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Wisniewski v. Heartland Towing, Inc.

S-13-0171, Victoria Wisniewski (Appellant) v. Heartland Towing, Inc. v. Christopher Hawes

Douglas County, Hon. W. Mark Ashford

Attorneys:   Robert S. Sherrets---Christopher P. Welsh

Civil: Attorney Fee Award in Personal Injury Case

Proceedings below:  After a judgment was entered in Victoria Wisniewski’s favor in this personal injury case, the district court granted her attorney’s motion to pay attorney fees and costs from the judgment that had been deposited with the court.

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.

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