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RSH Legal’s Fred James Elected 2024 ABOTA Foundation President

Congratulations to Iowa personal injury attorney Fred James on his election to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) leadership team! Fred will serve as the Foundation President for ABOTA, a key member of leadership. The ABOTA Foundation seeks to educate Americans on “the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.” It also serves to educate and …


The Belichick Effect: How the New England Patriots’ Coaching Changes Affects Iowa’s Older Workers

At a press conference in Gillette Stadium earlier this year, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick, the team’s head coach of twenty-four years, announced that Belichick and the team had “mutually agreed to part ways.” Belichick’s departure had been rumored for weeks, and the decision to “part ways” was not surprising. The …


The Reality of Semi-Truck Underride Crashes in Iowa

Iowa semi-truck underride crashes are a particularly dangerous type of traffic accident that is not well-known by the public.  Rear-underrides typically occur when a passenger vehicle collides with the rear or side of an 18-wheeler and slides underneath the trailer. What is a Semi-Truck Underride Accident? An underride crash occurs because of the height difference …


Why Medical Documents are Crucial to Winning Your Iowa Social Security Disability Benefits Claim

When applying for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits in Iowa, one of the most crucial factors in building a strong case is the presence of comprehensive and accurate medical documentation. The Social Security Administration (SSA) relies heavily on medical evidence to evaluate the severity and impact of someone’s impairments and, therefore, whether that person is …

Reporting an Iowa Work Injury 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Protecting Your Work Comp Claim

Getting injured at work can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. Knowing how to report a work injury is crucial for ensuring your rights are protected and you receive the necessary benefits and medical attention. By following these steps, you can correctly report your work injury and protect yourself. Step 1: Notify Your Supervisor or …


How Social Media Can Affect Your Iowa Truck Accident Case

In today’s digital age, social media sites have become an integral part of our lives. It has revolutionized the way we communicate, share information, and connect with others. While social networking platforms offer numerous benefits, they can also have unexpected consequences, particularly in the context of a truck accident case. Social platforms, such as Facebook, …


How To Sue for Unlawful Termination in Iowa

Are you an Iowa employee who has recently been terminated and believe it may have been an unlawful termination? What Unlawful Termination Actually Legally Means Of course, not all terminations are unlawful. Often, even a very unfair termination in Iowa isn’t against the law.  That is because Iowa is an “at-will” employment state.  Unless you …


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