Lee Hook Recognized in U.S. News Best Lawyers© 2019 Edition

Attorney Lee Hook has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© for the 2019 edition in the area of Workers' Compensation - Employers. Lee has been recognized in this category since 2011.

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Lee Hook Speaking at NWCDN Annual Conference

Attorney Lee Hook will be a speaker at the annual NWCDN conference, September 27, 2018 in Minneapolis. He will be presenting a Q&A on Iowa Law. Peddicord Wharton is a member of the National Workers' Compensation Defense Network, a unique and dynamic organization consisting of attorneys representing...


Kathryn Johnson is a presenter at Iowa Self-Insurers Association's Annual Conference

On September 20, 2018, attorney Kathryn Johnson will be speaking at the Iowa Self-Insurers Association's Annual Conference in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Her topic:  Case Law Update
Learn about relevant Appellate and Agency Cases impacting Iowa workers compensation claims including an update on Evenson v. Winnebago from ...


Peddicord Wharton Partner, Scott Beattie, Appointed District Court Judge in Judicial District 5C

On June 6, 2018, Gov. Kim Reynolds appointed Peddicord Wharton Partner, Scott J. Beattie, as a district court judge in Judicial District 5C. Scott will fill the judicial seat formerly held by Judge Eliza Ovrom.

Scott joined Peddicord Wharton in 2003 and became a partner with...


Firm Achieves Summary Judgment and Complete Dismissal of Product Defect and Negligence Suit

Attorneys Randy Wilharber and Clarissa Bierstedt achieved summary judgment and complete dismissal of a product defect and negligence suit seeking in excess of 1.5M in damages on behalf of Nestle in defense of a severe burn injury to a minor child who...


Firm Obtains Successful Defense Verdict in Jury Trial for Professional Liability Case

Attorneys Jack Wharton and Clarissa Bierstedt successfully obtained a defense verdict as a result of a jury trial for a professional liability lawsuit. The plaintiff brought a negligence claim against an insurance agency alleging it made changes to her insurance coverage without her...


Alison Stewart is a Presenter at 2018 Iowa Employment Conference

Attorney Alison Stewart will present on the topic of Iowa Basics of Workers’ Compensation at the Iowa Employment Conference in April, to be held at the Prairie Meadows conference center in Altoona, Iowa.



Attorney Bierstedt Obtains Favorable Verdict for Client at Trial

Clarissa Bierstedt successfully defended a personal injury action at trial. The plaintiff’s claims were related to a motor vehicle accident in which the defendant had pulled into the plaintiff’s path from a stop sign, resulting in a collision. Prior to trial, the defendants...


Peddicord Wharton named one of 2018 Best Law Firms in Iowa by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

Peddicord Wharton has been named one of the 2018 Best Law Firms in Iowa by U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® in the area of Workers’ Compensation - Employers.

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Attorney Marshall Tuttle Speaks at 2017 IAWC Seminar

Attorney Marshall Tuttle is a speaker at the 39th Annual Seminar for The Iowa Association of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers. His presentation is titled, “Agency Case Law Update.” Read more about the conference at IAWC Seminar.



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