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Here at the Lombardi Law Firm we add blog content that is personal to those involved in accidents. We write this way so you have an understanding of how we think and handle cases - your case. We invite you to call us if you think we can help you resolve your legal problems. We settle most of our cases, because we do the basic legal work necessary to understand the facts of your case. We offer on our website, relevant and concise information that you will be helpful to you as you get ready to settle or to try your case. 

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Steve Lombardi, 515-222-1110 or [email protected] 


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10/27/2016
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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning of Homeowners

I’ve written on this subject and if you go to the Lombardi Law Firm website [www.lombardilaw.com] and do a search for “carbon monoxide poisoning” you’ll see at least twenty-five posts.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

10/26/2016
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Young lawyers would be smart to focus on environmental law

Where can you make a name for yourself in the practice of law? How about environmental law; it seems to be one area that is expanding. Iowa trial lawyer Lombardi

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

10/11/2016
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Kinnick Stadium Look-Alike Home Draws Foul Call in Iowa City

The neighbors have a point about over-building, in terms of the homes size as compared to other houses and whether this is a residence or intended to be either commercial or multi-family.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

6/29/2016
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New Iowa Supreme Court Opinion Discusses Apartment Balcony Fall

In the past couple of years there has been an increase in the number of reports of people falling from apartment balconies. Young and drinking seem to be two characteristics in most of these cases.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

2/10/2016
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Falling Tree Limb Kills Woman, Untrained Eye Concludes, Freak Accident

Legal help involving falling trees or tree limb cases involves knowing the law and how to prove the claim. Call the Lombardi Law Firm if we can assist you.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

11/18/2015
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Which front door locks do burglars hate?

Thieves hope you don't understand what a bump key can do. A bump key allows thieves easy access to your home. So watch today's video and learn how to stop thieves from entering your home.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

11/6/2015
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5 Mistakes Injured People Make in a Trip & Fall Accident Case

Do you know the five most common mistakes unrepresented people make when handling their own personal case? Read Attorney Lombardi's blog to find out how not to.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

10/19/2015
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5 Mistakes Injured People Make in a Slip & Fall Accident Case

Do you know the five most common mistakes unrepresented workers make when handling their own slip & fall case? Read Attorney Lombardi's blog to find out how not to.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

8/11/2015
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Suggested Realtor Safety Protocol Is Not the Answer

So when Ashley Okland was murdered while showing a townhouse in West Des Moines in 2011 the Des Moines Area Association of Realtors became concerned.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

8/10/2015
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Cabin Owners Lose Permit in National Forest

You don't buy a cabin in a National Forest. You buy the right to use the cabin and lands surrounding it. What you are buying is the right to cut the lawn.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

6/2/2015
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Would you sue a moving company that dropped a safe out the window and onto your car?

You see, the window washer’s injuries have little or nothing to do with the Camry driver’s claim for damages. Your biases would be in favor of the car’s driver and you would feel nothing for the safe. It could be a load of pumpkins and again you would believe whatever happened to the pumpkins was irrelevant to the Camry driver's claim.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

4/13/2015
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Ski Injuries - Maine Ski Resort Chairlift Accident

A few years ago Todd Miler and I did extensive research about ski resort liability for skiing accidents. Our client was the mother and father of a young girl killed after losing control and pitching over a barricade and into a rock.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

4/3/2015
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Should you buy a condo or townhouse for an investment?

If you buy into a homeowners’ association you are not really the King of your Castle. Homeowners associations may adopt reasonable rules and impose fees on its members relating to short term rentals of condominium units.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

1/21/2015
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Cell Phone Towers, T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell

The federal law requires municipalities to provide an explanation to cell phone tower companies when a permit to erect a cell tower is turned down.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

1/13/2015
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Home Sale Defect Disclosure Case from Virginia

A recent case involving rescission of the sale of a 200-year-old house based on a claim by buyers of fraudulent inducement by the seller.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

1/8/2015
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Sellers' Due Diligence in Preparing to Sell a Home

I created another blog site about Iowa’s real estate disclosure law and how the disclosure statement should be handled. Iowa Real Estate Lawyer is the masthead title.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

1/5/2015
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Winter Slip-Fall Accidents See Storm Window Slam Shut

The continuing storm doctrine makes slip-fall cases during winter storms in parking lots and on side walks non-existent. No lawyer with a brain will take these cases.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

12/1/2014
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A trip and fall case like a gold mine worth maybe a million dollars

In all personal injury cases, never confuse a friendly adjuster with being your friend. Their job is pretty simple: figure out a way to pay you nothing.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

11/10/2014
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Torts 101: Injured on someone's property?

I’ve got to stop you there. Being hurt on someone’s property is one thing but liability doesn't just follow and lead to anyone’s insurance coverage.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

11/7/2014
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Torts 101: The 4th Element, No Damages Means No Case

Iowa personal injury lawyer, Steve Lombardi discusses why damages are a necessary part of any personal injury case. In his Torts 101 Series he provides insight.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

8/7/2014
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Uber and Lyft, Consider the insurance issues first!

Most individual auto policies don’t cover you for accidents if you are working for hire.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

5/8/2014
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Is that bike path running along the property you want to buy safe?

Iowa bike path cases are an interesting form of personal injury law. But personal injury lawyers often litigate cases involving other issues about bike paths.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

3/25/2014
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Torts 101: Performing Knee Reconstructive Surgery Without Paying a Doctor

How do I value an Iowa knee injury case after reconstructive knee surgery from a slip-fall in a commercial parking lot? Attorney Lombardi answers the question.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

10/11/2013
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Are open fire pits that cause personal injury a liability?

Do fire pits create the risk of being sued? Yes, if they cause personal injury you can get sued. Iowa personal injury lawyer Lombardi.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries

9/11/2013
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Commercial Real Estate: Bed Bug Infestation, the Source

Attorney Lombardi answers a question about how to investigate the source of a bed bug infestation in an apartment building.

Category: Property & Real Estate Injuries