Rodriguez v. Catholic Health Initiatives (15)

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Rodriguez v. Catholic Health Initiatives (15)

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10:25 am

Case Number
S-19-1116
Call Date
October 2, 2020
Case Time
9:00 AM
Court Number
Douglas
Case Location
Lincoln
Court Type
District Court
Case Summary

S-19-1116 Rodriguez (Appellants) v. Catholic Health Initiatives

Douglas County District Court, Honorable James T. Gleason

Attorneys: Brian E. Jorde (DominaLaw Group pc llo)(Appellants) --- Joseph S. Daly & Mary M. Schott (Evans & Dixon LLC) (Appellee UNMC Physicians) --- Patrick G. Vipond, Denise M. Destache & Cathy S. Trent-Vilim (Lamson Dugan & Murray LLP) (Appellee Alegent Health-Bergan Mercy Health System d/b/a/ lasting Hope Recovery Center)

Civil: Wrongful death; summary judgement

Proceedings below: The district court granted summary judgement in favor of Appellees.

Issues: The district court erred by 1) granting summary judgment in favor of Lasting Hope because: a) it found no breach of any custodial duties, and b) it failed to consider all negligence claims against Lasting Hope, 2) granting summary judgment in favor of UNMC because: a) it concluded Melissa was never a reasonably identifiable victim, and b) it failed to consider all negligence claims against UNMC, 3) sustaining Lasting Hope and UNMC objections to Appellants’ summary judgment evidence regarding: a) Appellants’ alleged failure to timely serve summary judgment exhibits #18, #19, #20, and #21, and b) All Appellees’’ specific substantive objections to Appellants’ evidence, and 4) failing to comply with Supreme Court Rule § 6-1526(D) in failing to schedule deadlines for compliance with this rule and the summary judgment statutes so as to ensure a fair opportunity for all parties to present their evidence.

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