Driving a vehicle can become routine, especially if you take the same route to work or school every day. You don’t even have to think about putting on your seatbelt anymore because it’s become as automatic as starting your engine. Of course, you know speeding can be dangerous and driving impaired can be deadly, but…

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According to the World Health Organization, people are statistically safer flying in an airplane or working for nuclear industries than going to the hospital. How can this be? The WHO reports that the risk of dying in an airplane accident is estimated at 1 in 3 million, but the risk of dying due to a…

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Real Talk About Distracted Driving Over the past decade, cell phone usage has skyrocketed and with that new distraction came an increase in vehicle crashes. When you think of “distracted driving” you’re probably picturing teenagers chewing bubble gum, making eye contact through the rear-view mirror while talking to friends in the back seat, reading and…

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The time just after you have been injured can be confusing and stressful. If you’re like others, you’re left with a lot of questions … and a lot of fears as well. Fears about injuries, your finances, and what the future holds are understandable concerns. It might feel like you’re alone in this with no…

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We’re so excited! Fred James has been named “Best Lawyer” in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. This is the seventh year Fred has been recognized by Best Lawyers! Nominated by Peers Fred was nominated by his peers based on a peer-review survey comprising more than…

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Contact the James Law Firm and work with attorney Fred James. If you've been hit by a uninsured motorist or involved in a hit and run then you may need a lawyer.

Being involved in a car crash is a traumatic experience – both psychologically and financially. You’re left with the task of managing property damage, injuries, medical costs, and sometimes even lost wages. And that’s when the other driver is carrying insurance. It gets even worse when the other driver is underinsured, uninsured, or the most…

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We’re Wild for the Iowa Wild! We’re very proud supporters and sponsors of the Iowa Wild. Which is why we were so excited to get the Iowa Wild Partner Newsletter and see that we were featured in it! Check it out … “Our partnership with the Iowa Wild has been, and continues to be, both professionally…

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What a devastating weekend! We’re so sorry to hear about those affected by the flooding in the Des Moines area. If you’re struggling with which steps to take after this devastation, we recommend starting with the resources listed below. They can help guide you through the disaster recovery process. If we come across any other…

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There’s a Car Crash Every 10 Seconds According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), someone in the United States is involved in a car crash every 10 seconds. Of those car accidents, 6% result in a fatality, 27% result in a non-fatal injury, and 72% result in property damage. (Source: DriverKnowledge.com) Most of…

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We’ve been representing clients for over 30 years in Iowa. Some of the medical malpractice cases we’ve been involved with are heart breaking and honestly, scary. Clients come in who are now living with long-term disabilities and carrying a financial burden they were not equipped to cover. One out of 5 Iowans Impacted by Medical…

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