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At the Higgins Law Firm, PLLC, we are committed to representing individuals and families throughout Iowa facing challenges of workplace discrimination, harassment, inequality and other matters of employment law. We also assist people confronting criminal charges, accident injuries and other personal injury cases representing plaintiffs.
For many people, experiencing workplace discrimination and inequality starts out as an annoyance, and in many cases, simply becomes an accepted part of the job. Unfortunately, many working Iowans don't realize that they have legal protections against these types of workplace injustices.
At the forefront of our practice is an emphasis on arming clients with the knowledge, resources and legal advocacy needed to hold employers and other employees accountable for their actions, or in some instances, inaction when putting a stop to harassment and discrimination.
May 07, 2020
I had a legal concern. I called Stuart during the day but he was busy. I assumed I wouldn't get a call back from him until the next day. Instead though he called me after hours to let me set up a time the next day to talk. The next day came and he was prompt with the time he said he would call. Immediately I liked talking with him. He was very easy to talk with. He listened to everything I had to bring up and answered everything thoroughly. Even though he was swamped with other people at the same time he never rushed me or made me feel like a number. He could have just answered a few of my questions and been done. There was a question or two that he wanted to double check or look a little into and he did and then reached back out to me. Again all of this while he was swamped. Eventually all questions and concerns were answered and we started off the subject talking for a while. It felt more like talking with a friend with a few laughs. I absolutely would recommend Stuart because he does what you would expect a good attorney to do but also goes above and beyond what you would expect a good attorney to do.
Jan 15, 2020
I had never before used an attorney to get compensation for all that I went through after being the victim of a motor vehicle accident. Stuart Higgins and his assistant, Candace, were positive, knowledgeable and extremely helpful throughout the process of the settlement. All of my questions were answered and they worked hard for me. I would definitely use them again and would recommend them as an excellent resource for legal issues. I cannot thank them enough.
Jan 09, 2020
Stuart helped me in the hardest time of my life. My job, relationship with my child, my mental health was on the line when I was wrongfully accused of a crime that would of changed my life forever if convicted. I saw a lot of lawyers before deciding to go with Stuart and my big thing was is I'm not a criminal so the court system is a mystery to me. Not only did he explain how things were gonna go well in a way I could and anyone could understand he was very sympathetic of my situation. He worked on a payment plan with me to help me afford the defense I desperately needed. With all of the other amazing things Stuart did for me one thing mattered and that was winning. And that's EXACTLY what Stuart did for me! So not only was he super helpful and human.. he was also very effective. I would recommend him to anyone and will be doing so for as long as he's in business. I don't do online reviews EVER, but I wanted to share my story and show how much Stuart and his lawfirm helped me. Thank you for saving my life Stuart!
Sep 25, 2019
My husband was Stuart's client for 2 yrs. Through the 2yrs he and his paralegal, Candace, were amazing to work with. I would definitely recommend Higgins Law Firm to anyone who needs legal help with being discriminated against. We had a really wonderful experience with the firm.
Whether you were injured in a car accident, charged with OWI or believe that you were wrongfully terminated from your job, being forced into the unfamiliar territory of a courtroom can leave you feeling lost, alone and without options. With years of personal and professional experience helping people through difficult times, we know what it means to fight for the worker, the single parent, the family coping with loss and the individual who simply made a mistake.
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By working one-on-one with you throughout your case, attorney Stuart Higgins will listen to your story, explain your options and pursue justice on your behalf.
Your job can feel like a key part of your identity. When an injury or work-related issue strips away your career, it can feel like losing more than just your job and a steady paycheck. At Higgins Law Firm, PLLC, we know the balance of power is in favor of employers, the insurance companies and the authorities. No matter your case, with our skill and experience we can help you assert your rights, hold negligent parties accountable or build a strong criminal defense.
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At Higgins Law Firm, PLLC, we represent individuals in West Des Moines, Iowa, those throughout the West Des Moines Metro Area in Polk County, and others across the state.