Nebraska High Court Won’t Adopt Mode-Of-Operation Rule For Premises Liability

(July 25, 2016, 1:40 PM EDT) -- LINCOLN, Neb. — The Nebraska Supreme Court on July 22 affirmed summary judgment for a grocery store in a slip-and-fall case, declining to adopt the plaintiff’s suggestion that the state should adopt the mode-of-operation rule in addressing premises liability claims (Susan L. Edwards v. Hy-Vee, Inc., No. S-15-682, Neb. Sup.; 294 Neb. 237; 2016 Neb. LEXIS 107).

(Opinion available. Document #77-160727-020Z.)

Susan Edwards sued Hy-Vee Inc.in the Douglas County District Court after she slipped and fell as she was leaving a Hy-Vee store, alleging that the...
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