (Appellant) v. Western Sugar Cooperative and The Phoenix Insurance Company, Inc.

Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court, Judge Michael K. High

Attorney for Appellant:  Rolf Edward Shasteen (Shasteen & Morris, P.C., L.L.O.)

Attorney for Appellee:  Patrick B. Donahue, Dennis R. Riekenberg (Cassem, Tierney, Adams, Gotch & Douglas)

Workers’ Compensation Action:  Action for workers’ compensation benefits as a result of an assault by a coworker.

In re Interest of Adalyn B.

A-14-0999, In re Interest of Adalyn B., A child under 18 years of age. State of Nebraska v. Kevin B. (Appellant)

Separate Juvenile Court for Lancaster County, Judge Reggie L. Ryder

Attorney for Appellant:  Laura A. Lowe

Attorney for Appellee:  Lory Ann Pasold (Lancaster County Attorney’s Office)

Juvenile Action:  Termination of parental rights

Action taken by the Trial Court:  The trial court terminated Kevin’s parental rights to his minor child.