Legal Issues

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How to Avoid Spoliation of Evidence Allegations - November 10, 2020

Litigation or the threat of litigation comes with many risks. By implementing ICP protocol, you can reduce your risk of a claim of spoliation of evidence. Read More »

Eviction Order FAQs from the CDC - October 16, 2020

Iowa landlords must continue to follow Iowa Supreme Court Order on evictions Read More »

Commercial Leases in Light of COVID-19 - October 14, 2020

Whether renegotiating or entering a new lease, there are several contractual provisions commercial landlords and tenants should consider in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More »

Implications for Iowa Landlords on the Recent Iowa Supreme Court Order - October 5, 2020

The Iowa Supreme Court provides further guidance regarding the implementation of the CDC's eviction order. Read More »

Iowa Supreme Court Issues Order on Federal CDC Eviction Order - October 2, 2020

On Friday, October 2, the Iowa Supreme Court issued an order implementing the Centers for Disease Control order temporarily halting certain residential evictions. Read More »

Status of Shoulder Injuries After The 2017 Amendments - October 1, 2020

The Iowa Workers' Compensation Act was amended in 2017 to make shoulder injuries part of the schedule. Confusion has abounded ever since. Read More »

The Impact of Employment on Unscheduled Work Injury Compensation - September 30, 2020

Recent decisions by the Iowa Workers' Compensation Commissioner clarify when an injured worker's current employment may impact the decision to award benefits based on an industrial disability analysis rather than the functional impairment ratings. Read More »

Workers' Compensation Commission Extends Virtual Hearings - September 28, 2020

Hearings may be continued or conducted virtually. Read More »

Lawsuit Filed Challenging CDC Eviction Moratorium - September 17, 2020

A Virginia landlord claims the CDC violates constitutional limits on federal power. Read More »

Iowa Supreme Court Issues Announcement Regarding CDC Eviction Moratorium Order - September 11, 2020

The Iowa Supreme Court states it is communicating with judicial officers about the order and monitoring the situation. Read More »

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