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What is Pain and Suffering and How Does it Affect Your Iowa Personal Injury Case?

It is common for people to wonder if they will be compensated for the pain they were forced to endure because of an injury.  In most situations, if the injury was caused by the fault of someone else, the answer is yes.  “Pain and suffering” is a category of damage recognized by Iowa law. What …


Why Rating Your Pain Matters for Your Iowa Personal Injury Claim

In the state of Iowa, you are entitled to compensation for pain and suffering for your personal injury claim. This means that if you were injured because of someone else’s fault, and that injury caused you pain, you can receive monetary compensation. Insurance companies won’t take you at your word that your injury caused you …


Shoulder Dystocia and Iowa Medical Malpractice

Childbirth is a stressful process for both the mother and baby.  However, delivery can go from stressful to tragic when an Iowa obstetrician fails to diagnose shoulder dystocia. What is Shoulder Dystocia? Shoulder dystocia is a birth complication that happens when the baby’s shoulders become stuck in the birth canal.  After the baby’s head has …


Consider an Autopsy if You Suspect Your Loved One Was Killed by a Medical Error in Iowa (Video)

Often, the last thing on your mind after your loved one has died is an autopsy to prove medical malpractice occurred.  However, performing an autopsy is an important step to proving an Iowa medical malpractice claim.  In Iowa, the person bringing the lawsuit has to prove that a healthcare professional made a mistake, and that …


What Questions Should I Ask Before I Hire an Iowa Medical Malpractice Lawyer?

Hiring a medical malpractice attorney is not an easy decision.  Finding the right attorney for your case can and should involve lots of research. To make this process a little easier, we have provided some questions that you should consider asking any medical malpractice lawyer before you hire him or her. 1. How long have …


Will My Doctor Lose Their Medical License if I Make an Iowa Medical Malpractice Claim?

If you have been the victim of medical malpractice in Iowa, you want justice for your injury.  You may have been permanently injured or had a loved one killed by a medical mistake.  Taking away the doctor’s license to practice medicine may feel like the only way to get justice in this situation. An Iowa …


Which Iowa Medical Malpractice Attorney is Right for Your Case?

If you or a loved one have been permanently injured or killed by a preventable medical error caused by a doctor, you need to speak with an Iowa medical malpractice attorney. With over 9,000 attorneys practicing law in Iowa in 2017, you may be overwhelmed. Choosing the right attorney can mean the difference between receiving …


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