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Court Upholds Dismissal of Worker's Malpractice Claim Against Former Attorneys

By WorkCompCentral

Thursday, September 14, 2017 | 344 | 0 | 0 min read

The Iowa Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a worker’s malpractice case against his former attorneys, finding that any alleged negligence by the attorneys had not caused legal harm to the worker because the comp claim wasn't viable in the first place. Case: Delgado-Zuniga v. Dickey & Campbell Law Firm, No. 17-0099, 09/13/2017, published. Facts and procedural history: Jose Cruz Delgado-Zuniga filed a complaint with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission in March 2008, asserting his employer, Natural Milk Production, had unlawfully discriminated against him. He alleged that...

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