Sundermann v. Hy-Vee, Inc.

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Sundermann v. Hy-Vee, Inc.

Case Number
A-18-0250
Court Number
Douglas
Call Date
April 16, 2019
Case Time
1:00 PM
Case Summary

A-18-0250, Rita Sundermann  (Appellant) v. Hy-Vee, Inc. and Sweetbriar II, LLC

District Court of Douglas County, Judge Horacio J. Wheelock

Attorney for Appellant: Matthew A. Lathrop (Law Offices of Matthew A. Lathrop) and Kathy Pate Knickrehm

Attorney for Appellee: Michael T. Gibbons and Raymond E. Walden (Woodke & Gibbons)

Civil: Tort, Premises Liability

Action Taken by Trial Court: The district court granted Appellees’ motion for summary judgment, concluding as a matter of law that Appellees did not breach their duty of care and therefore were not negligent. The district court found that the motor vehicle accident that injured Appellant was not a reasonably foreseeable consequence of Appellees’ conduct.

Assignments of Error on Appeal: On appeal, Appellant alleges that the district court erred in granting Appellees’ motion for summary judgment and concluding as a matter of law that they were not negligent.

Case Location
Lincoln
Court Type
District Court
Schedule Code
A2
Panel Text
Pirtle, Arterburn, and Welch, Judges