Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 48-102, 48-127 (WC)

Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 48-102, 48-127 – Workers’ Compensation

48-102. Employer's liability; negligence; action; defenses denied.
In all cases brought under sections 48-101 to 48-108, it shall not be a defense (a) that the employee was negligent, unless it shall also appear that such negligence was willful, or that the employee was in a state of intoxication; (b) that the injury was caused by the negligence of a fellow employee; or (c) that the employee had assumed the risks inherent in, or incidental to, or arising from the failure of the employer to provide and maintain safe premises and suitable appliances, which grounds of defense are hereby abolished.
48-127. Compensation; willful negligence; intoxication; effect.
If the employee is injured by reason of his or her intentional willful negligence, or by reason of being in a state of intoxication, neither he or she nor his or her beneficiaries shall receive any compensation under the Nebraska Workers' Compensation Act.

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