Follow the history of our firm’s accomplishments in various types of cases.
Apr 28, 2021
The client was charged in Dallas County with an OWI 1st offense. Attorney Nick Carda discussed the facts with the client and ultimately reached out to the prosecutor. The case was dismissed with prejudice with the State ordered to pay court costs. This charge will be eligible to be expunged in 6 months.
Apr 5, 2021
Client was charged with theft 5th in Polk County. After Attorney Nick Carda discussed the weaknesses in the case with the State, the State agreed to dismiss the case via plea agreement.
Mar 09 , 2021
Daniel Rothman’s client was charged with domestic assault causing injury in Polk County. Daniel pushed the issue employing an effective strategy. The prosecutor agreed to dismiss the case in its entirety. As the case was dismissed by the state the client will have no conviction and can even have the arrest and charge expunged off all public records.
Mar 3, 2021
Daniel Rothman filed a motion to suppress challenging the police officer’s entry into the client’s garage to arrest him for an OWI. The prosecutor reviewed the matter and agreed without even contesting the matter that the entry was illegal and stipulated the violation. The OWI charge was amended to public intoxication and the DOT withdrew the matter completely from the client’s driving record.
Nov 19, 2020
Frank Steinbach argued that his client’s rights were violated as the State prosecutor neglected to file the charging documentation in the time frame required by the criminal procedure rules. The judge who heard the matter agreed. As a result, the OWI charges were all dismissed and the Court even ordered the state to pay the court costs resulting from the arrest. The client will also have the arrest expunged from his record.
Sep 21, 2020
The Firm acquired a $160,000 settlement for his client who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle/motorcycle accident in Polk County.
Sep 16, 2020
Daniel Rothman argued that his client’s rights were violated when police officers in Dallas county made an illegal traffic stop and seizure of the client. The Dallas county judge that heard the matter, agreed and suppressed all evidence obtained by the state. As a result, the client’s OWI and weapons charges were dismissed with prejudice. Also, the IDOT must now withdraw the OWI sanction from the client’s DOT record and reinstate his driving privileges in full
Apr 30, 2020
The Firm acquired a $530,000 settlement through mediation for his client who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Linn County.
Mar 4, 2020
After a 2 year struggle, the Iowa Court of appeals granted a unanimous decision for our OWI client, regarding when an officer must inform an arrested person of their Iowa Code Section 804.20 communication rights. The Court of Appeals held that even a vague request for communication must prompt an officer to explain communication rights and offer calls or other options. The Court of Appeals further held that as a result of this violation the trial court judge’s ruling must be overturned and that judge must now exclude the breath test and all incriminating evidence obtained after the violation of our client’s rights.
Mar 2, 2020
Daniel Rothman’s client took a deal for a public intoxication charge, that can be expunged off his record and will not affect his DOT record. Although he tested above the legal limit the jury refused to convict and after a mistrial was ordered by the judge, the State decided not to try the case again.
Nov 18, 2019
The Firm acquired a $65,000 settlement for his client who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Polk County.
July 10, 2019
The firm acquired a $50,000 settlement for his client who suffered injuries in a motorcycle/motor vehicle accident in Polk County.
June 21, 2019
The firm acquired a $67,500 settlement for his client who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Buchanan County.
Dec 20, 2018
The firm acquired a $75,000 settlement for his client who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Polk County.
Sep 6, 2018
The firm acquired a $229,500 settlement for his client who suffered injuries as a result of a tent pole collapse in Polk County.