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May 8, 2012

Profile in Courage-Iowa’s Supreme Court

As a fellow Iowa lawyer I have always applauded and supported the Iowa Judiciary. I have been involved in lawsuits throughout the United States and I […]
April 27, 2012

Settlement Reached in Heemstra-Lyon Case

INDIANOLA, IA. – Nine years of legal battles that followed a bitter and tragic dispute between Iowa farm neighbors ended quietly in a Warren County courtroom on […]
April 27, 2012

After 9 Year Legal Battle Beattie Law Firm Reaches Settlement for Widow

Timeline in Heemstra-Lyon court case 2003 Tom Lyon, 52, dies in January from a single gunshot wound to the head as he tends livestock near his […]
March 28, 2012

State High Court: BNSF Not Entitled to New Trial in Fatal 2003 Collision

By Beattie Law Firm of Beattie Law Firm, P.C. posted in Current Events on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. Article by: RICHARD MERYHEW and PAUL LEVY , Star Tribune The opinion reversed an appellate ruling […]
March 13, 2012

Iowa Workers Compensation – Big Decision for Truck Drivers

In a very significant Iowa Workers Compensation law decision, and a big decision for truck drivers, the Iowa Supreme Court established a precedent that prevents various […]
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 […]