Bradshaw Law

Jason C. Palmer

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Phone:
515-246-5858
Fax:
515-246-5808
Assistant:
Linda Righi
Phone:
515-246-5838

State Bar Admissions

Wisconsin, 1997
Iowa, 1998

Federal Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
U.S. Tax Court

Background

Jason is a shareholder of the Bradshaw Law Firm whose practice emphasizes the defense of product manufacturers, law enforcement officers, and trucking and transportation companies. In addition, Jason handles litigation matters involving legal malpractice and wills and trusts. As it relates to product liability defense, he has extensive experience regarding fires, explosions, and carbon monoxide events relating to commercial and household appliances. His clients have included local, national, and international manufacturers.

Relating to his defense of law enforcement officers, he commonly represents municipalities and counties relating to false arrest and excessive force claims under 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 and various state law claims. His municipal practice is in federal and state court as well as in in front of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission. He further reviews and drafts internal department policies and procedures including use of force and vehicle pursuit policies.

Jason also has extensive experience defending trucking companies in personal injury and cargo claims. He has handled lawsuits involving multiple wrongful deaths, paralysis, and other serious injuries. His cargo experience involves causes of action under the Carmack Amendment and state law claims. Like his work with municipalities and counties, Jason reviews and drafts company policies and procedures regarding various transportation issues for his clients. He represents local, regional, and national carriers.

Education

The University of Iowa (B.S., 1994)

Drake University Law School (J.D., with honors, 1997)

  • Member, 1995-1997 and Managing Editor, 1996-1997, Drake Law Review

Clerkships

Clerk for Justice David Harris at the Iowa Supreme Court, 1997-1998

Professional Memberships and Admissions

Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Conference of Freight Counsel
Defense Research Institute
Iowa Defense Counsel Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Polk County Bar Association
Transportation Law Association
Trucking Industry Defense Association

Key Clients

A. O. Smith Corporation
EMC Insurance Companies
Pacer Transport, Inc.
Public Entity Risk Services of Iowa
R+L Carriers, Inc.

Sample of Reported Cases

Publications

News

June 14, 2017 - Bradshaw Attorneys Obtain Dismissal of Dram Shop Claim

January 27, 2016 - Bradshaw Attorneys Successfully Defend Defendant School District on Appeal

October 23, 2013 - Bradshaw Attorneys Jason C. Palmer and Thomas M. Boes Successful on Appeal

June 24, 2013 - Bradshaw Attorney Obtains Dismissal of Claim of Federal Civil Rights Violation

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