Areas Of Expertise
DER & Associates Professional Investigations assists
employers, law firms, insurance companies, landlords, lending institutions,
private individuals, and others with investigations involving the following:
Der & Associates is registred in the Public Defenders Office as a court appoint investigator.
Our case work has includes Post Conviction Relief, Murder, Attempted Murder, Arson, Sexual Assaults,
Assaults, Burlary, Drud Possession and Delivery, Animal Neglect, Thefts and Fraud.
If you have a court appoint attorney you may request from the court a court appointed investigator.
Usually done for employers, DER & Associates conducts administrative
background checks for new hires, out-of-state hires, and current employees.
They attempt to locate any judgments and criminal history in the employee's
past, and additionally perform personal property locates.
DER & Associates conducts both internal and external investigations at the
management and employee level to uncover evidence of employee theft, accidents,
and corporate fraud. If an employee accident has occurred, such as a slip and
fall, they also investigate the potential cause and document any potential
evidence for the employer in anticipation of litigation. These are matters
that could be fatal to your operations, and your business cannot afford to allow
these matters continue without your full awareness.
You may be an employer needing a hidden video camera to monitor employees coming
and going from the break room, or to monitor employees at the cash register.
Or you may be a parent who is concerned about your child's safety while he is
another's care. DER & Associates is skilled at video surveillance in
these and other situations. They will determine what equipment is needed
and coordinate the installation so that you have peace of mind and can act
effectively with evidence in hand.
In their workers compensation insurance work, DER & Associates monitors the
activity of injured employees, checking on their whereabouts and daily
activities to make sure these activities match their injuries.
DER & Associates performs legal investigative work for Personal Injury
attorneys and for business owners. If a customer was hurt on your business
premises, you may want to hire an investigator to find witnesses, document
physical evidence via video or photos, and help determine the cause of the
accident in anticipation of a lawsuit. Conversely, you may be a Personal
Injury attorney needing assistance with finding the cause of your client’s
accident and documenting evidence in their favor. Either way, DER &
Associates has the skills to provide accurate assessments and proof of the cause
Process Serving and Due Diligence
DER & Associates serves legal documents such as subpoenas and original
Witness Locate and Skip Traces
DER & Associates commonly locates witnesses and individuals who have skipped
town to avoid paying rent, making loan payments, or to avoid service of process.
If you need help with physical and electronic surveillance, investigative
work, or process serving, contact the Iowa firm of DER & Associates Private
Investigations today at 319-352-9253.