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...


Online Fraud Reporting System

A new Fraud Bureau within the Iowa Insurance Division investigates insurance fraud in workers’ compensation cases, which is a Class D Felony under Iowa Code Chapter 507E. Below is the link to the online reporting form to be used to report potential fraud to the Bureau. The...


Alison Stewart Joins Firm as Associate Attorney

Alison Stewart has joined the Peddicord Wharton law firm as an Associate Attorney. She will be working in the practice areas of workers’ compensation, personal injury defense, and family law.

Prior to the Peddicord firm, Alison worked in the trial division of a large insurance company, as...


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.



Drake Law Review Conference Room Named After Dale Peddicord

Drake University Law School named a conference room in the Law Review area after attorney Dale Peddicord in recognition of his donation to the law school. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on October 6, 2017.



Attorney Randy Wilharber invited to prestigious Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers

Attorney Randy Wilharber was invited as a Fellow into the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL). Fellowship in the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers is by invitation only, upon sponsorship and recommendation from peers and judges and unanimous approval by the Board of...


Iowa ABOTA Chapter Reconnects with its Roots

The Iowa State Bar Association featured an article in the September 2017 issue of its The Iowa Lawyer magazine, in which attorney Dale Peddicord is featured. The Iowa Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) spent the past year recording video interviews with a...


Tyler Smith Joins Firm as Associate Attorney

Tyler Smith has joined the Peddicord Wharton law firm as an Associate Attorney. He will be working in the practice areas of litigation, employment law, insurance defense and workers’ compensation.

Prior to the Peddicord firm, Tyler clerked at UnityPoint Health, Whitfield & Eddy,...


Attorney Lee Hook Recognized in the 2018 Best Lawyers® edition

Attorney Lee Hook has been selected for the 2018 Best Lawyers® edition for Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers. Lee has been recognized in this category annually since 2011.



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