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Iowa Workers’ Compensation Benefits After Back and Neck Injuries

Injuring your back or neck at work can be two of the most serious work injuries Iowa workers face. Because of this, those that suffer serious back and neck injuries are rightfully entitled to certain benefits under Iowa law. 3 Types of Iowa Work Comp Benefits Like all accepted workers’ compensation claims in Iowa, there …


4 Common Myths about Iowa Social Security Disability Benefits

There are many myths that surround Social Security Disability benefits. Here are 4 common ones – and the truth behind them. (1) If my application was denied, that means I can’t get benefits. Over 70% of disability applications are denied the first time. However, that doesn’t mean that you don’t deserve or aren’t qualified for …

How to Settle a Personal Injury Claim Without a Lawyer in Iowa

If you’ve had an accident in Iowa that was someone else’s fault, it’s likely that person’s insurance company will reach out to you and try to settle your claim. Many insurance companies try to settle with you quickly. There is a reason for that—they know they generally pay less the earlier they settle the case …


How Long Do I Have to File a Complaint for Being Discriminated Against at Work in Iowa?

If you have been discriminated against at work in Iowa, you may be wondering what you can do to hold your employer accountable. Both Iowa law and Federal law prohibit workplace discrimination where that discrimination is based on membership in a protected class such as age, race, sex, disability, religion, and other similar groups.  These …

Is Your Iowa Workers’ Compensation Adjuster Telling You the Truth?

If you are injured at work and there is an open Iowa workers’ compensation claim, the injured worker will almost always be interacting with a work comp adjuster that works for the insurance carrier. The adjuster is employed by the insurance carrier to manage the claim on behalf of the insurance company. This means a …

What Types of Future Medical Expenses Can I Pursue in an Iowa Injury Claim?

After an accident in Iowa where you were seriously injured because of someone else’s fault, a significant part of any settlement is usually past and future medical expenses. Iowa law says you can ask for any “reasonable and necessary” future health care expenses when you settle your case. But how can you know what “reasonable …


Were You a Whistleblower at Your Job in Iowa?

You’ve likely heard the term “whistleblower” as it relates to employment. Most of us have an understanding that if you are a “whistleblower”, you are protected from retaliation.  However, the law places specific limits on what activities count as “whistleblowing” and when retaliation becomes illegal. When Are You Considered a Whistleblower in Iowa? First, it …

3 Things to Know About Factory Injuries and Iowa Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Because of its labor-intensive nature, factory workers in Iowa commonly experience workplace injuries that qualify for Iowa workers’ compensation benefits. In fact, it is likely you or someone you know has been injured because of working at a factory in Iowa. Because of this, there are important issues that all individuals should be aware of …


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