Great Northern Insurance Company v. Transit Authority of City of Omaha

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Great Northern Insurance Company v. Transit Authority of City of Omaha

Case Number
S-19-0913
Call Date
March 3, 2020
Case Time
9:00 AM
Court Number
Douglas
Case Location
Lincoln
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-19-0913 Great Northern Insurance Company v. Transit Authority of City of Omaha (Appellant)

Douglas County District Court, Judge Thomas A. Otepka

Attorneys: Matthew D. Hammes (Locher Pavelka Dostal Braddy & Hammes) & Cheri MacArthur (Cozen O’Conner) --- Robert M. Schartz (Abrahams Kaslow & Cassman LLP) (Appellant)

Civil: Jurisdiction; Political Subdivision Tort Claims Act

Proceedings below: The Court of Appeals dismissed the appeal for lack of jurisdiction.  The Appellant filed a petition for further review which was sustained by the Nebraska Supreme Court.

Issue: Whether the Court of Appeals erred in failing to recognize that the denial of Appellant’s motion for summary judgment based on the assertion of sovereign immunity is a final, appealable order under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 25-1902, as amended and modified at the time this appeal was taken.

Schedule Code
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