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Rush On Business

Rush On Business

Covers business litigation, employment law, franchise law, incorporation and starting a business. By Rush Nigut.

http://www.rushonbusiness.com/
  • May 18

    Iowa LLC and Incorporation Fast Track Filing Service

    Iowa LLC and Incorporation Fast Track Filing Service
    I am excited to announce that I have been a part of a pilot project through the Iowa Secretary of State’s office which now enables our law firm to offer online fast track limited liability company (LLC) and incorporation filing…
  • May 17

    Michigan State $500 Million Settlement Should be a Wake Up Call for Business and Organizational Leader

    Michigan State $500 Million Settlement Should be a Wake Up Call for Business and Organizational Leader
    On our new Brick Gentry Trial Team Blog I write about how the $500,000,000 settlement Michigan State is paying to the young woman sexually abused by Larry Nassar sends a strong message to business and organizational leaders. DO THE RIGHT…
  • May 15

    Buying a Franchise: Is it Really a Proven Business Model?

    Buying a Franchise: Is it Really a Proven Business Model?
    One of the things I hear over and over from distressed franchisees is that they purchased a franchise because it was a “proven business model.” Now, I don’t blame most franchisees for this thought process as they head into…
Rank this Week: 286

Iowa Estate Plan

Iowa Estate Plan

Covers information and news on estate planning and probate. By Matthew Gardner.

http://www.iowaestateplan.com/
  • Apr 8

    Avoiding Probate Just Got a Little Easier...For Certain Estate

    Avoiding Probate Just Got a Little Easier...For Certain Estate
    Currently in Iowa, if a decedent owns personal property that totals $25,000 or less, and that property would normally pass under a Will or the intestate statute, you can skip probate with just an affidavit.  The governor recently signed…
  • Jun 11

    Intentional Interference With Inheritance - Estate of Boman (2017)

    Intentional Interference With Inheritance - Estate of Boman (2017)
    You gotta love email.  In seconds, I can transmit a message around the globe to one person or to hundreds of people, or I can share a photo of my dog, Georgia.  Or you can email your parents' attorney and tell the attorney what…
  • Jan 15

    Take That Step

    Take That Step
    This past year, I had the opportunity to go skydiving. What a blast! I had wanted to skydive for a while so I was anxious to jump out. However,  when you are on the edge of the plane door, looking out at the ground several thousand feet…
Rank this Week: 279

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 13

    How Can You Get Unemployment Benefits?

    How Can You Get Unemployment Benefits?
    Unemployment benefits are a necessity for any worker who has been terminated or who quit their job due to reasons attributable to the employer.  Most often, however, claimants for these benefits are denied at the initial fact-finding…
  • May 21

    How to argue for underinsured motorist coverage in a wrongful death case

    How to argue for underinsured motorist coverage in a wrongful death case
    Auto accident claims often involve multiple insurance companies, insurance policies, and provisions within those policies.  There is the liability insurance for the at-fault driver as well as uninsured and underinsured coverage in the…
  • May 17

    How to argue in favor of coverage when an insurance company denies coverage

    How to argue in favor of coverage when an insurance company denies coverage
    Clients will come to us when an insurance company has denied coverage, looking for a way around the denial.  Sometimes this is not possible depending on the circumstances, but often the insurance company points to language in the…
Rank this Week: 598

RSH Legal blog

RSH Legal blog

Covers Iowa personal injury.

https://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
Rank this Week: 1668

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

RSH Legal Personal Injury Blog

Covers workers' compensation and personal injury in Iowa.

http://www.fightingforfairness.com/free-articles/
  • Jun 21

    Do’s and Don’ts After a Bicycle Crash in Iowa

    Do’s and Don’ts After a Bicycle Crash in Iowa
    There’s no contest in a collision between a bicycle and a vehicle. You’re the small guy in this equation and it’s likely any collision will result in damage to you and your bike. There are a fe... This article…
  • Jun 12

    Iowa Motorcycle Laws: 3 Things to Know Before Getting On a Bike

    Iowa Motorcycle Laws: 3 Things to Know Before Getting On a Bike
    There’s nothing like riding Iowa’s highways and back roads on a motorcycle.  Whether riding alone, or with friends, it’s important to always follow Iowa’s motorcycle laws.  Here are 3 thing... This…
  • Jun 6

    What You Need to Know About Iowa Dog Bite Claim

    What You Need to Know About Iowa Dog Bite Claim
    A dog bite can happen in the blink of an eye and leave you or a loved one severely injured, confused and in pain.  You may not know what to do next.  If you or a loved one has been attacked by a do... This article What You Need…
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Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jun 21

    Improper Body Mechanics While Lifting Far From Only Cause Of Nursing Injurie

    Improper Body Mechanics While Lifting Far From Only Cause Of Nursing Injurie
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. A commenter on our firm’s Facebook page stated the use of proper body mechanics will prevent nurses from getting injured. There is some truth to that…
  • Jun 18

    Employee Workers’ Compensation Fraud? No – Employer Fraud Rampant.

    Employee Workers’ Compensation Fraud? No – Employer Fraud Rampant.
    Attorney Leonard Jernigan compiled a list of the biggest workers’ compensation frauds Today’s post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. My friend and colleague Len Jernigan has again compiled the Top 10…
  • Jun 14

    Temporary Help Employees Can Sue Their Employers?!

    Temporary Help Employees Can Sue Their Employers?!
    Today’s post comes from guest author Charlie Domer, from The Domer Law Firm. Temporary Help Employees Can Sue Their Employers? …. Well, maybe not. The Wisconsin Court of Appeals considered the following issue: can a temporary…
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Ann Brown Legal

Ann Brown Legal

Covers personal injury and employment law including advice for employees and persons injured by others.

https://www.annbrownlegal.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    We Stand With The Children Separated From Their Parents and Here is How You Can Too!

    We Stand With The Children Separated From Their Parents and Here is How You Can Too!
    I have been watching the news, horrified with the rest of the country, watching as immigrant children are taken from their parents at the US Border. Regardless of your feelings about immigration laws and immigration reform, I think we can all…
  • Jun 12

    Most Common Child Injury Case

    Most Common Child Injury Case
    We believe children deserve to grow up in a safe environment, which gives them the freedom to grow and develop to their fullest potential. But sometimes accidents happen. Child injury claims exist to seek justice and to provide for a safer…
  • Jun 5

    Trucking Accidents: 5 Things You Should Know if You Have Been Injured in a Car Accident with Semi-Tractor Trailer

    Trucking Accidents: 5 Things You Should Know if You Have Been Injured in a Car Accident with Semi-Tractor Trailer
    The number of semi trucks on the road has been steadily increasing and along with it, an increase in the number of fatal crashes and crashes causing injuries involving semi trucks. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety…
Rank this Week: 1616

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer…

Iowa Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation law and claims. By Gilloon, Wright & Hamel, P.C.

http://www.iowaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 12

    SECOND INJURY FUND CLAIMS, REVIEW-REOPENING CLAIMS AND PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY

    SECOND INJURY FUND CLAIMS, REVIEW-REOPENING CLAIMS AND PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY
    This post will discuss the combination of three Iowa work comp legal doctrines. First, under Iowa workers’ compensation law there is a special type of claim called a Second Injury Fund claim that allows a worker to receive industrial…
  • May 31

    JURISDICTION FOR TRUCK DRIVING INJURIES UNDER IOWA LAW

    JURISDICTION FOR TRUCK DRIVING INJURIES UNDER IOWA LAW
    For injuries that occurred prior to July 1, 2017 the rules for when a workers’ compensation claim can be brought in Iowa law can be found here on our website. For injuries that occurred on or after July 1, 2017 the rules have…
  • May 18

    ABANDONMENT OF MEDICAL CARE BY THE DEFENDANTS

    ABANDONMENT OF MEDICAL CARE BY THE DEFENDANTS
    In Iowa workers’ compensation cases the employer and insurance company have the right to choose the medical care providers for the injured worker. If the worker is unhappy with the medical care they can file a Petition for Alternate…
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The Ag Docket

The Ag Docket

Offers a perspective on current agricultural law issues. By the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation at Iowa State University.

http://www.calt.iastate.edu/blogpost
  • Jun 1

    Technical Corrections Needed for Qualified Improvement Property and NOL Carryback

    Technical Corrections Needed for Qualified Improvement Property and NOL Carryback
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contains a number of provisions that apparently do not accord with legislative intent. This is, in some cases, evidenced through discrepancies between the committee report and the language in the code. Today, we will…
  • Jun 1

    Technical Corrections Needed for Qualified Improvment Property and NOL Carryback

    Technical Corrections Needed for Qualified Improvment Property and NOL Carryback
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contains a number of provisions that apparently do not accord with legislative intent. This is, in some cases, evidenced through discrepancies between the committee report and the language in the code. Today, we will…
  • Jun 1

    Many Orchards and Vineyards Now Exempt from UNICAP

    Many Orchards and Vineyards Now Exempt from UNICAP
    Generally, the uniform capitalization rules (UNICAP) have required all farmers, regardless of size, to capitalize pre-productive costs of plants that have a pre-productive period of more than 2 years. IRC§ 263A(a)(1), (d)(1)(A)(ii).…
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Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog

Iowa Real Estate & Land Use Blog

By Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen, PC.

https://www.dickinsonlaw.com/blogs-articles/iowa-real-estate-and-land-use-blog/
  • May 29

    Major Changes to Iowa's Mechanics' Lien Law: Five Years Later

    Major Changes to Iowa's Mechanics' Lien Law: Five Years Later
    Five years ago, this blog covered major changes to Iowa’s mechanics’ lien law. Five years later, the law is still largely intact, albeit after the legislature added a couple commas to clarify its intention. After five years,…
  • May 10

    Dickinson attorneys recognized by Chambers USA as among best in Iowa

    Dickinson attorneys recognized by Chambers USA as among best in Iowa
    Chambers USA has given the Dickinson Law Firm five high rankings for practice areas in Iowa.  Dickinson was recognized for exceptional performance in: Real Estate, Corporate/M&A, Corporate/M&A: Banking & Finance, Labor…
  • Mar 30

    Title Insurance: What is it good for anyway?

    Title Insurance: What is it good for anyway?
    A recent decision from the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals may have property owners wondering what title insurance really covers. Captiva Lake Investments v. Fidelity National Title Insurance Company is a familiar story involving…
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ISU CALT Articles

ISU CALT Articles

Covers key issues in agricultural law and taxation, including federal and state legal opinions and critical legislative developments. From Iowa State University's Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation.

http://www.calt.iastate.edu/article
  • May 16

    Stray Voltage and Dairy Farms Can Lead to Large Damage Award

    Stray Voltage and Dairy Farms Can Lead to Large Damage Award
    History of Stray Voltage Suits Stray voltage causing damages to dairy farms is a problem that has been facing the dairy industry for year with damages cases dating back to 1984. Stray voltage is caused when a power line’s neutral line…
  • Apr 10

    Highlights of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for Agricultural Producer

    Highlights of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for Agricultural Producer
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) ushered in the most significant changes to our tax code in more than 30 years. On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the TCJA into law. Although most changes went into effect January 1, 2018, meaning…
  • Apr 10

    Highlights of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for Agricultural Producer

    Highlights of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act for Agricultural Producer
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) ushered in the most significant changes to our tax code in more than 30 years. On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed the TCJA into law. Although most changes went into effect January 1, 2018, meaning…
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Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

Covers the practice of interstate drug interdiction and property seizure/forfeiture. By Stowers & Sarcone, PLC.

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Mar 30

    Iowa Stand Your Ground Defense Rejected

    Iowa Stand Your Ground Defense Rejected
    STAND YOUR GROUND DEFENSE REJECTED A Johnson County judge rejected defendant Lamar Wilson’s “stand your ground” defense in one of the first publicized uses of the defense since the law was enacted in 2017.  The State…
  • Mar 28

    Iowa Appellate Lawyers: How to Appeal Your Iowa Conviction

    Iowa Appellate Lawyers: How to Appeal Your Iowa Conviction
    IOWA APPEALS AND APPELLATE LAWYERS Criminal appeals can be complicated business. Choosing a lawyer with appellate experience is important. An appeal is not a retrial. There are no hearings, no juries and no new evidence. An appeal is merely…
  • Mar 23

    Iowa Harassment Charge

    Iowa Harassment Charge
    Iowa State Student Charged with First Degree Harassment Story County authorities have charged an Iowa State student with first degree harassment, an aggravated misdemeanor, after the student made threatening comments online and one student…
Rank this Week: 2598

Iowa Family Law Blog

Iowa Family Law Blog

By Dickinson Mackaman Tyler & Hagen, PC.

https://www.dickinsonlaw.com/blogs-articles/iowa-family-law-blog/
  • Mar 7

    Adoptions in Iowa Include Enforceable Surrogacy Contract

    Adoptions in Iowa Include Enforceable Surrogacy Contract
    As a family law attorney, one of the most rewarding roles I have is serving as legal counsel in adoptions. From step-parent adoptions to private adoptions to interstate adoptions, I have assisted many families in becoming legally established…
  • Aug 14

    Iowa revamps its child support guidelines--sort of

    Iowa revamps its child support guidelines--sort of
    Since 2009, Iowa has used the Pure Income Shares Model approach to determine what amount of support is sufficient for parents who have separated. This model combines each parent’s income, compares it to a schedule that sets support on…
  • May 23

    Temporary Modification

    Temporary Modification
    A common occurrence that arises subsequent to a divorce is when a parent receives word that his or her ex-spouse or partner is spontaneously taking a job 75 miles away or moving out of the state to reunite with his high school sweetheart.…
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Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Quad Cities Injury Lawyers

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice issues for Illinois and Iowa lawyers. By Michael J. Warner & Associates.

http://qcinjurylawyers.wordpress.com
  • Sep 7

    Medicare Set-asides – Still Not Required in Liability Case

    Medicare Set-asides – Still Not Required in Liability Case
    The old rules were easily understood. Certain workers comp claims required a Medicare set-aside – and the rules for those claims were straightforward. For other claims – liability and no-fault cases – the parties were still…
  • Jun 2

    Iowa Supreme Court Recognizes Cause of Action for Wrongful Birth (Sort of)

    Iowa Supreme Court Recognizes Cause of Action for Wrongful Birth (Sort of)
    Is this big? Time will tell. Either way, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled in a surprisingly progressive way, joining the majority of states (including Illinois – over 30 years ago) in recognizing a cause of action for wrongful birth. The…
  • Jul 30

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!

    More Recognition for Warner & Zimmerle Lawyers!!
    We’re proud to announce some significant accolades for both of our attorneys! Mike Warner was nominated by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in the areas of: ADR Law: Personal Injury; Personal Injury: Professional Malpractice Personal…
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MOIAFarmLaw.com

MOIAFarmLaw.com

An agricultural law blawg providing information and updates on legal issues and case law in Iowa and Missouri. By Orsborn, Milani, Mitchell & Goedken, L.L.P.

http://moiafarmlaw.com
  • Feb 21

    Right to Hunt Amendment Introduced in Iowa Again

    Right to Hunt Amendment Introduced in Iowa Again
    For the second year, a bill was introduced that would add an amendment to the Iowa Constitution declaring that Iowans have a right to hunt, fish, trap, and harvest wildlife.  The amendment’s supporters cite the need for the…
  • Jan 24

    New Resource for Conservation In Farm Lease

    New Resource for Conservation In Farm Lease
    A new resource is available for landlord’s looking to incorporate cover crops and other conservation practices into their farm lease.  Iowa Learning Farms, a part of Iowa State University Extension, just published a series of…
  • Mar 19

    Missouri Strictly Construes Private Road Statute

    Missouri Strictly Construes Private Road Statute
    Missouri Courts recently addressed issues relating to the increase in size and weight of farm equipment and resulting problems accessing farmland. As equipment gets larger and heavier, existing easements and roads that have been used for…
Rank this Week: 2387

MOIAFarmLaw.com

MOIAFarmLaw.com

Provides updates and discussions on agricultural law issues in Iowa and Missouri. By Orsborn, Milani, Mitchell & Goedken, L.L.P.

http://moiafarmlaw.com
  • Feb 21

    Right to Hunt Amendment Introduced in Iowa Again

    Right to Hunt Amendment Introduced in Iowa Again
    For the second year, a bill was introduced that would add an amendment to the Iowa Constitution declaring that Iowans have a right to hunt, fish, trap, and harvest wildlife.  The amendment’s supporters cite the need for the…
  • Jan 24

    New Resource for Conservation In Farm Lease

    New Resource for Conservation In Farm Lease
    A new resource is available for landlord’s looking to incorporate cover crops and other conservation practices into their farm lease.  Iowa Learning Farms, a part of Iowa State University Extension, just published a series of…
  • Mar 19

    Missouri Strictly Construes Private Road Statute

    Missouri Strictly Construes Private Road Statute
    Missouri Courts recently addressed issues relating to the increase in size and weight of farm equipment and resulting problems accessing farmland. As equipment gets larger and heavier, existing easements and roads that have been used for…
Rank this Week: 2384

Duffy Law Office

Duffy Law Office

Covers estate planning and elder law in Iowa.

http://www.duffylawoffice.com/blog/
  • Dec 14

    Trusts and the Estate Tax

    Trusts and the Estate Tax
    Last week, we told you about what the Presidential candidates are proposing to do with the estate tax. This week, we want to tell you that regardless of what the estate tax is now or what it will be in the future, there are certain estate…
  • Dec 14

    Attorneys Want to Help

    Attorneys Want to Help
    One of the most difficult things for most attorneys to deal with is meeting with potential clients, hearing their stories, and having to say, “I’m sorry. I cannot help you.” The popular image of attorneys is that they are in…
  • Dec 14

    Trusts and the Estate Tax

    Trusts and the Estate Tax
    Last week, we told you about what the Presidential candidates are proposing to do with the estate tax. This week, we want to tell you that regardless of what the estate tax is now or what it will be in the future, there are certain estate…
Rank this Week: 4037

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

Covers business, employment, trust & estates family, real estate, regulatory compliance and utility law. By Sullivan & Ward, PC.

http://www.iowa-lawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court
    In this day of technology, it is no surprise that the court systems are moving to using an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS for short) for parties to file documents with the Court, without even setting foot in the Courthouse. The…
  • Apr 14

    Service by Facebook?

    Service by Facebook?
    A New York judge recently entered an Order allowing a woman to serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook.  In Iowa, generally, a competent adult must accept service or be served in-person in order accomplish proper…
  • Mar 19

    Interactive Process in Action

    Interactive Process in Action
    If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom.  I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you…
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