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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Small Claims for Nebraska on
Q: My two year old son fell 6 ft @ daycare and fractured his leg. Should the daycare be liable for the bills?

The daycare doesn't have a liability clause at all. The director said they were going to cover the costs of the bills and then today the owner said they were not taking of them.

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler answered on Aug 8, 2019

A business is liable to a patron who falls on their property if the business was negligent. This is true whether or not the business has decided to carry liability insurance or not. Whether a business would be responsible for a person's bills for falling at their property depends on whether the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Gaming and Small Claims for Nebraska on
Q: Can I sue my sister for her son who is 10 stealing from me or can I sue him it was almost 300$ which he used on a game?

About a month ago while watching my nephew while his mom was in new York he purchased almost 300$ worth of PlayStation virtual currency In a game called fortnite which overdrew my account in total changes it was 415.31 Initially she said she would pay me back but has now changed her mind after me... Read more »

Julie Fowler
Julie Fowler answered on Jun 10, 2019

Small claims court is designed exactly for this type of situation where there is a relatively low dollar request to repay due to a wrong. Many of the county courthouses have the forms available for you to pursue a small claims case on your own. It may make sense to handle this in small claims... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Small Claims for Nebraska on
Q: How long does one have to file a Small Claim, ($215.04) in NE.
Ryan P. Sullivan
Ryan P. Sullivan answered on May 13, 2011

It depends on the nature of the claim. For example, a claim arising out of breach of a written contract is 5 years. Conversely, a claim resulting from an intentional tort must be filed within 1 year. In Nebraska, there are statutes of limitations governing nearly every type of action, and vary... Read more »

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