Archives for July 2013

Prevent Personal Injury with Defensive Bike Riding

We know the importance of bike safety at Beattie Law Firm because every year we see the effects of rides gone wrong. In fact, nationwide more than $4 billion goes toward the total cost of bicyclist injury and death (nsc.org). Whether you’re a seasoned rider or a novice out for a joy ride, you need […]

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Electrical Explosion in Sibley, Iowa

Last weekend, at Timewell Tile plant in Sibley, Iowa, workers were switching power lines to a new transformer when an electrical explosion occurred. Five men were injured and sent to local hospitals with burns. Two of the men worked at the plant, while the others were employed by Current Electric. The cause of the explosion […]

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Awareness of Natural Gas Explosions

We at the Beattie Law Firm want to remind you of safety measures to take against natural gas explosions. A natural gas explosion in Corpus Christi, Texas, blazed through a neighborhood last week, completely destroying three homes and damaging about 70 others. A natural gas leak is said to be the cause of the explosion. […]

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Beware of Dog Bites

Dog bites can cause serious and life-changing injuries. Severe lacerations, scarring, disfigurement and lifelong emotional damage are few of the many issues you might be dealing with. You and your family can trust the Beattie Law Firm to use all of the resources we have available to see that you get the compensation you need. […]

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Alternate Medical Care Petition for Dissatisfied, Injured Workers

In Worker’s Compensation cases, the injured worker is often dissatisfied with the medical care he or she is receiving. Well-known insurance companies are often interested in obtaining a doctor’s opinion on whether or not the victim was injured at work, when they ought to be concerned with providing proper medical care for their clients. Common […]

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Dram Shop & Social Host Liability in Iowa

With the 4th of July approaching, we are reminded of recent publications that declare Independence Day as one of the deadliest holidays for over-the-road accidents. Given the celebratory nature of the holiday, it is not uncommon for many of the fatal or life-altering car accidents to be the result of an intoxicated driver, and we understand […]

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