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Posted on 10/31/2018 at 01:25 PM by Mollie Pawlosky

Insurance Appraisers May Determine the Cause of Loss

In a case of first impression, Walnut Creek Townhome Association v. Depositors Insurance Company, the Iowa Supreme Court...

Posted on 08/02/2018 at 02:57 PM by Mollie Pawlosky

Parents’ Payment of Kids’ Debt Gives Kids Right of Contribution

The Iowa Supreme Court, in a factually complicated case involving multiple parties, lasting over nine year, and making t...

Posted on 03/02/2017 at 12:09 PM by Mollie Pawlosky

The fifth protection for ag borrowers during foreclosure

The fifth protection for ag borrowers:  The lender is barred from seeking foreclosure without redemption. If the mo...

Posted on 03/02/2017 at 10:32 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

The fourth protection for ag borrowers during foreclosure

The fourth protection for ag borrowers:  The borrower is allowed to seek a continuance. A continuance may allow the...

Posted on 12/20/2016 at 12:19 PM by Mollie Pawlosky

Policy statute of limitations did not bar bad faith suit

Thomas and Lana Schlapkohl brought a claim for bad faith against their insurance carrier, American Family Insurance, all...

Posted on 12/20/2016 at 11:58 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

Litigating for 31 months waived right to arbitration

Waiving the right to arbitrate requires conduct or activity inconsistent with the right to arbitrate, as well as prejudi...

Posted on 12/20/2016 at 11:24 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

Tavern exercised reasonable care, because harm was not foreseeable

The question whether a defendant breached a duty to an injured person turns on whether the defendant has exercised reaso...
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