Monthly Archives: February 2022

Iowa Supreme Court Affirms Lower Court’s Ruling on Experts in Medical Malpractice Action

February 7, 2022

This medical malpractice action arises from a stroke the plaintiff experienced following a surgery performed by Dr. Otoadese. After the plaintiff suffered the stroke, he was seen by Dr. Bekavac for a second opinion regarding his condition and whether he would have recommended the initial surgery. Dr. Bekavac also asked Dr. Halloran for his opinion […]

Amended Iowa Supreme Court Order Regarding Covid-19 Matters

The Iowa Supreme Court has issued an amended Order In the Matter of Ongoing Provisions for Coronavirus/Covid-19 Impact on Court Services. The amended Order went into effect on January 1, 2022.   Pursuant to the amended Order, face masks are still required when entering court-controlled spaces throughout the state, regardless of the individual’s vaccination status […]

Laura Martino Obtains Directed Verdict in Premises Liability Case

Laura Martino obtained a directed verdict on behalf of her client, Menards, Inc., in a premises liability action in the Northern District of Iowa. The case arose from a premises liability claim in which the plaintiff alleged that she was injured when a stack of boxes fell on her foot while she was shopping at […]