Vinton, Benton County, Iowa. Cory F. Gourley was part of a legal team representing the family of a young man who was killed in a tragic mining accident. The extraordinarily difficult part of such cases is that injured individuals, and even families of those who are killed in workplace accidents, generally have no recourse against […]
What. A. Year! 2022 was a whirlwind at GRL. The year seemed like it was in non-stop fast-forward from the very beginning. Cases backlogged by COVID were finally able to proceed. Insurance companies that had been sitting on their reserves throughout COVID finally found themselves staring down the reality of a jury trial on civil […]
Madison County, Iowa. Unfortunately motor vehicle accidents are a common and often result in serious injuries or death to those involved. One such case was recently handled by attorney Matt Lindholm where his client was hit and killed while riding his motorcycle. The driver of the other vehicle had crossed the center line after having […]
Attorney Matt Lindholm recently reached a settlement for a client who was injured on a charter boat while fishing in Alaska with his family. The captain of the boat failed to reduce the speed of the boat while returning from their fishing trip and his the wake of another boat which caused the client to […]
Police misconduct exists in Iowa. Racial disparities in Iowa’s criminal and civil justice system exist. They are real. They are problematic. Unfortunately, neither police misconduct nor racial disparity in our justice systems are likely to undergo real, substantive reform anytime in the near future. The reason? The law, as it exists, fosters, breeds, and encourages […]
At GRL Law, we are preparing to argue yet another case before the Iowa Supreme Court next month in State v. Sewell. The case involves law enforcement’s attempts to record phone conversations between arrested persons and their attorneys while at the jail. As we prepare to argue Sewell, we also eagerly await two pending decisions […]
Persistence Pays Off – GRL Law Secures Payment of Over Half-a-Million Dollars for Victims of Nursing Home Negligence
Ottumwa, Iowa. After a long, drawn-out battle, GRL Law finally received payment totaling $580,194.79, for clients whose mother died as a result of nursing home negligence while residing at Good Samaritan Society nursing home in Ottumwa, Iowa. Rather than accept responsibility, Good Samaritan fought tooth and nail, drawing the proceedings out as long as possible, hoping […]
The Workers Compensation System is intended to protect the rights of employees who are injured at work.
What a traumatic brain injury is, is it’s a dysfunction in the brain that occurs as a result of a blow or a jolt to the head or the body.
Whether or not auto insurance covers bicycle accidents depends on the situation and depends on how the accident occurs.