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Shoulder Injuries and Iowa Workers’ Compensation Claims: Changes Under the New Law
Posted By Emily Anderson - 04.26.18

Changes in Iowa Workers’ Compensation law have changed the amount of workers’ compensation benefits you can receive for a shoulder work injury. The benefits you are entitled to for a shoulder inj...

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...

Can I Sue for Pain and Suffering for My Iowa Work Injury?
Posted By Emily Anderson - 04.11.18

After a work injury in Iowa, many workers come to us asking if they can sue for pain and suffering.  Unfortunately, Iowa law does not allow injured workers to do this.  Workers’ compensation is l...

What You Need to Know Before You File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Iowa
Posted By Tim Semelroth - 04.04.18

When a loved one is killed in Iowa because of someone else’s fault, well-meaning people often urge family members to file a wrongful death lawsuit. This suggestion is sometimes made without a clear...

If I Have a Mental Disorder, Can I Get Social Security Disability Benefits?
Posted By Corey Luedeman - 03.29.18

If you are no longer able to work because of your mental illness, you may be able to receive Social Security Disability benefits. How to Receive Social Security Disability Benefits For a Mental Illne...

RSH Legal Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Win $5.6 Million Verdict For Death of Worker
Posted By Tim Semelroth - 03.22.18

Bronson and wife Kara 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, ...

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...

Identity Theft: 5 Ways to Protect Yourself
Posted By Tim Semelroth - 03.19.18

The 2017 Experian credit leak was a sobering reminder that your personal information could be taken and used by strangers to rack up bills and destroy your credit.  To protect yourself from identity ...

What the Statute of Limitations Means For Your Iowa Medical Malpractice Case
Posted By Farl Greene - 03.15.18

Just like every other type of personal injury claim, Iowa medical malpractice lawsuits have deadlines that an injured person or their family must meet. Generally speaking, the statute of limitations ...

Why is Getting the Accident Report After My Iowa Motorcycle Crash So Important?
Posted By Pressley Henningsen - 03.08.18

If you’ve been injured in an Iowa motorcycle accident, it will be important to obtain a copy of the official accident report from the police.  This evidence will help illustrate what happened duri...

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