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IOWA SUPREME COURT RULES… On May 7, 2021, the Iowa Supreme Court decided the case of Holmes v. Pomeroy. A link to that case is found at the end of this article. The Iowa Supreme Court addressed whether evidence found on a driver’s cell phone that the driver, on several occa… Read More
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Is a Forwarded Email Attachment an Exception to the Hearsay Rule?

The Iowa Court of Appeals recently addressed the above-described question. Normally an admission by a party opponent is not hearsay. A document drafted by a party opponent would clearly fit within such an admission. It is less clear, however, if a pa… Read More
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Iowa Supreme Court Allows Post-Accident Evidence of Intoxication in Dram Shop Suit

On March 30, 2018, the Iowa Supreme Court issued a decision finding that evidence of a person’s demonstration of intoxication after an accident, may be used in a dram shop lawsuit as evidence that a licensed establishment serving alcohol knew or sh… Read More
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Should Iowa Auto Insurance Companies Be Required to Disclose Limits?

Pending law before the West Virginia legislature would allow attorneys representing persons who are injured in automobile accidents access to information about the other driver’s insurance coverage and liability limits before a lawsuit is filed… Read More
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Rollover Accident in Cedar Rapids Sends 3 to Hospital

On Monday, December 12, 2011, an unexpected accident took place in southeast Cedar Rapids when a skid loader came loose and caused a serious rollover accident in Cedar Rapids. Authorities indicated that the accident was caused when a loaded trailer d… Read More
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2 Children Suffer Head Injuries in Cedar Rapids Car Crash

On December 8, 2011, a serious Cedar Rapids car accident took place around 8 p.m. on Thursday night. Cedar Rapids police indicated that the wreck occurred at 429 Stoney Creek Road NW. When officers arrived on the scene, they found that a sport-utilit… Read More
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Driver Dies After Suffering a Brain Injury in an Eastern Iowa Crash

In late November, a Hiawatha man died in an early morning auto accident due to a brain injury in Iowa. The fatal accident occurred on U.S. Highway 20 near Gilbertville at mile marker 241 around 2:45 a.m. A witness told the Black Hawk County Sheriff… Read More
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Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated Lands Three in Jail After Eastern Iowa Crashes

On November 20, 2011, a Waterloo accident occurred in which police officers were called to a crash around 5 p.m. to the area of Sergeant Road and Washington Street. They indicated that one of the drivers drove the wrong way down a one-way street and… Read More
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72-Year-Old Woman Hospitalized After Linn County Crash

On the morning of November 29, 2011, a two-car accident in Linn County occurred involving a 72-year-old woman. According to officials, the elderly woman was hospitalized after being extricated from her vehicle. This Eastern Iowa car crash happened on… Read More
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Red Light Video Camera Captured Cedar Rapids Crash on Tape

On November 9, 2011, a Cedar Rapids two-vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of Sixth Street and Second Avenue SW. According to authorities, the crash happened around 12:25 Wednesday afternoon. John L. Mouchka, 68, of Cedar Rapids, was trave… Read More
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