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The Principles of Premises Liability

April 23, 2019

Property owners have a responsibility to protect customers, visitors and others who come onto their premises from physical harm, and they can be held financially liable when omissions in this area result in accidents and injuries. The victims of such mishaps may consider taking legal action, but they will need the services of a Des […]

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Can My Personal Injury Case Go Through Mediation?

April 16, 2019

Personal injury cases can be complicated and lengthy. To potentially resolve a personal injury case without the need to go to trial, you may be able to resolve the claim through mediation. If you decide to mediate, it is important that you have the assistance of an experienced Des Moines mediator who understands the law […]

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Why Do I Need an Attorney for My Loved One’s Wrongful Death Case?

April 09, 2019

When you lose a loved one due to another’s negligence or misconduct, you may have a wrongful death claim. If a liability can be established, you may be able to be compensated for expenses and damages related to your loved one’s death. Wrongful death cases are complex and insurance companies try to pay as little […]

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How to Receive Workers Compensation for Work Sustained Injuries

April 02, 2019

Workers compensation pays for medical expenses and lost wages when you’re injured on the job. Some occupational diseases are covered as well. As long as you’re eligible, you can file a claim with your employer for benefits. Iowa has a no-fault system, which means eligible employees are entitled to benefits no matter who is at-fault. […]

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Trucking Accident Do’s and Don’ts

December 22, 2018

If you are still alive after being hit by a vehicle that is 70 feet long and weighs 80,000 pounds, it is likely that you suffered serious injuries. Given their size and weight, tractor-trailers, dump trucks, garbage and other large trucks are required by law to carry insurance that is far in excess of that […]

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Dealing with a Defective Product? Why You Need an Attorney

December 16, 2018

People are injured by dangerously defective products every day. Iowa law allows those injured victims to seek compensation for their damages through product liability law. It is a complicated and difficult area of personal injury law to work in. Attorney Timm Reid is a Des Moines product liability attorney at Reid Law Firm. You can […]

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