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January 1, 2013

Heemstra Case

Criminal Case • Jan 2003 – Field of battle • Oct 2003 – Heemstra found guilty Insurance Case • Oct 2003 – Insurance firm blames widow […]
December 31, 2012

Happy New Year from Beattie Law Firm

It’s New Year’s Eve and we can’t stress enough about staying safe. Being safe does not mean you must refrain from celebrating or having fun; just take […]
December 26, 2012

Iowa Workers Compensation – Appeal Issues

Iowa Workers’ Compensation cases can go through several levels of appeal.  The case is first tried to a Deputy Workers Compensation Commmissioner who issues a decision.  […]
December 21, 2012

Tis the Season to be Jolly

The holiday season is filled with much joy. It’s a time to gather with family and friends and to celebrate the past year as well as […]
December 18, 2012

Winter Storm Expected Wednesday, December 19

A major winter storm is expected to target Iowa Wednesday afternoon, which means it will come with a vengeance. According to the National Weather Service forecasters, […]
November 11, 2012

eBay Class Action Lawsuit

The Beattie Law Firm recently filed a nationwide class action against eBay arising out of illusory insurance. An article about the lawsuit appears below: eBay’s ‘ShipCover’ […]
October 28, 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 […]
October 24, 2012

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 […]
October 19, 2012

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 […]
October 19, 2012

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 […]
September 10, 2012

Iowa Workers Compensation – Litigation Timeline

A common question I get asked in an Iowa Workers Compensation Case is: How long does a case take? The answer to this question is not […]
September 10, 2012

Uninsured Motorist General Facts

There are general facts or guidelines concerning uninsured motorist insurance coverage. First is that every owner of a vehicle should have uninsured motorist coverage since it […]