Category: Law

November 17, 2017 Law

What Happens During Jury Deliberations?

Have you been summoned for jury duty? You may feel apprehension about your service. Prospective jurors often wonder about what kinds of questions the lawyers will ask, what actually happens in a trial, and what happens during jury deliberations. What Happens During Jury Deliberations? After the conclusion of closing arguments from both sides, the presiding…

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November 3, 2017 Law

What Can a Juror Expect from Trial?

If you’ve received a jury summons or have already been selected to sit on a jury, you’re probably wondering what you can expect from a trial. The flow of a trial is similar in criminal and civil cases, with some very important distinctions. When it comes to criminal trials, you will be asked to determine…

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November 2, 2017 Law

What Actually Happens in a Trial

We have all seen dramatic courtroom scenes play out on TV and in movies. From Col. Jessup (Jack Nicholson) screaming “You can’t handle the truth!” in a Few Good Men to Vinny Gambini (Joe Pesci) being berated in open court for his poor wardrobe choices in My Cousin Vinny — we’ve been served a false…

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August 25, 2017 Law

Back-to-School Safety Laws in Nebraska

The beginning of a new school year is often an exciting time. It can also be a stressful time. As parents we may be looking forward to watching our kids go off to the Homecoming dance or try out for the soccer team, but we may find it difficult to trust our kids safety to…

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June 9, 2017 Law

What You Should Know About OSHA Law & Regulations

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA) mandates safe working conditions for employees. OSHA was enacted into law in response to a sharp increase in the number and severity of workplace injuries. In the four decades since OSHA became law, workplace deaths and injuries have dropped by more than sixty percent. Although OSHA…

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