Civil Litigation

Our experienced team of lawyers is prepared to represent you in your car crash, personal injury, wrongful death, or work-related injury case. We also stand ready to help you secure the Social Security disability benefits and worker’s compensation benefits that you deserve when you become disabled or are hurt at work. If you believe your civil rights have been violated, we can assist you in a civil rights complaint to the local or state commission, as well as an action brought in state or federal court. Likewise, our attorneys have extensive knowledge and experience with the Iowa Landlord-Tenant Act and can represent you in actions concerning residential or commercial rental properties.

Car Crashes

Have you been injured in a car accident? Are you ready to hold the careless parties responsible for their actions? If so, you need experienced, dedicated legal representation that works to preserve your rights as a victim. At the law firm of Nidey Erdahl Pilkington Meier & Araguás, PLC, we utilize more than 100 years of combined experience in order to gain the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Personal Injuries

You deserve compensation for your injuries. We can assist you in pursuing reimbursement and compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and pain and suffering. If you have experienced any of these as a result of an injury suffered in an accident, we can help.

We represent people who have sustained catastrophic and soft tissue injuries, such as a brain injury, head injury, back injury and neck injury. Any of these injuries, including traumatic brain injuries (TBI) or spinal cord injuries (such as paralysis) can result in a lifetime of required medical care. We strive to help clients get not only the compensation for the losses they have suffered, but for the accommodations that must be made to suit the injuries they have incurred.

Our vast personal injury representation covers a wide variety of accident and injury cases, including:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Pedestrian and bicycle accidents
  • Premises liability
  • Slips and falls

Wrongful Death

Our firm also represents individuals and families who have tragically lost a loved one in an accident. In our office, wrongful death claims are handled with the respect and dignity that they deserve. Enlist the assistance of our qualified team in pursuing your wrongful death case.

Social Security Benefits

When you can no longer work due to a disability, you may need help getting the benefits you need and to which you are entitled. Our attorneys can expertly guide you through the process of presenting your case to the Social Security Administration so that you have the best chance of achieving an award of benefits.

Worker’s Compensation

If you suffer an injury at work, our attorneys can provide the legal representation you need to ensure that you receive the care you need to heal, and the appropriate injury ratings to ensure that you are compensated fairly in any settlement. Our attorneys can lead you through every step of the process, whether you are able to continue working or not.

Civil Rights Claims

Discrimination can give rise to a civil rights claims, but figuring out the proper and most effective avenue for pursuing a particular claim often requires legal counsel. Civil rights claims can be filed with any number of local commissions, the state Civil Rights Commission, or in state or federal Court. We can help you determine the right course for you and your circumstances, and guide you through each step of the process.