Attorney Nicholas K. Cooling Named Partner at Peddicord Wharton

Nicholas K. Cooling was named Partner at Peddicord Wharton effective January 1, 2020. Nicholas focuses his practice in the areas of workers' compensation, civil litigation and criminal law. He graduated from Drake Law School in 2014, and attended the University of Iowa for his undergraduate…


Peddicord Wharton Recognized by Best Lawyers® for Workers' Compensation - Employers in 2020 Edition

Peddicord Wharton has been recognized in the practice area of Workers' Compensation - Employers by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for its 2020 rankings.   The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the…


Attorney Bates Obtains Defense Verdict

On October 23, 2019, attorney Adam Bates obtained a defense verdict in a Cass County District Court trial involving Plaintiffs’ claims for damages allegedly arising out of a motor vehicle accident. Plaintiffs brought a negligence claim against Mr. Bates’ client, alleging they sustained…


Attorney Stewart Recognized by ISBA for Pro Bono Service

Attorney Alison Stewart has been recognized for the second consecutive year by the Iowa State Bar Association (ISBA) as a member of its Pro Bono Honor Roll in 2018-2019. Alison provided 50+ hours of service through the Polk County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project for clients who…


Three Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2020 Edition

The following three Peddicord Wharton attorneys have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© for the 2020 edition. Workers' Compensation - Employers Lee Hook -- 2011 - 2020 Tim Wegman -- 2020 Alison Stewart -- 2020 Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become…


Alison Stewart Named to Super Lawyers' Rising Stars 2019

Attorney Alison Stewart was named a  Rising Star in the area of Workers' Compensation in the 2019 edition of Super Lawyers®, which is part of Thomson Reuters. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree…


Attorney Bierstedt Obtains Summary Judgment of Breach of Contract Claim

Attorney Clarissa Bierstedt obtained summary judgment and complete dismissal of a breach of contract claim filed against her client. In her motion for summary judgment, she argued that the plaintiff failed to prove the existence of a contract or the essential terms of the contract. The…


Alison Stewart Speaks at ABA's Employment Law Conference

Attorney Alison Stewart was one of three panelists for a session at an American Bar Association conference Friday, February 15 in Coral Gables, Florida. Their topic was: Direct and Cross-Examination of Physicians in the Workers' Compensation Context. The conference was part of the ABA's…


Attorney Tuttle Successfully Defends Personal Injury Lawsuit

Attorney Marshall Tuttle successfully defended a personal injury lawsuit at trial in which the Plaintiff claimed injuries and damages arising out of a motor vehicle accident. Admitting liability, the defendant ran a traffic light and collided with the plaintiff’s vehicle. However, the Jury…


Iowa Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal for Failure to File Timely Notice

On January 18, 2019, the Iowa Supreme Court, in Evenson v. Winnebago Industries, Inc., No. 17-1419 (Jan. 18, 2019), issued a finding that the Court was without subject matter jurisdiction to hear an appeal due to the claimant’s late filing of the notice of appeal with the district court. …


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