Title insurance provides coverage for losses due to title defects that render title to the insured real estate unmarketable. For example, if there is an easement on a property, the current owner may not recall the existence of the easement, but a title insurer should find the easement in the insurer’s search of the […]
Once a party is awarded a monetary judgment and becomes a judgment creditor, that party still needs to collect the judgment. The most common way a judgment creditor collects from a judgment debtor is by garnishment. Garnishments are sent to a person, entity or employer the judgment creditor believes has property that belongs to […]
Social media has blurred the line between personal and professional life. What can an employer do to safeguard their business? A proactive approach in which you set rules and educate your employees is best. Here are some basic guidelines:
Develop guidelines regarding personal versus work-related accounts. Address specific aspects such as photos, language and […]
Employers have an obligation to reasonably accommodate employees with disabilities under the ADA. That means that Employers generally must allow the use of suitably trained service animals by their Employees. But what happens when that animal causes another employee to become ill because of allergies? Can you ban the animal?
The ADA requires Employers to […]
LB 105 was introduced to increase many of the exemptions available to judgment debtors and debtors in bankruptcy in Nebraska. In 2016 a similar bill was introduced but the bill failed to pass in 2016 and was reintroduced this year.
LB 105 makes the following changes to the Nebraska exemption statutes.
The wild card exemption is […]
The other day I was asked, “If Nebraska is an employment at will state, why do my HR people and lawyers insist that I document everything?” Because while it is true that an employer can fire an employee for any reason, those reasons need to be non-discriminatory. In the right circumstances, every employee potentially […]
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Many people increasingly live a part of their lives in the digital world. Many who once banked at a bank, shopped at stores, wrote letters, and flipped through photo albums now access much of their money online, order off websites, email, and store their photos on their phone, the Cloud, and Facebook. This has […]