The Iowa Supreme Court has issued a decision answering a certified question on the issue of whether third-party administrators can be held liable for bad faith.
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.
Attorneys Peter Thill and Brandon Lobberecht recently prevailed in representing the City of Davenport by obtaining summary judgment resulting in a dismissal of review reopening workers' compensation claim on statute of limitation grounds.
Jean Dickson was inducted as a Fellow into The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers at the Thirteenth Annual Induction Dinner in Coral Gables, Florida, on March 16, 2019. The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers was established to honor those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of workers' compensation. Members are nominated for the outstanding traits they have developed in their practice of twenty years or longer representing plaintiffs, defendants, serving as judges or acting for the benefit of all in education, overseeing agencies and developing legislation. Jean was the only lawyer from the state of Iowa inducted this year.
Registration is now open for our spring seminar. Our Workers' Compensation and Employment Law team will be presenting topics to help you successfully investigate and defend workers' compensation claims and related employment law matters.
We are proud to announce that we are a sponsor of the 2019 CLM Workers' Compensation Conference at The Westin Chicago River North in Chicago, Illinois on May 21-23, 2019.