Bradshaw Law

Matthew J. Haindfield

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Phone:
515-246-5814
Fax:
515-246-5808
Assistant:
Lori O'Connor
Phone:
515-246-5854

State Bar Admissions

Iowa, 1999

Federal Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa

    

Education

Iowa State University (B.S., 1994)

Drake University Law School (J.D., with honors, 1999)

  • National Mock Trial Team, 1998-1999
  • National Moot Court Team, 1998-1999
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Supreme Court Day Competition Finalist, 1998, 1999
    • Winner, Rodney L. Hudson Appellate Advocacy Award, 1998

Professional Achievements

A sample of some of the matters handled by this attorney on behalf of plaintiffs includes:

  • Appointed to serve on PSC Discovery Committee in MDL 2244 DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation
  • A $1.2 million settlement for a client suffering traumatic brain injuries after being struck by a truck while bicycling
  • A $1 million settlement for a client suffering multiple injuries after being struck by a semi-trailer truck
  • A $925,000 settlement for a client suffering orthopaedic injuries after colliding with an overturned semi-trailer on Interstate 80
  • A $280,000 settlement for a client sustaining orthopaedic injuries after being struck by an intoxicated motorist

A sample of some of the matters successfully litigated by this attorney on behalf of defendants includes:

  • A defense verdict following a jury trial in a case involving a plaintiff's $3.1 million claim for personal injury damages
  • A defense verdict following a jury trial in a case involving contested liability, a traumatic brain injury, cervical fusion surgery and $1.6 million claim for damages
  • A defense verdict following a jury trial in a case involving a plaintiff's claim for damaged/contaminated grain
  • A defense verdict following a jury trial in a case of stipulated negligence involving a plaintiff having pre-accident cervical fusion surgery
  • A directed verdict following a jury trial in a case involving a plaintiff having pre-accident cervical fusion surgery
  • Summary judgment for a municipality in a personal injury/wrongful death action involving a fire and explosion

Leadership Positions

Iowa State Bar Association

  • Board of Governors, June 2012-2016

Polk County Bar Association

  • Board of Governors, June 2012-2016

Professional Memberships and Admissions

American Bar Association
C. Edwin Moore American Inn of Court
Iowa Defense Counsel Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Polk County Bar Association

Sample of Reported Cases

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