HELP SUPPORT LOCAL NEBRASKANS

The attorneys and staff of Baylor Evnen are deeply concerned for everyone impacted by the flooding. We ask others to join us in donating to one or more of the many organizations helping our fellow Nebraskans during this difficult time.

BAYLOR EVNEN ATTORNEY PAUL BARTA TESTIFIES BEFORE NEBRASKA LEGISLATURE REGARDING PENDING WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BILLS

Recently, Baylor Evnen attorney Paul Barta testified on LB 526 before the Business and Labor Committee at the Nebraska Unicameral. LB 526 is a bill introduced largely by the Plaintiff’s bar with the intention of increasing the amount of temporary total disability benefits that a Plaintiff may receive. Paul Barta, on behalf of Nebraskans for […]

THE ROLLERCOASTER RIDE OF EEO-1 PAY DATA REPORTING

A federal court has reinstated the pay-data collection and reporting requirements for federal revised EEO-1 form filings.  The requirements, instituted during the Obama administration, obligate businesses with at least 100 employees and federal contractors with at least 50 employees and a contract of $50,000 or more with the federal government to report pay data by […]

Nebraska Court of Appeals Addresses Evidentiary Standards for Approving Average Weekly Wage in Bortolotti v Universal Terrazzo and Tile Co.

Recently the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court addressed what evidence is necessary for a Plaintiff to prove applicable average weekly wages for an owner operator of a business. In Bortolotti, the Plaintiff was an owner/operator and employee of the employer – a tile company. At the trial level Plaintiff testified that he did not receive a […]

Additional Deputy Commissioner Appointed to Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commission

Recently, Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Joseph Cortese has appointed attorney Michael Lunn to be a deputy commissioner. Michael Lunn graduated from Drake Law School and worked with a workers’ compensation insurance defense firm prior to taking this position. He will be beginning on February 18, 2019 at the Division of Workers’ Compensation. Baylor Evnen congratulates […]
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