Neb. Justices Say Sex Assault Judgment Sunk By Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (February 21, 2014, 8:33 PM EST) -- The Nebraska Supreme Court said Friday that a judgment — granted before but filed after a defendant employer's bankruptcy — had been stayed, ruling that Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. was thus not obligated to cover the judgment over the defunct company's alleged failure to vet an employee who perpetrated a sexual assault.

Alleged victim Jane Doe sued her employer Red Willow Dairy LLC and its owners in 2009, claiming they hadn’t properly investigated her attacker’s background or supervised him. In late December 2009, a Nebraska trial...
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