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August 10, 2015

It’s time to put the phone away

It’s something we hear day after day – texting and driving is dangerous. But how about having our phones while driving in general? Even if you […]
June 19, 2015

The Beattie Law Firm – nationally recognized leading law firm representing victims of propane explosions

Propane gas explosion litigation is an extremely complex and difficult area of law, and thus highly specialized. Should a victim of a propane gas explosion face […]
June 2, 2015

Beattie Law Firm: Your Anhydrous Ammonia Experts

Anhydrous ammonia is a gas with a sharp and suffocating odor. If it is not properly handled it can result in serious injury or death. Exposure […]
May 15, 2015

In The News – May 15

Nationwide Train Derailment At least seven people were killed and more than 200 people hurt after an Amtrak train derailed and rolled onto its side in […]
May 7, 2015

What Are They Saying? Personal Injury Terminology You Should Know

The personal injury lawsuit process is complicated and time-consuming. We at The Beattie Law Firm are skilled at personal injury cases; however, those who have little […]
April 15, 2015

Reports Show an Increase in Bicycle/Motor Vehicle Accidents

The Governors Highway Safety Association recently released a report on bicyclist safety. The disturbing statistics show that between 2010 and 2012, there was a 16% increase […]
April 3, 2015

Stay Out Of The Dog House

You already know that 2014 was a record year for dog bites, with over 17,000 claims nationwide. This comes out to more than 45 incidents per […]
March 27, 2015

AAA Foundation Releases Video Of Dashcam Footage of Distracted Teen Drivers

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety analyzed nearly 1,700 videos that capture the actions of teens just moments before a crash. The study found that distractions […]
March 25, 2015

Carbon Monoxide Leak Prompts Evacuation At Council Bluffs Motel

Dangerous carbon monoxide levels forced an evacuation at a Council Bluffs motel on Sunday. Known as the silent killer, carbon monoxide filled the pool room and […]
March 18, 2015

March 2015 – Nationwide Rural Road Safety

Case Study #1: Attorney Analysis The following analysis of a tractor-motorcycle collision is courtesy of Donald G. Beattie, Beattie Law Firm, Des Moines, Iowa, and offered […]
March 17, 2015

St. Patrick’s Day Safety Tips

Shamrocks, and Leprechauns and Pots ‘o Gold! Oh, My! What began as a day of religious revelry for the patron saint of Ireland has turned into […]
March 11, 2015

Pedestrian Accidents

By Beattie Law Firm of Beattie Law Firm, P.C. on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Winter’s chill has finally lifted and people are headed outdoors en masse to enjoy the pleasant […]