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Common Injuries In Rideshare Accidents

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft have transformed the way we travel, providing convenient transportation options at the tap of a button. However, rideshare accidents can result in serious injuries for passengers, drivers, and pedestrians alike. It is important to understand some of the common injuries in rideshare accidents and discuss how victims can seek compensation for their damages. Types Of Injuries In Rideshare Accidents There are multiple types of injuries you could sustain in a rideshare accident. Whiplash and Neck Injuries. [...]

#1 Safety Rule for Riding a Motorcycle

Car accidents due to cell phone use RECENT COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT A 51-year-old passenger died after being in a motorcycle-car crash in Council Bluffs last Sunday. Allegedly an elderly woman, 86, driving a Ford Edge made a left turn in front of the cycle. The passenger from Underwood, Iowa died the next Wednesday at the hospital. No alcohol and not speed were involved. Probably just a matter of either poor eyesight or just not seeing the motorcycle. #1 ACCIDENT-AVOIDANCE SAFETY [...]

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Iowa Personal Injury Accidents and those Pesky Cell Phones

CELL PHONE, DISTRACTED DRIVER, OVER THE CENTERLINE, SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH I have been at this for quite a while, like well over 30 years. Nothing much has changed accept speed truck weights along with numbers of vehicles. And then there are those cell phones. Yeah, cell phones. They are a blessing and curse. They are the leading indicator of whether someone will likely have an accident. I read all the Iowa Department of Public Safety minimal crash reports. Yup, [...]

West Des Moines, Iowa

Iowa Employee Sues C6-Zero Iowa Plant Over Marengo Fire

Plant fire led to worker injuries and lawsuit filed in Iowa County. C6-Zero Iowa, LLC along with 19 other parties have been sued in Iowa County by the Blasberg’s alleging that on December 8, 2022 a conveyor belt was stuck and as allegedly instructed he opened the bottom hatch of the sealed machine and it ignited, caught on fire, and exploded. [Paragraph 53 to 56 of the Petition. Attached.] I have never heard of this business, C6-Zero. Apparently, it [...]

Central Iowa, West Des Moines

SCOTUS Allows $2.46 Billion Boy Scout Abuse Settlement to Move Ahead

Boy Scouts apparently have a settlement to pay $2.46 billion to settle sexual abuse claims. Over 140 former scouts oppose the agreement. On February 16th of this year an order issued by Justice Samuel Alito froze that process, but on the Court has now overruled Alito’s order allowing the settlement process to continue. If you or someone you know, has a sexual abuse claim or an abuse of power claim against a government official, contact the Lombardi Law Firm. Links to [...]

Webster Co, IA - Sharon Axness Injured by Drowsy Driver at Paragon Ave & 150th St

Dallas County MVA Caused by a Failure to Yield the Right of Way

A December 8, 2023 MVA between a pickup truck and a BMW in Dallas County resulted in the non-fault driver’s death. Report from the Iowa State Patrol. The BMW drove into the pickup as the pickup was making a left turn. You might wonder how does the officer know who to cite or if they should cite anyone? Remember, one driver died so of the two drivers there was only one who could be interviewed. The pickup truck driver can be [...]

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Dallas County, Iowa MVA Caused by Improperly Driving Left of Center

Central Iowa lawyer handles fatal car, truck and motorcycle accidents statewide. This collision occurs after a Sierra Pickup truck, attempted to pass a car when an oncoming Honda Accord was coming on in the opposite direction. The pickup and the car hit head-on and Mr. Corey Brown, the driver of the Accord is reported to have died in the crash. The accident reporting is by the Iowa State Patrol. Iowa Code Chapter 321.297 to 321.307 are the rules of the road, [...]

Why are Google Reviews so important to lawyers?

Google reviews are capital to law firms. With positive Google reviews people searching for personal injury lawyers can determine what other clients and potential clients have had to say about the services you provide. I answer a lot of questions for potential clients and frankly, we don’t get enough reviews from those folks. We need more! Frankly, when I take the time to listen to an hour-long story, engage with the potential client, offer advice and direction, well… I [...]

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Attorney Lombardi First Priority – WELFARE FOR RICH PEOPLE In Iowa, Rich Parents Are Treated Better than Injured Workers Iowa Republicans recently passed a law making Iowans responsible to pay for private school expenses and also public school expenses. How can giving welfare to rich people ever be considered conservative politics? In whose imagination is it conservative? People who can afford to pay for their children’s private education now have the State of Iowa Treasury bankrolling their tuition. Second Priority – WELFARE FOR [...]

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Drunk Driving In Iowa and Suing the Bar for Your Damages

Buena Vista County, Iowa personal injury What is a Dram Shop Action? Drunk Driving is a Dram Shop Action Whenever someone driving a car is under the influence of alcohol and causes an accident, the possibility of a dram shop lawsuit is likely. The Iowa State Patrol reported on an accident that took place on January 27, 2023 at the intersection of Highway 71 and 600th Street, in Buena Vista County, Iowa. How did the accident happen? According to the ISP a GMC was [...]