Des Moines Personal Injury Law Firm Overview

At LaMarca Law Group, P.C., our attorneys focus on each client’s background, needs, and goals to determine the best course of legal action for you. We devise practical, result-oriented strategies and solutions tailored to accomplish optimal results in every case. We are champions for our clients and strongly believe that you should be able to trust your attorney to be there as an advocate and companion throughout the legal process.

Our Des Moines personal injury attorneys aggressively represent your interests in numerous areas of personal injury litigation by employing skill, experience, and tenacity to obtain results for you. Our legal teams work collaboratively to analyze each case and develop effective litigation strategies for each individual client.

  • Over 100 Years of Experience

    Our dedicated Iowa attorneys have been protecting the rights of injured Iowans for decades giving us the knowledge and skill to successfully advocate on your behalf.

  • Available 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week

    We have the largest plaintiff law firm in all of Iowa meaning that at any time of the day or night, there will be someone available to answer questions regarding your case.

  • We Handle All the Details

    From the moment you call our office, our team is dedicated to handling any of your legal needs in house from beginning to end. All you have to worry about is your recovery. We take care of the rest.

  • Full- Service Law Firm

    Whether you were injured at work or because of someone else's negligence, our full-service law firm has the knowledge and the skill to successfully advocate on your behalf.

Your Resourceful Ally

Our attorneys have the resources to represent you in lawsuits against some of the largest entities and corporations in the world. Our firm takes advantage of state-of-the-art technology in continually providing high-quality representation in all types of civil litigation. Our firm has attorneys, MBA’s, accountants, and legal investigators that comprise the staff working as your complete team.

We have represented individuals and corporations in litigation against many well-known companies, such as Norwest Bank, N.A.; MCI-WorldCom; AT&T; Monsanto; Exxon; B.F. Goodrich; Washington National Insurance Company; Chicago & Northwestern Railway; Amoco Oil; AgriPro, Inc. (subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell); Allied Insurance Company; State Farm Insurance Company; American Family Insurance Company; Allstate Insurance Company; Employers Mutual Casualty Company; St. Paul Insurance Company; and Lloyds of London. You can rest assured that we will provide the resources, experience, and vision required for your case.

Contact Our Des Moines Personal Injury Attorneys

For further information or to schedule your free consultation, contact LaMarca Law Group, P.C. today. Located in Des Moines and serving Iowa residents statewide, our attorneys can bring their experience and expertise to bear in your case.

If you are looking to file a personal injury claim, call us at (515) 705-0233.

We Help You Get Back On Track

After an injury, it can seem like your world is spinning out of control. LaMarca Law Group is here to walk alongside you as we fight to obtain the maximum compensation that you deserve.

Meet LaMarca Law Group, P.C.

A relentless firm that doesn’t take no for an answer.
  • Gary Mattson
  • James Biscoglia
  • Ryan Nixon
  • Chad Knapp
  • Andrew Heiting-Doane
  • Tyler Ernst
  • Roman Vald
  • George LaMarca
  • Gary Mattson Gary Mattson
    Gary G. Mattson received his Bachelor of Arts from Luther College in 1985 and his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Drake University School of Law in 1988.
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  • James Biscoglia James Biscoglia
    James J. Biscoglia earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (1992) and a Doctor of Jurisprudence with Honors (1995) at Drake University.
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  • Ryan Nixon Ryan Nixon

    Ryan C. Nixon engages in general practice including but not limited to personal injury, automobile injury, business, legal malpractice, construction defect, and commercial law, with litigation experience in these areas. He also holds an active certified public accountant (CPA) license in the State of Iowa.

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  • Chad Knapp Chad Knapp
    Chad F. Knapp graduated from the University of Iowa in 1999 with a B.A. in political science.  His practice areas include civil litigation and personal injury law.
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  • Andrew Heiting-Doane Andrew Heiting-Doane
    Andrew Heiting-Doane’s practice areas include civil litigation and personal injury litigation. He has been lead counsel at trial and has been a member of the trial team in a number of the Firm’s complex and high-profile personal injury, civil rights, and employment law cases.
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  • Tyler Ernst Tyler Ernst
    Tyler J. Ernst graduated from Central College in Pella, Iowa in 2013 with a B.A. in political science. His practice areas include civil litigation and personal injury law.
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  • Roman Vald Roman Vald
    Roman Vald was admitted to the Iowa Bar in 1995. His practice includes primarily domestic relations and criminal law. He has handled hundreds of criminal cases, including major felonies.
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  • George LaMarca George LaMarca

    Of Counsel

    While George LaMarca is wearing a new hat called “Of Counsel,” it is what is under that hat that makes his new role so valuable to LaMarca Law Group.
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  • Best Lawyers
  • 2021 Best of the Best Attorneys
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • The American College of Board Certified Attorneys
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (ABPLA)
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA)
  • Super Lawyer Designation
  • Martindale-Hubbell Av Preeminent
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40
  • Top 100 Iowa Attorneys
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • US News- Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

Our Main Priority is Your Success

Over 100 Years of Successfully Defending the Rights of Iowans
  • Breach of Contract & Fraud $14.2 Million

    Federal court jury verdict or 10 Midwest seed companies for breach of contract and fraud by a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell.

  • Accounting Malpractice $4.5 Million

    Settlement from a national accounting firm to investors who bought stocks and bonds in reliance on the firm’s faulty financial information.

  • Fraud $4.4 Million

    Trial court ruling for fraud by a developer who diverted loan proceeds rather than paying a construction firm.

  • Car Accident $4.3 Million

    Trial court ruling against the Iowa Department of Transportation for negligent maintenance of a highway.

  • Car Accident $3 Million

    Settlement for 52-year-old who incurred multiple shoulders, hip, knee, and foot fractures in a motor vehicle collision.

  • Train Derailment $2.8 Million

    Administrative law judge ruling in favor of Consolidated Freightways for damage to consigned freight and overcoming “act of God” defense for negligent operation of a train during a violent thunderstorm.

  • Bus Accident $2.74 Million

    Settlement for a 24-year-old woman who suffered multiple pelvic fractures and a concussion after being run over by a DART bus in downtown Des Moines.

  • Employee Negligence $2.4 Million

    Settlement in an ERISA case for 25 members of an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) whose stock in the company was forcibly sold at less than fair market value by the trustees of the ESOP.

  • Car Accident $2,332,500

    Settlement for a 53-year-old single construction worker who lost his left leg below the knee after being struck by a drunk driver.

  • Car Accident $2.3 Million

    Settlement for a 53-year-old who lost his left leg below the knee after being struck by a drunk driver who crossed the centerline and struck his motor vehicle.

    Elite & Respected Heroes

    “I've never dealt with such caring wonderful professional lawyers before. They were very prompt, informative, professional, truly caring about my situation and the troubles I was dealing with.”

    - J.J.
    I Have the Utmost Confidence in Them

    “They handled everything. I can't tell you how wonderful a feeling that is after such a stressful event. We kept in regular contact, and I never had to wonder what the status of my claim was. At every fork in the road, we discussed options.”

    - Dan G.
    Recommended Without Reservation

    “I can’t thank you and your staff enough for all the hard work you put into my case. I don’t know what my family and I would have done without you during this.”

    - Randy R.
    Professional & Courteous

    “I felt like I was being taken care of by people who cared about my well-being, and at the same time did not feel like they were trying to rob the other party. No pressure or double-speak, just straightforward professionalism.”

    - J. Mc
    I Felt Like I Mattered

    “I [liked the] way everyone made us feel that we mattered. Everyone was so kind and helpful which was great since this was our first experience with a court case.”

    - Bernadette O.

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