Kerrey Targets Fischer Lawsuit Against Neighbors

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Bob Kerrey is accusing Republican Deb Fischer of betraying her neighbors with an unsuccessful lawsuit that cost the elderly couple $40,000 in legal fees.

Kerrey's campaign unveiled a new television ad Monday that accuses Fischer of trying to take valuable land from the late Les and Betty Kime in Cherry County.

The ad seizes on a 1995 lawsuit that Fischer and her husband filed against the Kimes. The 104 acres in question belonged to the Kimes, but the Fischers used it for free and with permission to water cattle. The Fischers claimed "adverse possession," a legal term akin to squatter's rights, because they managed the land for years.

Phone and email messages were left with the Fischer campaign. A campaign spokesman has called the allegations frivolous.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
KOLN-TV Call: (402) 467-4321 Toll-free: 1-800-475-1011 840 North 40th Lincoln, NE 68503 Email: info@1011now.com KGIN-TV Call: (308) 382-6100 123 N Locust Street Grand Island, NE 68802 Email: kgin@1011now.com KSNB-TV Toll free 888-475-1011 123 N. Locust St. Grand Island, NE 68802 Email : ksnb@1011now.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 174252081