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 consent.…

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 offered $20,000 …

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. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client…

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 Governors. Membership is li…

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 number of its …

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.

Attorney Adam Bates Named Partner

Attorney Adam Bates was named Partner at the Peddicord Wharton law firm, effective January 1, 2017. Adam concentrates his efforts on workers' compensation and personal injury defense. Adam is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, the Nebraska State Bar Association, the Polk County Bar Ass…



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