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What is mediation?

When conflicts arise, there are ways to resolve them. However, depending on the parties involved and the dispute at hand, not all types of dispute resolution methods are appropriate. Thus, it is important for individuals in Iowa and elsewhere to understand what options are available and what steps are necessary to but them into action.

Addressing commercial litigation concerns

There is a long list of the types of business litigation businesses may find themselves involved in and facing. In each instance, it is important that businesses involved in business disputes, and the parties directly involved, understand and are familiar with the legal resources available to help them with commercial litigation.

What is malpractice?

Malpractice is an area of the law it is helpful for professionals in various industries to be familiar with. In some circumstances, a professional such as a medical or legal professional may be accused of not having performed their duties to their client and it is important for them to be familiar with what the allegations include and how they can defend themselves against the accusations and assertions made against them.

Richards Obtains Summary Judgment in Underinsured Motorist Case

Member/Partner Amanda Richards recently obtained summary judgment for her client in an underinsured motorist case.  The ruling found as a matter of law that there was no coverage afforded by the automobile policy and that the Plaintiff was limited in damages under the umbrella policy.  

How do lawsuits work?

If you are involved in a lawsuit, chances are good you have many questions and concerns to which you need answers and resolutions. If you are participating in civil litigation because of a legal dispute, it is helpful to understand what to expect to calm the nerves and help resolve your dispute with a successful outcome.

Understanding the mediation process

Mediation is one option to resolve a civil litigation dispute. Mediation is an alternate dispute resolution option to help resolve disputes in a manner that can be quicker, less costly and offer a variety of other advantages to the civil litigation process which is, of course, another option to help resolve disputes when mediation is not possible.

Must all legal disputes be resolved through civil litigation?

In today's world, when a dispute arises, there are different legal options for the parties to the dispute to consider. Those in the Quad Cities involved in a legal dispute may wonder what the different dispute resolution options available to them are.

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