Monthly Archives: October 2014

Zenor Successfully Defends a Des Moines Business

October 31, 2014

Directed Verdict Defense Win.  Adam Zenor successfully defended a local dram shop against allegations of premises liability.  Plaintiffs claimed the dram shop failed to take certain actions to prevent an assault that caused their injuries.  After the Plaintiffs rested their case, Zenor moved for a directed verdict on behalf of the dram shop.  The court […]

Kuehner Successfully Defends Business Against Negligence Claims

October 17, 2014

Michael Kuehner successfully defended a small-town business against allegations of negligence in Iowa district court. Plaintiff claimed the bank failed to properly maintain the premises and did not provide adequate signage regarding accessibility. The defense argued that the plaintiff was at fault, and that accessible entrances were available. The Page County jury agreed with the […]

Mitchell Successful in Negligence Suit Arising from Car Accident

October 14, 2014

Grefe & Sidney attorney Clark Mitchell successfully defended Jim and Marcia Sparks at trial in Madison County District Court, in a negligence suit arising out of a car accident. Plaintiff claimed injuries to her back as a result of a car accident. Plaintiff was the passenger in a vehicle which was struck by Marcia Sparks […]

Grefe & Sidney Attorneys Read with Elementary School Children

October 9, 2014

During the summer months, Anita Dhar, Robert Thole, Donna Miller and Andy Hall spent their Friday lunch hours reading with elementary school children as participants in Everybody Wins! Iowa power lunch at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Des Moines.  Everybody Wins! Iowa is a literacy and mentoring non-profit organization that increases children’s opportunities for […]

Grefe & Sidney Welcomes New Attorneys

Grefe & Sidney is proud to welcome three new attorneys. Holli M. Brown, Allyson F. Weaver, and Luke A. Stauffer have joined the firm as associate attorneys. Holli, Allyson, and Luke will join the litigation division, practicing in the areas of tort trial and insurance, worker’s compensation, and appellate law. Please look for their bios […]