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 compensation they deserve for their injuries. One way the law accomplishes this is with hidden pitfalls that insurance companies hope workers will fall into and … Continued

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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 difficult to quantify. When a person injures a hand, we can measure loss of grip or strength. When a person injures a knee, we can … Continued

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Bob Rush Honored With Award for His Contributions to Public Education and Public Service

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 2017 Tom Staack Public Education Award in recognition of “the monumental statewide radio advertising campaign he spearheaded during the legislative session in defense of the rights … Continued
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I’ve Suffered A Shoulder Injury On The Job In Iowa. 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 and cumulative strain. As a result, these injuries often limit an employee's movement and ability to work for long periods of time. The end result … Continued
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