Medical Malpractice

Find out if it is worth pursuing an Iowa medical malpractice case

Has your life been permanently changed by a preventable medical error?  Did a family member die after a “routine” medical procedure?  Did a doctor or nurse miss obvious warning signs of a serious medical emergency?

We at RSH Legal know this happens all too often.  Unfortunately, getting fair compensation after “botched” medical care is difficult in Iowa.

Medical malpractice cases are tough to win.  According to a recent study, patients will win only 23% of medical malpractice cases that go to trial in front of a jury.

Medical malpractice cases are also expensive to prove.  Recent Iowa law requires a signed report from a medical expert before most medical malpractice cases can go forward.  Qualified doctors charge thousands of dollars to review a potential medical malpractice case before they will sign such a report.

Because Iowa law stacks the deck against medical malpractice victims, we consider it our ethical duty to take only legitimate medical malpractice cases with a strong likelihood of success for the client.  We pride ourselves in not wasting our clients’ time or giving them false hope.

RSH Legal has a statewide reputation of successfully fighting for injured patients and their families but we must be VERY selective.

Because of our track record of success, RSH Legal gets hundreds of Iowa medical malpractice inquiries every year.  For that reason, we must be very selective and use strict criteria when considering whether to accept a medical malpractice case.

Call us right now if your case meets these criteria:

  1. The injury must be very serious – resulting in permanent injury or death.
  2. The injury must be directly related to the suspected medical malpractice.
  3. The malpractice must have occurred in Iowa within the last 18 months (unless it involves an injury to a child during birth).
  4. You must not be represented by another lawyer, and we will accept no case that has already been filed in court.
  5. Your case must not involve a claim you got an infection from a hospital stay.
  6. Your case must not be about “bad bedside manner” or injuries that only frightened or angered you.
  7. Your case must not be about problems that “might” happen in the future.
  8. We will not take a case against an orthopedic surgeon in Linn County, Iowa.

What to do if your Iowa medical malpractice case satisfies under our criteria:

The first thing is to call us right away at 1-800-433-0283.

The imbalance of power after medical malpractice can be overwhelming. The patient’s family is usually lost, dealing with unexpected death, disability or a lifetime of medical bills.  The medical professional and his or her malpractice insurance corporation have the upper hand – they know the rules and they have the money.

We want to help balance the scales for as many patients as we can.  Contact our experienced medical malpractice lawyers at RSH Legal today to find out if we can fight for fairness for you.

The second thing you must do is download a free copy of the Law Guide to Iowa Medical Malpractice Claims.

You need answers after substandard medical treatment. RSH Legal is here to give you those answers. That is why we wrote this Law Guide.

We are Iowa medical malpractice attorneys who have spent years helping patients and their families get justice after life-changing medical mistakes.  We have seen all types of medical malpractice and we have fought every sleazy insurance industry tactic used against innocent patients.  Several years ago, we collected all of our tips, strategies and warnings for Iowa medical malpractice victims into one publication – The Law Guide to Iowa Medical Malpractice Claims.

Since 2007, we’ve been providing Law Guides for free to any Iowan who suspected a case of medical negligence.  The Law Guide to Iowa Medical Malpractice Claims is straightforward and easy to read.

This free Law Guide answers questions like:

  • “How do I find out if I have a ‘malpractice’ case?”
  • “Who is responsible for what happened to me or my loved one?”
  • “If I suspect medical malpractice, how long do I have to do something?”
  • “Where can I go for honest answers?”

This is the same insider information we would give to our own family members if they called us for advice after shoddy medical treatment.

Thousands of people have used our Law Guide to Iowa Medical Malpractice Claims to protect themselves after a devastating medical error.

Here is a sample of the comments RSH Legal has received from grateful Law Guide readers:

“I liked the option of reading this guide first – rather than speaking to an attorney right away.”
Martha Roman, Anamosa, IA

“Before reading this guide, we didn’t know what to expect. It answered all of our questions and more.”
Brent and Judy Herman, Princeton, IA

Type your email address into the form on this page and we will quickly email you a download link to our FREE Law Guide to Iowa Medical Malpractice Claims.

If you are unable to receive a digital copy of our guide by email, call us at 1-800-433-0283 to request your hard copy today.

Take care,


Testimonial from RSH Legal client

Corey [Luedeman] and RSH Legal successfully helped me obtain a favorable decision to my Social Security Disability Claim. Their expertise and assistance in the filing of appeals, coordinating documentation, and support during such a traumatic time were instrumental in ensuring that I could continue to focus on what I needed to do to regain some type of control over my health and life. In my opinion no one should attempt this legal process alone. No words can express the gratitude I have for Attorney [Luedeman] and the staff at RSH Legal, for their compassion and dedication while going through this process. I could not have done this alone without further detriment to my health and life, regardless of what the decision may have been. I highly recommend this office to support you in obtaining a benefit that is rightfully yours to obtain when you have been diagnosed with a life changing illness or injury.
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