Another Chink in the At-Will Employment Armor

In Dorshkind v. Oak Park Place of Dubuque II, LLC, the Iowa Supreme Court found that terminating an employee after the employee's internal complaint regarding violation of Iowa administration rules violated public policy and constituted a wrongful termination. The Facts: Oak Park is an assisted living facility in Dubuque.  It is certified as a dementia-specific [...]

By |2015-10-06T17:52:28+00:00August 7th, 2013|Employment Law|

Legislature Mulls Expansion of Small Claims Jurisdiction

Currently, if you wish to file a claim in Iowa Courts, the jurisdictional limit for small claims court is $5,000. That means if the total damages or value you seek is not greater than $5,000 your case is filed in small claims court, and if your damages or value exceed $5,000, your case is filed in district court.  [...]

By |2015-10-06T18:04:40+00:00February 25th, 2013|Litigation|
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