Tag: GRL Law

Story County Prosecutor Sanctioned for Misconduct

Nevada, Story County, Iowa.  Don’t nip at The Wolf.  He bites back! An Assistant Story County Attorney attempted to prosecute a meritless operating while intoxicated case against GRL’s client.  As usual, GRL gave the prosecutor the opportunity to do the right thing but he could not “let the bear go.”  When the prosecutor finally saw […]

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THANK YOU

Thank you! I want to thank Sydney Ross for the way she handled my case. It was difficult and required an extensive amount of research. Even though the odds were stacked against her in court, she represented me well. She shared my case with other attorneys in the practice who all supported her. All of […]

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Three Million Dollar Gross Negligence Verdict

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 […]

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$154,900 Settlement for Wrongful Arrest

Ankeny, Polk County, Iowa.  GRL’s Government Accountability Division obtained a settlement of $154,900 for an Ankeny man who was wrongfully arrested by Ankeny Police Department earlier this year.  While the financial compensation was substantial for GRL’s client, it was not the most incredible part of this case. Apologies, especially sincere apologies, simply do not happen […]

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Another Marijuana OWI Win!

The district court in northwest Iowa recently granted the State’s Motion to Dismiss following a ruling suppressing the results of a blood test obtained through implied consent. The drugged driving attorneys at GRL Law challenged the test results under Iowa Code section 321J.11, the state’s independent testing law. The state trooper originally requested a urine […]

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Respecting Officer Has Positive Impact

Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.  GRL’s client put on a clinic on how to appropriately interact with law enforcement while effectively invoking her rights.  She was compliant, polite, and respectful while still confidently invoking her rights. The result was the charge of Operating While Intoxicated being amended to a simple misdemeanor public intoxication charge.

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