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    UIHC Workers File Suit

    Nate Willems once again puts workers’ rights first. University of Iowa Hospital employees wanted to file a lawsuit against their employer for delaying overtime pay. Some UIHC employees reported receiving…

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    Pitfalls in the New Iowa Work Comp Laws

    What if I Quit After My Injury?” The new workers’ compensation law that went into effect in July 2017 makes it much more difficult for injured workers to get the…

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    Eye Injuries at Work

    Every work injury is difficult for the injured person, but some are more easily evaluated than others. A worker’s eye injury, short of blindness, can be one of the more…

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    Guide To Workers’ Compensation Disability Benefits In Iowa

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the total number of missed workdays due to occupational injuries in the private sector, state government, and local government combined has stayed eerily…

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    How Do Pre-Existing Injuries Impact Workers’ Disability Claims In Iowa?

    Although the median number of missed workdays due to occupational injuries was eight in 2015, many employees find that their injury keeps them from working for much longer. That may…

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    Bob Rush Honored With Award

    Bob Rush, Lawyer, and Partner with RUSH & NICHOLSON, P.L.C., was featured in the Gazette for his contributions to the community: “Rush, a lawyer with Rush and Nicholson, received the…

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    A Beginner’s Guide to Workers’ Compensation in Iowa

    If you have been hurt while on the job, this may be a painful and overwhelming time for you. There are so many things to comprehend, rules to follow, and…

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    I’ve Suffered A Shoulder Injury On The Job. Now What?

    Shoulder injuries can be incredibly painful. Due to continuous use, the shoulder joint is also especially prone to work-related injuries. Common work-related incidents resulting in shoulder injuries include traumatic events…

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  • Gary Nelson Testifying to Iowa Senate

    On March 1, 2017 Attorney Gary Nelson testified before an Iowa Senate subcommittee in Des Moines, Iowa on the (then proposed) changes in the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Law. You can see…

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  • Bob Rush Fights to Keep Politics Out of Our Legal System

    On November 6th, Bob Rush appeared in front of the Iowa Court of Appeals. He argued against April 2019 changes to the way Iowa chooses Supreme Court Judges that would…

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