Archives for October 2012

UIHC Burn Treatment Center Golf Invitational

Last month the Beattie Law Firm proudly sponsored and participated in the 7th Annual Iowa Fire Sprinkler Contractors Association Golf Tournament to benefit the UIHC Burn Treatment Center at the Riverside Golf Resort. We became involved with the tournament at the request of a former client who has actively participated in the tournament and fundraiser […]

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Incredible Iowa Workers Compensation Ruling – Surveillance

On October 23, 2012 the Iowa Workers Compensation Commissioner filed a impactful Ruling on a Petition for Declaratory Order leveling the playing field for injured workers pertaining to surveillance videos. Before the decision insurance companies had free rein to film injured workers without knowledge. When cases were filed the surveillance footage would not be provided to […]

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Right to Jury – Civil Cases

A Brief and Simple Reminder of the Distinguished History of the Right to Trial By Jury for Civil Litigants One of the critical questions that every civil litigant needs to ask themselves is whether to seek a jury trial. Our law firm frequently tries cases to the jury. We have tried all kinds of cases […]

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Iowa Workers Compensation – Collecting Judgments

ANNETT v. PEPPLE-Allowed Enforcement of A Judgment From a Worker’s Compensation Award On October 17, 2012, the Iowa Court of Appeals issued the decision of Annette v. Pepple which allowed the enforcement of a judgment from a Worker’s Compensation award. The Industrial Commissioner had awarded Mr. Pepple, represented by the Beattie Law Firm, a substantial […]

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