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Posted on 09/01/2016 at 11:01 AM by John Lande

This blog has been following a number of lawsuits between insurance companies and their insureds over who is responsible...

Posted on 08/31/2016 at 12:07 PM by William Serangeli

For the purchasers of many condominiums and townhomes, the existence of a Homeowner’s Association and the bylaws a...

Posted on 08/01/2016 at 12:00 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

Brian and Tracy Liphardt alleged that they entered a contract with Scott Shaw to renovate their home. After a bench tria...

Posted on 07/28/2016 at 07:30 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

In Carroll v. REO, LLC, a real estate agent sued her former brokerage, arguing that the liquidated damages term in her i...

Posted on 07/05/2016 at 08:00 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

On June 10, 2016, a closely divided Iowa Supreme Court in National Surety Corporation v. Westlake Investments, LLC, No....

Posted on 07/01/2016 at 12:00 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

In an opinion issued on June 29, 2016, the Iowa Court of Appeals emphasized that a defendant must both plead and prove a...

Posted on 06/01/2016 at 12:00 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

The Iowa Supreme Court opinion Estate of Paul Dedrick v. Daniel J. Baldi, No. 14-1547 (May 6, 2016) addressed many impor...

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Posted on 05/10/2016 at 12:00 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

Bachelder, Inc. contracted with Reilly Construction Co., Inc. to build a pond.  Bachelder paid Reilly $116,962.13 f...

Posted on 03/15/2016 at 12:00 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

The Iowa Court of Appeals in Buhr v. Mayer’s Digging Co. and Mark Wagner ordered a new trial because the jury had...

Posted on 03/10/2016 at 12:00 AM by Mollie Pawlosky

The Iowa Court of Appeals on March 9, 2016, applied the basic principles of adverse possession and reversed the trial co...
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