Personal injury and workers’ compensation: What’s the difference?

A workplace injury or illness is never expected, and its ramifications can have you reeling. While you might be left unable to work, which can drastically reduce your income, exorbitant medical costs can come due, leaving you in a financial pinch. Many individuals who find themselves in this situation ask what legal action they can […]

Whiplash Injuries in an Iowa Car Accident

Whiplash, an injury to the neck resulting in soft tissue and ligament damage, is a common injury in a car accident. Often times, car accident injuries to the neck and spine are not limited to whiplash, but also involve the discs between the bones, surrounding muscles and nerves. Even a minor car collision can result […]

No Helmet Could Impact Motorcycle Accident Claim

Iowa is one of few states that do not have specific helmet laws for motorcyclists. Riders are not required to wear head protection, but certainly are encouraged to wear a helmet, eye and face protection, and protective clothing to reduce injuries. Motorcyclists have the right to share the road with other motorists, who are required […]

Compensation for Dog Bite Injuries

“American Staffordshire Terriers” or “Staffordshire Terriers” referred to generally as “pit bulls” have become a favorite household member for many families. Although owners across the country attest to their “pitties’” even temperaments and downright lovable dispositions, pit bulls have earned a reputation for aggression landing them on the pages of many city ordinances including Des […]

Common Car Accident Damages

When you are injured in a motor vehicle accident due to the negligence of another driver, you have the right to pursue compensation through a personal injury claim. Various car accident damages compensation may be available to you depending on the circumstances of your case. Damages Awarded in a Car Accident Case Medical expenses for […]

Boating Accidents

During the warm weather months, many Iowans spend time out on the water to enjoy the outdoors while staying cool. With the increased use of boats during the summer season, there is a higher likelihood of boating accidents which can result in serious injury. Every year thousands of people are injured and hundreds are killed […]