Neb. High Court Sorts Out Claims After Grain Elevator Insolvency

Nebraska case law summary by Attorney Richard Clem: Grain Warehouse Act.

In re Claims Against Pierce Elevator. Neb. Grain Warehouse Act

In this appeal from the Public Service Commission, the Nebraska Supreme Court decided claims arising from the insolvency of grain elevators in Pierce, Randolph, and Foster, Nebraska. The case was governed by the Nebraska Grain Warehouse Act, Nebraska Rev. Stat. 88-525 et seq. and the Grain Dealer Act, Nebraska Rev. Stat. 75-901 et seq.

See also, Iowa Grain Warehouse act, Iowa Code ch. 203C, et seq.; Minnesota Grain Storage Act, Minn. Stat. ch. 232.

291 Neb. 798 (Neb. Sept. 11, 2015).

Please see the original opinion for the court's exact language.


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