The Nebraska Supreme Court Upholds the Exclusive Remedy Doctrine of the Workers’ Compensation Act in a Case Where an Employer Willfully Violated Multiple OSHA Safety Violations, Thus Causing the Tragic Death of One of its Employees.

On May, 31, 2013, in Estate of Teague v. Crossroads Co-Op Assn, 286 Neb. 1 (2013), the Nebraska Supreme Court upheld the exclusive remedy doctrine of the Workers’ Compensation Act in a case that probably...

The Nebraska Supreme Court in Zwiener v. Becton Dickinson-East Ruled Against an Employer Who Wrongfully Believed that an Employee Waives Temporary Total Disability Benefits when the Employee Moves on from a Job that Could Have Accommodated Medical Restrictions.

Last month, in Zwiener v. Becton Dickinson-East, 285 Neb. 735 (2013), the Nebraska Supreme Court reasoned that it would undermine the beneficent purposes of the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act to...