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  • Employment Labor Law

    What You Need to Know About Employment & Labor Law

    Many people aren’t aware of employment and labor laws that help protect workers from discrimination, expenses from work injuries, and unfair wage or overtime practices. Federal and state employment laws…

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  • Workers' Compensation

    Workers’ Compensation Benefits

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2.7 million work injuries and illnesses were reported in 2020. With millions affected by on-the-job injuries and illness, it’s important for everyone to…

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  • Personal Injury Lawyer

    Why You Should Use a Personal Injury Lawyer

    If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, hire a personal injury lawyer to handle your claim. It is very likely the other party will hire a lawyer—why should…

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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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  • Attorney Bob Rush at Rush & Nicholson

    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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