Practice Areas: Trial, Litigation & ADR

Our lawyers prepare each case to win.  Although some legal disputes never see the inside of a courtroom preparation is essential to successful resolution- whether at or before trial.  Preparation allows successful advocacy at each step of the legal process.  From written briefs to oral arguments, from mediation and arbitration to arguments before all levels of the Iowa state and federal courts, your case needs attention, sound judgment, and a strong advocate. We have been Iowa’s preeminent trial law firm for more than 40 years.

Our trial practice includes:

  • Agricultural Disputes
  • Bad Faith
  • Business Disputes
  • Discrimination/Civil Rights
  • Construction
  • Commercial
  • Dram Shop
  • Fire Investigations
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Municipal
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Property Loss
  • Subrogation
  • Tort

Iowa’s Highest Court Holds Plaintiff’s Release of Driver Extinguishes the Vehicle Owner’s Vicarious Liability Notwithstanding Plaintiff’s Express Reservation of Right to Sue the Vehicle Owner

Plaintiff was a passenger in a golf cart driven by his son when they struck a bridge and the impact ejected Plaintiff, causing severe injuries. After settling his claims with the driver with a signed release that expressly reserved his claims against the golf course, the owner of the golf cart, Plaintiff sued the golf […]

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