RESULTS FOR CATEGORY: Litigation & Trial Law
Sep. 3, 2012 – The Dickinson Law Newsroom, Dickinson Law News, Iowa Banking Law Blog, Iowa Employer Law Blog
Eighteen attorneys from Dickinson, Mackaman, Tyler & Hagen, P.C. were selected by their legal industry peers for inclusion in 28 areas of law in the recently‐released 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Apr. 17, 2012 – Joan M. Fletcher, Iowa Employer Law Blog
In a recently decided case, AKM LLC, d.b.a Volks Constructors v. Secretary of Labor, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit sided with the employer on the issue of whether OSHA’s record keeping requirement and five year regulatory retention period allows OSHA to disregard the Act’s six month statute of limitations period.
Mar. 16, 2012 – David M. Repp
To what extent can Iowa parents be liable for damages caused by their children? Generally, under common law, parents are not responsible unless the damages can be directly attributable to some action or inaction of the parent. Under the Iowa Parental Responsibility Act, though, parents may be liable for their children’s unlawful acts no matter how closely they are supervised or controlled.
Mar. 15, 2012 – John E. Lande, Iowa Banking Law Blog
On March 14 the Iowa Civil Justice Task Force released recommendations for reforming the state’s civil justice system, including a recommendation to establish specialized “business courts.” Before Iowa can launch a business court system, however, two important issues must be addressed.
Mar. 6, 2012 – Russell L. Samson, Iowa Employer Law Blog
The Eighth Circuit reversed a decision by a federal judge in the Northern District of Iowa to award attorney fees and costs to the defendant-employer in EEOC v. CRST Van Expedited, Inc. following a series of rulings which effectively dismissed sexual harassment claims brought by the EEOC on behalf of 270 women.