A Pottawattamie County, Iowa, jury has awarded a former semitrailer truck driver $25 million in punitive damages in a civil case filed against his workers’ compensation insurance provider. T... Read more
Shivvers Manufacturing Inc., of Corydon, Iowa, has recalled its riding lawn mowers. The ignition module can fail to ground, resulting in overheating and melting, posing a fire hazard. This r... Read more
The Eighth Circuit has affirmed a $5.8 million judgment awarded to a class of Tyson Foods Inc. employees in a compensation dispute over the time they spent putting on and taking off protecti... Read more
Grant Enfinger gave Fox Sports’ viewers exactly what they were looking for in his tremendous win last month at the Prairie Meadows 150 at the Iowa Speedway. It was an exciting nail-biting fi... Read more
About 2,500 Egg Incubators have been recalled by Brower Division of Hawkeye Steel Products Inc., of Houghton, Iowa. The base that comes with the product can ignite during use, posing a fire... Read more
I thought it might be good to take a look at how judicial races turned out around the country last month. Voters, for the most part, stood by incumbent state Supreme Court justices. This was... Read more
An American maker of chicken jerky dog treats has recalled 2.5-pound packages of the product because it may be contaminated with salmonella bacteria that could cause illness. Kasel Associate... Read more
A federal judge has ruled a Texas company that profited for decades by supplying mentally disabled workers to an Iowa turkey plant at wages of 41 cents per hour must pay the men $1.37 millio... Read more
An appeals court has upheld a $1.2 million state fine for labor violations committed by a Texas labor broker who underpaid dozens of mentally disabled workers at an Iowa turkey processing pl... Read more
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