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2 Big Reasons You Should File a Lawsuit for Your Iowa Personal Injury Claim
Posted By Ben Long - 11.21.18

There may come a time in your case where your personal injury lawyer calls you and tells you that you need to file a lawsuit.  That might sound like a big step, but there are two important reasons w...

5 Ways Iowa Nursing Home Residents Are Vulnerable to Identity Theft and What You Can Do About It
Posted By Pressley Henningsen - 11.07.18

Nursing home residents in the United States have been victims of identity theft and financial abuse to the tune of $2.9 billion annually. With nearly 25,000 residents in Iowa nursing homes, there is ...

What is the Statute Of Limitations and What Does It Mean for My Iowa Personal Injury Case?
Posted By Ben Long - 10.25.18

You may have heard the term “statute of limitations” before, but do you know what the term actually means?  Let’s talk about what the civil statute of limitations is in Iowa and what it means ...

How to Remove Your Loved One from an Abusive Iowa Nursing Home
Posted By Pressley Henningsen - 10.16.18

If you’ve discovered an Iowa nursing home has been abusing your loved one, it makes sense that you’d want to remove them from that facility. Below are a few tips on how to take your family member...

What is Pain and Suffering and How Does it Affect Your Iowa Personal Injury Case?
Posted By Tim Semelroth - 07.16.18

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...

How Iowa Nursing Homes Can Prevent Your Loved One from Experiencing a Dangerous Fall
Posted By Pressley Henningsen - 06.26.18

Every year, many Iowa nursing home residents are injured or killed due to falls.  Falls are a common occurrence in many facilities, but they don’t have to be. Many falls can be avoided if nursing ...

Social Media and Iowa Nursing Home Abuse
Posted By Pressley Henningsen - 05.30.18

In this day and age of social media, Iowa nursing home abuse has taken a different path. An example of this has been illustrated in a story by NPR.  A certified nursing assistant (CNA) for an Iowa n...

3 Ways Understaffing Can Lead to Iowa Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect
Posted By Pressley Henningsen - 04.20.18

Understaffing is one of the biggest causes of nursing home abuse and neglect.  The vast majority of nursing homes in Iowa and the United States are understaffed.  There are a variety of ways that t...

Why Rating Your Pain Matters for Your Iowa Personal Injury Claim
Posted By Tim Semelroth - 03.21.18

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 ca...

Wandering Injuries in Iowa Nursing Homes (Video)
Posted By Pressley Henningsen - 01.03.18

While Iowa nursing home residents have the right to move freely in their nursing home, sometimes extra precautions need to be taken to keep them safe.  Often, residents have underlying health issues...

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