Common Questions for Car Crash Lawyers

  Being involved in a car accident is a traumatic event, one that can leave you feeling confused, uncertain, and even scared. Especially if you’ve never been in an auto accident, you may have lots of questions about what to...
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When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Suffering a personal injury can be a traumatic experience, and it can be tempting to seek justice through the courts in order to be made whole after such an event. However, each personal injury is different, and the circumstances surrounding...
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What is Maximum Medical Improvement?

Maximum Medical Improvement, or MMI, occurs when an injured person reaches a state where his or her condition cannot be improved any further or when a treatment plateau in a person’s healing process is reached. It means that the patient...
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Changes to Iowa’s Law Limit Medical Negligence Actions

Over a year ago, the Iowa legislature passed Senate File 465 which makes various changes to the section of Iowa’s Code relating to noneconomic damage awards against health care providers.  The effects of those changes are starting to be felt...
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Estate Planning: More than Just Wills

By Kale Rogers of Peters Law Firm, P.C. posted in estate planning and probate on Friday, February 9, 2018. If you've read our previous blog you know estate planning includes more than just Wills. A proper estate plan utilizes various mechanisms designed to distribute the things...
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By Kale Rogers of Peters Law Firm, P.C. posted in workers' compensation on Friday, February 2, 2018. House File 518, signed into law by Governor Branstad, made significant changes to Iowa's workers' compensation law. These changes took effect on July 1, 2017 and will likely lead to increased costs of...
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Bird Law and Estate Planning?

By Kale Rogers of Peters Law Firm, P.C. posted in estate planning and probate on Thursday, January 11, 2018. If you are unfamiliar with the highly specialized, seemingly imaginary area of law known as bird law, you're not alone. My own dad, one of the partners...
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