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Ensign v. BNSF Railway Company

A-13-0112, Randy Ensign (Appellant) v. BNSF Railway Company

District Court for Box Butte County, District Judge Travis P. O’Gorman

Attorneys for Appellant:  Andrew W. Snyder (Chaloupka Holyoke Law Firm) & Roger C. Denton & Elizabeth Wilkins (Schlichter Bogard Law Firm)

Attorneys for Appellee:  Nochole S. Bogen & Thomas C. Sattler (Sattler & Bogen)

Civil Action:  Action under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act

Oak Hills Highlands Association, Inc. v. Levasseur

A-12-1173, Oak Hills Highlands Assoc., Inc (Appellant) v. LeVasseur, et al. 

Douglas County, District Court Judge Peter C. Bataillon

Attorney for Appellant:  Ben Thompson (Thompson Law Office, PC, LLO)

Attorney for Appellee:  Albert M. Engles, James C. Boesen (Engles, Ketcham, Olson & Keith, PC)

Civil Action:  Suit to Foreclose Condominium Assessment Liens

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the appellees.

Horner v. Horner

A-12-1043, Tamara E. Horner (Appellant) v. Robert A. Horner (Cross-Appellant)

Douglas County, District Court Judge Leigh Ann Retelsdorf

Attorney for Appellant:  Paul J. Gardner, Kevin J. McCoy, Aaron F. Smeall (Smith, Gardner, Slusky, Lazer, Pohren & Rogers, LLP)

Attorney for Appellee:  Jeffrey A. Wagner (Schirber & Wagner)

Civil Action:  Dissolution of Marriage

Wilson v. Wilson

A-12-1031, Jon R. Wilson (Appellant) v. Kelly M. Wilson

Dodge County, District Court Judge Geoffrey C. Hall

Attorney for Appellant:  Bradley D. Holtorf (Sidner, Svoboda, Schilke, Thomsen, Holtorf, Boggy, Nick & Placek)

Attorney for Appellee:  Denise Frost (Johnson & Mock)

Civil Action:  Dissolution of Marriage

Matthews v. Matthews

A-12-920, Matthews v. Matthews (Appellant)

Sarpy County, District Court Judge Max Kelch

Attorney for Appellant:  Justin A. Quinn

Attorney for Appellee:  Gerald D. Johnson (Johnson & Peckny, L.L.C.)

Dissolution Action:  Complaint to Register Foreign Judgment, Modification of Custody, and Petition to Remove Minor Child From The Jurisdiction

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court registered the foreign judgments, and denied the appellant’s request to modify custody and remove the minor child from the jurisdiction.

OSC Ambassador, LLC v. Blum

A-12-0349,  OSC Ambassador, LLC, et al. (Appellants) v. Blum, et al.

Douglas County, District Court Judge W. Mark Ashford

Attorney for Appellants:  W. Patrick Betterman, Lindsay E. Pedersen (Law Offices of W. Patrick Betterman)

Attorney for Appellee:  Patrick R. Guinan (Erickson, Sederstrom, P.C., LLO)

Civil Action:  Application to Release Lis Pendens

State v. Chan

A-13-0237, State of Nebraska v. Hokming B. Chan (Appellant)

Lancaster County, District Judge John A. Colborn

Attorney for Appellant:  Robert G. Hays (Deputy Public Defender)

Attorney for Appellee:  Stacy M. Foust (Assistant Attorney General)

Criminal Action:  Possession with Intent to Deliver (Marijuana)

Action Taken by Trial Court: After a jury trial, Chan was convicted of possession with intent to deliver (marijuana), a class III felony. He was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison. 

Vandebrug v. Vandebrug

A-13-0029, Cheryl Vandebrug (Appellant) v. Eric Vandebrug

Thurston County, County Court Judge Douglas L. Luebe, serving as a district court judge

Attorney for Appellant:  Scott V. Hahn

Attorney for Appellee:  

Civil Action:  Petition for Domestic Abuse Protection Order

Action Taken by Trial Court:  The district court reviewed the pleadings and dismissed the Appellant’s petition without an evidentiary hearing.

Nautilus Insurance Company v. Cheran Investments

A-13-0022, Nautilus Insurance Company v. Cheran Investments, LLC, Pinnacle Bank, Michael Perkins d/b/a Perkins & Perkins Co., and Blasini Inc. and Richard Bruno d/b/a Bruno Investments (Appellant)

Douglas County, District Judge Joseph Troia

Attorney for Appellant:  Ryan J. Lewis (Lewis, Pfanstiel & Reed, LLC)

Attorneys for Appellee:  Craig A. Knickerehm and Jonathan M. Brown (Walentine, O’Toole, McQuillan & Gordon, LLP)

Civil Action:  Distribution of insurance proceeds

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