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1 in 3 Nursing Homes Didn’t Follow This Simple Step!

Posted by Danny Cornell | Jun 03, 2020 | 0 Comments

Long term care facilities account for more than a third of our country's pandemic fatalities. “Nursing home residents had targets on their backs the moment the virus hit our shores,” said Mike Dark, an attorney with the nonprofit California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform. “There is an inertia...

Can a Car Accident Cause PTSD?

Posted by Danny Cornell | Feb 06, 2020 | 0 Comments

Yes, a car accident, particularly a serious one, is an especially traumatic experience that can leave a survivor feeling devastated. Every person reacts and recovers from trauma differently. Two soldiers who hit an IED in the same Humvee can have very different injuries. One can be shaken for a f...

How A Car Accident & Tickets Affect Your Insurance Rates

Posted by Danny Cornell | Feb 03, 2020 | 0 Comments

One of the main concerns for drivers is whether an accident or a speeding ticket. The answer is that both have the potential to seriously increase your car insurance rates. How Car Accidents Affect Your Insurance Rates? Generally, you will not see an increase in your rates until you renew the pol...

Why Did I Choose to Become A Personal Injury Lawyer?

Posted by Danny Cornell | Jan 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week, my student intern asked me why I chose to become a personal injury lawyer. He went on to share that he has been asked why he himself chose to learn from a personal injury lawyer, better known as an "ambulance chaser." A description we have all heard hundreds of times. I like la...

Understanding Iowa’s Comparative Negligence Laws

Posted by Danny Cornell | Nov 06, 2019 | 0 Comments

After being injured in a motor vehicle accident due to the reckless and careless driving of another, you will need to pursue a personal injury claim to recover your damages, including economic damages like medical bills and lost wages along with non-economic damages like pain and suffering. In Io...

Some of the Most Common Car Accident Injuries

Posted by Danny Cornell | Oct 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 6 million accidents occur in the United States every year, 3 million of which result in injuries. Injuries in a car accident can range from minor scrapes and bruises to debilitating catastrophic injuries, or even death. Alth...

Can You Get Hurt in a Low Impact Car Accident?

Posted by Danny Cornell | Sep 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

A low impact motor vehicle accident might not seem serious, but despite appearances, this type of accident can cause injuries. Unfortunately, many car insurance companies believe that if minimal property damage was involved, the occupants are all likely unharmed. In fact, many car insurance compa...

What is the Most Common Injury in a Car Accident?

Posted by Danny Cornell | Sep 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

No matter how minor or severe a motor vehicle accident is, it is always possible to sustain injuries, some of which can negitively affect you for many years to come. If you have been in a car accident, it is important that you seek medical attention to make sure a serious condition isn't brewing....

Why You Should Hire a Truck Accident Attorney

Posted by Danny Cornell | Apr 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Serious car wrecks generally require legal help to ensure fair compensation from the insurance industry. However, truck accidents call for more attention and expertise due to the fact that they frequently result in catastrophic injuries and are far more complicated legally. There are more trucks ...

O’Rourke Makes Campaign Stop in Mount Pleasant

Posted by Danny Cornell | Mar 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke recently stopped right here, in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, as part of the kick-off to his 2020 bid for the White House. During his visit, he addressed several controversial issues surrounding his candidacy, including writings he made as a teenager and rhet...

How Do I Qualify for Disability Benefits for Lupus?

Posted by Danny Cornell | Oct 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you have lupus, you might qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security disability income (SSDI). In order to qualify for benefits, your condition must significantly impair your functions. Your impairments must also meet the criteria set by the Social Security Administratio...

Burlington Pays $2M to Family of Woman Killed by Officer

Posted by Danny Cornell | Jul 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Southeastern Iowa city has agreed to pay $2 million to the family of a woman who was mistakenly killed by a police officer. A federal court was notified this month that the settlement in Burlington was reached in the wrongful death lawsuit. Autumn Steele, 34, died after she was shot in the ches...

Wrongful Death Claims in Iowa

Posted by Danny Cornell | Jun 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

A death that was caused by another person or entity's negligent or wrongful acts can qualify as a “wrongful death.” When a wrongful death happens in the state of Iowa, the damages that are awarded to beneficiaries of the deceased are distributed as part of that person's estate. Wrongful death cla...

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