Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability Lawyers Working for Your Benefits

When you need to file Social Security Disability claims or if your claim is denied, a disability lawyer from Rush & Nicholson can help answer your questions, sort out the paperwork, and pursue your benefits. Using our knowledge and experience with the Social Security Disability system, we go to work for you on a contingency basis, charging nothing unless we win your case.

More cases than any other firm in Eastern Iowa

Represented dozens of SSD recipients across Eastern Iowa

More than 100 years of combined experience

Get the Disability Benefits You Need

When you contact our disability lawyers for help, we’ll ask you to tell us your story about why you must apply for disability benefits. We are advocates as well as attorneys, and we understand the struggles that people face when limited by illness or injury. You have enough to deal with—let us assist you in navigating the bureaucracy so you can access the Social Security disability benefits you are entitled to receive.

Find Help Today

Contact us to get a free initial consultation with an attorney!

Helping Iowans with Disability Law

Though located in Cedar Rapids, our team has been clients with disability claims across Eastern Iowa. Even if your city isn’t listed, don’t hesitate to reach out and ask for help.

Helping with Disability Claims

Brian is a Certified Disability Claims Representative who, along with our experienced disability attorney’s, help people with Social Security Disability. If you are filing a disability claim or need help determining your next steps, please contact us and our team will help you move forward to receive the results you deserve.

Recent Cases

Denied hip claim awarded and affirmed on appeal

March 22nd, 2021

The claimant sustained a work-related injury to her right hip, including a labral tear, in addition to the stipulated back injury. As such, it’s found that the claimant is entitled to payment by defendants for all medical expenses related to the hip injury. It’s also found that the claimant is entitled to receive temporary total disability benefits while she was off work following her surgery.

Employer hit with a large penalty

March 22nd, 2021

Dale Till, claimant, filed a petition in arbitration seeking workers’ compensation benefits from Windstar Lines, Inc., employer and National Interstate Insurance Company, insurance carrier as defendants. Mr. Till is entitled to 150 weeks of permanent partial disability benefits.

Claimant found permanently and totally disabled

March 22nd, 2021

Daniel Kvidahl, claimant, filed a petition in arbitration seeking workers’ compensation benefits from Skilled Trades Inc and it’s insurer, Zurich American Insurance Company as a result of an injury that arose out of and in the course of his employment.

See More Case Studies

Attorneys Specialized in Disability Law

Attorney Brian Potter at Rush & Nicholson

Brian Potter

Practicing Since 1986


  • Social Security Disability
View Full Bio
Attorney Gary Nelson at Rush & Nicholson

Gary B. Nelson

Practicing Since 1991


  • Workers Compensation
  • Social Security
View Full Bio

Get your case reviewed, for free!

Free Consultation

Learn More About Social Security Disability

Check out helpful articles and guides about Social Security Disability, what to expect during a case, and much more.

Social Security Disability FAQs

Do I have to pay to talk to you about my case?

No, initial consultations are free.