My Bar Exam Story.

Helmet Laws for Bicyclists.

https://www.fklawiowa.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Jim-Freeman-Helmet-Law-v1.0.mp4 https://youtu.be/Ni6Urekqmcc I use a helmet every time I ride.  I won’t go around the block without a helmet, and I think cyclists should wear helmets.  In my family we require...
My Bar Exam Story.

Criminal Charges in Bicycle Collisions.

When I speak to the family of the victim of a fatal collision they often say to me, “I just can’t believe that a driver can kill someone and nothing happens to them.”  Their complaint is valid.  If a driver is undistracted, sober and they negligently...
Making a Claim for Property Damage in Bicycle Cases

Making a Claim for Property Damage in Bicycle Cases

If you are in a collision and fault lies with the driver, you may want to bring a claim against the driver’s insurance for any injuries you sustain or damage to your property.  If you have an injury I would always suggest consulting a lawyer. In such an instance...
White Headlight & Red Rear Reflector

White Headlight & Red Rear Reflector

The Iowa Code requires a white headlight and red rear reflector. 321.397 Lamps on bicycles. Every bicycle shall be equipped with a lamp on the front exhibiting a white light, at the times specified in section 321.384, visible from a distance of at least three hundred...