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March 5, 2012

Child Still In Critical Condition After Eastside Des Moines Crash

A 4-year-old child injured in an accident in Des Moines on Sunday remains in critical condition. Fredrick Morris is being treated at Blank Children’s Hospital. Police […]
March 1, 2012

Tort Reform Has Been A Big Push By Big Business

Tort Reform has been a big push by Big Business. Why? Because if they do not have to pay for their mistakes, then they do not […]
February 27, 2012

Thoughts of a Victim’s Attorney Regarding State of Civil Justice System:

Over the last many years, I have spent a great deal of personal time contemplating the meaning of the Civil Justice system when defined in terms […]
January 24, 2012

Police: No Bells, Signals at Crossing Where Train Hit Pickup

Three people were hospitalized after the car they were in was hit by a train just west of Durant at 8:17 a.m. today. According to Trooper […]
January 3, 2012

West Elm Recalls Dover Dining Table Due to Injury Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the […]
December 31, 2011

Odor Fade-Soil Adsorption-$1.7 Million Verdict-Beattie Law Firm

On December 12 a verdict of $1.7 million was returned in favor of clients represented by the Beattie Law Firm based in in part on Odor […]
December 31, 2011

Firgard-Propane Safety Warnings-Gas Detectors-$1.7 Million Verdict-Beattie Law Firm

On December 5, 2011 the Firgard jury issued a referendum regarding Propane Safety Warnings and Gas Detectors resulting in a $1.7 million verdict which was obtained […]
December 20, 2011

Jury Awards Damages in Explosion Suit

WATERLOO, Iowa — A jury has returned a $1.72 million verdict in the case of a Hudson woman who was burned in a 2008 home propane […]
December 19, 2011

Jury Deliberates in Explosion Civil Suit

WATERLOO, Iowa — Jurors were scheduled to begin deliberations today in a Hudson woman’s lawsuit against her propane company in connection with a 2008 explosion. Donna […]
December 18, 2011

Defense Begins in Gas Explosion Trial

WATERLOO, Iowa — Investigators hired by a propane company following a May 2008 explosion at a Hudson home said the gas leak was caused by an […]
December 17, 2011

Burn Victim Testifies About Gas Warnings

WATERLOO, Iowa — A Hudson woman who was caught in an explosion when she attempted to ignite a water heater pilot light told jurors her gas […]
December 16, 2011

Hudson Women Recounts House Explosion

WATERLOO, Iowa — Donna Firgard described the flames that erupted when she lit her water heater in 2008 as the trial continued Friday in her lawsuit […]