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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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Case Update: Parents of girl killed in bus fire speak to WHO

STORY BY: Emily Koss POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY, Iowa — Last December, two people in Pottawattamie County were killed in a fiery bus crash. One victim was the driver, 74-year-old Donald Hendricks, and the other was 16-year-old Oakland student Megan Klindt. The crash happened just after Klindt boarded the bus right in front of her home. Now,

Iowa School: We were unable to report mechanical fixes prior to fatal bus accident

COURTESY OF THE DES MOINES REGISTER Jason Clayworth, jclayworth@dmreg.com Published 2:19 p.m. CT Feb. 12, 2018 | Updated 9:24 a.m. CT Feb. 13, 2018 A western Iowa school district that updated an inspection report more than a week after a bus fire killed two people says online delays prevented officials from reporting mechanical fixes to

Parents of Daughter Who Died in School Bus Fire Retain HS Law

The Hartung Schroeder Law Firm has been retained by Glen and Natalie Klindt, the parents of Megan Klindt, the 16-year-old student who tragically died in a school bus fire near Riverside on December 12. An investigation into the accident is ongoing. “We will share more information as our investigation moves forward, in the hope that

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

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