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Did You Suffer a Concussion in an Iowa Car Accident?

It’s no surprise that car accidents are a leading cause of head injuries.  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an average of 155 people in the United States die each day from injuries that include a traumatic brain injury. Traumatic Brain Injuries and Iowa Car Accidents Each year, Iowans are involved in car crashes where …


5 Things You Shouldn’t Do After an Iowa Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle crashes can be traumatic events.  Less protection and visibility than other motor vehicles can mean riders are at risk for being seriously injured.  If you have been in an Iowa motorcycle accident, here are five things you shouldn’t do: 1. Leave the scene of the crash. If you have been in a serious motorcycle …


Can I Still Sue After I Settle My Iowa Personal Injury Case?

There are a few things to consider when thinking about settling your personal injury claim in Iowa. After You Settle Your Personal Injury Claim, Your Case is Likely Over The most important thing to understand about settling your claim is that once you do, you forfeit any right to sue that defendant later for additional damages.  Generally, …


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 …

Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury: Healing Your Whole Self

In 2008, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Bridgid Ruden suffered severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) after a bicycle crash on an unsafe trail in Coralville.  After four complex brain surgeries to address numerous complications, Bridgid miraculously returned to life following her coma.  She required physical, occupational, cognitive, emotional, and speech therapy. Attorney Tim Semelroth congratulates Bridgid after her recent …


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