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At Hartung Schroeder, we are proud to work on many of the most important and high-profile legal matters in the region. To date, we have recovered more than $100 million for our clients. Many of the matters upon which we work remain confidential. The following cases and client updates have been made public:

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Des Moines Residents’ Class Action Recovery

The Iowa State Treasurer has reported that more than 60,000 Des Moines-area individuals and businesses have failed to claim nearly $11.8 million stemming from a class-action lawsuit filed by Hartung Schroeder. The lawsuit, Kragnes vs. City of Des Moines, resulted in Iowa’s court ruling that a portion of a utility fee collected by Des Moines between September 2004

Brad Schroeder to Represent Man Shot by Water Works Guard

Hartung Schroeder partner Brad Schroeder is representing a Norwalk man whose vehicle was shot at by a security guard at the Des Moines Water Works Park on May 14 of this year. The suit stems from an incident in which a security guard, whose firm is contracted by Water Works, allegedly fired three rounds from

Des Moines Residents to Receive Refund for Illegal Franchise Fee on MidAmerican Bill Soon

STORY BY: WHOTV SOURCE: link DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines residents have waited years for a refund on an illegal franchise fee once placed on their MidAmerican bill. The city is paying back about $40 million in fees that it illegally charged years ago. That check could soon be in the mail. Lawyers say

Johnnie Walker has to change name of its Explorer’s Club whisky line

Hartung Schroeder attorney, Charlie Wittmack, acts as legal counsel for the Explorers Club in Manhattan, which has filed suit against the parent of Johnnie Walker for misuse of the Club’s name.   STORY BY: Barbara Ross, New York Daily News SOURCE: link Johnnie Walker’s new collection of blended whiskies has to go exploring for a

Explorers Club Sues Johnnie Walker Parent

Hartung Schroeder attorney, Charlie Wittmack, acts as legal counsel for the Explorers Club in Manhattan, which has filed suit against the parent of Johnnie Walker for misuse of the Club’s name.   STORY BY: Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY SOURCE: link Looks like the parent of Johnnie Walker may have messed with the wrong club. To

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