BAYLOR EVNEN’S EFFORTS BEFORE NEBRASKA SUPREME COURT RESULTS IN VICTORY FOR ALL NEBRASKA EMPLOYERS

On behalf of various clients and Nebraskans for Workers’ Compensation Equity and Fairness (“NWCEF”), Baylor Evnen prepared and filed an amicus brief, or “friend of the court” brief, in the Nebraska Supreme Court, in a case involving an issue of great importance to Nebraska employers. The Supreme Court recently released its decision in Picard vs. […]

COVID-19: IOWA COMMISSIONER JOSEPH CORTESE POSTPONES IN PERSON HEARINGS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

On June 1, 2020, Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Joseph Cortese extended the postponement of in-person hearings by the commission from June 16, 2020, to September 14, 2020. This order was not unexpected, but it has some far reaching and important implications for compensation files. For example, as part of the order, all in-person hearings scheduled to […]

MULTI-STATE RESOURCES ON COVID-19 AND WORKERS COMPENSATION LAW

Baylor Evnen, LLP is a proud and long-standing member of ALFA International. ALFA International is a premier global network of independent high quality and experienced law firms. ALFA offers a wide variety of resources including access to other best-in-class attorneys and law firms. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ALFA International member firms have combined their efforts […]

COVID-19 AFFECTS THE NEBRASKA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COURT

Recently, the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court issued an edict noting that any and all trials or hearings scheduled in April, 2020, before the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court will only be conducted by video or telephonic conference unless special permission is granted by the trial judge upon written motion of the parties.  Given the same, any […]

IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IN IOWA

Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commission issued an Order noting that for any in person hearings scheduled between March 18, 2020 through “at least” June 16, 2020, the same shall be done telephonically and no longer in person. Essentially, in an effort to prevent contact, the Commission has indicated that the hearings during this period will all […]
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