Archives for September 2014

What is the Difference between a Workers’ Compensation Claim Vs. a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Workers’ compensation claim and personal injury lawsuit often get confused, but one main difference between the two is how your case is proven. Keep reading below to learn how. Workers’ Compensation Claim A work injury case is an administrative claim governed by Iowa Workers’ Compensation law. If an injury arises out of, and in the […]

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Drivers in drunk driving cases charged with vehicular homicide

Yesterday a 17-year-old teen from Clarksville, Iowa, was charged with two felony counts of vehicular homicide stemming from a deadly accident in August. The teen was intoxicated at the time of the accident, killing two 16-year-olds with his pickup truck. This follows another vehicular homicide case in the state earlier this month. The driver of […]

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The Beattie Law Firm: Experienced Personal Injury & Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

If you, or someone you know, have been hurt on the job, you may be entitled to compensation for more than just benefits under Workers’ Compensation laws. Receiving fair and appropriate compensation is not always a quick and easy task – which can cause more stress on the injured and loved ones. No matter the […]

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We Remember

Today marks the thirteenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. A day many of us remember, and a day that changed our lives forever. To the victims and rescue workers who lost their lives and those fighting for our country’s freedom. We will never forget. As we remember those who lost their lives on […]

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Why is it Important to Preserve Evidence of a Products Liability Case?

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured as the result of a defective product, you may have grounds for making a products liability claim against the faulty item’s manufacturer. The more serious the injury, the more important it is that you consult with an attorney, even before you attempt to resolve your claim on your […]

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Headlines From This Year’s Labor Day Weekend

Unfortunately, this Labor Day weekend did not go without headlines in Iowa.   Downtown Fire Five firefighters were sent to the hospital following a blaze that struck inside downtown Des Moines’ Equitable Building on Saturday. The firefighters were hurt as they worked to quench the fire. Though the cause of the fire is still unknown, […]

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