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RSH Legal’s Ben Long Inducted into Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers

Congratulations to RSH Legal attorney Ben Long for his induction into the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers! He was recently inducted at the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers’ seminar in Des Moines on February 22nd and 23rd. The Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers is a highly-regarded association of practicing trial attorneys. Only 250 Iowa attorneys …

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 …

Employment Law Attorneys at RSH Legal Settle Age Discrimination Lawsuits

Congratulations to RSH Legal employment law attorneys Tom Foley and Laura Schultes, who settled the lawsuits of our clients for $1.7 million. Our clients, three former South Tama County Community School District employees, filed separate age discrimination lawsuits against the district. These lawsuits were related to their termination. The three cases against the school district …

RSH Legal Attorneys Secure $6 Million Verdict for Iowa Nursing Home Neglect Victim and Her Family

RSH Legal nursing home lawyers Pressley Henningsen and Brian C. Ivers fought for fairness for Darlene Weaver and her family and secured a $6 million verdict against Buffalo Center’s Timely Mission Nursing Home. 83-year-old Darlene Weaver was in the care of Timely Mission when she suffered a serious fall where she fractured her hip and …


RSH Legal Attorneys Win $1.8 Million Verdict for Worker Injured at Iowa Luke Bryan Concert

RSH Legal personal injury attorneys Tim Semelroth and Brian C. Ivers secured a $1.8 million verdict for Frank Sgambellone, a former sound engineer who was injured while working for the Luke Bryan tour. Originally from Massachusetts, Frank was at the UNI-Dome helping with concert takedown in February 2016 when he was struck and run over …

RSH Legal Secures $8 Million Settlement in Jerime Mitchell Lawsuit

Congratulations to RSH Legal attorneys Pressley Henningsen and Laura Schultes for negotiating an $8 million settlement for Jerime and Bracken Mitchell. Jerime Mitchell was left paralyzed after being shot by former Cedar Rapids Police officer Lucas Jones during a traffic stop in 2016. The City of Cedar Rapids and the Mitchells came to an $8 …


Tim Semelroth First Iowa Attorney Board-Certified in Trucking Accident Law

We are proud to announce that attorney Tim Semelroth is the first attorney in Iowa to be board-certified in trucking accident law.  The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) requires an elaborate screening of credentials, including substantial trial experience, judicial and peer references, legal writing documents, and an examination, in order to be board-certified.  Tim went through …


5 RSH Legal Attorneys Named to 2018 Super Lawyers Lists

Congratulations to John Riccolo, Tim Semelroth, and Pressley Henningsen on their selection to the 2018 Great Plains Super Lawyers list, and Emily Anderson and Ben Long on their selection to the 2018 Rising Stars list.   These exclusive lists are evaluated annually, and selections are based on a multitude of factors, including peer nominations and attorney …

RSH Legal Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Win $5.6 Million Verdict For Death of Worker

After a week-long trial in early February, a Johnson County jury came back with a verdict of $5.6 million in damages for the family of a worker killed on the job. Bronson Ganka, a handyman for an Iowa City apartment rental company, was trying to drill a hole above an awning while on a ladder.  …


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