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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 …


How to Get Your Bills Paid in an Iowa Medical Malpractice Settlement

If you have been seriously hurt by a doctor or other medical professional in Iowa, receiving damages for your injuries is the way the civil court system can get you justice for your harms and losses. However, before you can receive compensation, you must prove that medical malpractice occurred. This may be more complicated than …

I Think My Iowa Work Environment is a Hostile Workplace. What Can I Do?

If you believe your place of employment has become a hostile work environment, you may be feeling demeaned, upset, or even angry. But what are your rights as a targeted employee in an Iowa workplace? What is NOT Considered a Hostile Work Environment in Iowa? Before we talk about what a hostile work environment is …


Why You Will Likely Get a Low-Ball Offer When You Try to Negotiate Your Own Iowa Car Accident Settlement

You or someone you love was injured in a car accident in Iowa. The other driver’s fault is clear. The crash caused injuries that were immediately diagnosed and treated. The other driver’s insurance company has reached out to you and seems very friendly and helpful. You decide that this situation is so cut and dried …


Clear Liability Iowa Motorcycle Cases Are Easy – Or Are They?

You might believe that if you’re hit while riding a motorcycle, and the other driver is obviously at fault, that you have a clear liability case that will be easy to settle on your own. The insurance company of the other driver has different ideas, though. They know that jurors will often have an unfair …


What is Reasonable Accommodation and How Does it Work in Iowa?

If you have a disability or limitation, you may feel nervous about asking for accommodations so you can continue working. However, Iowa law says that employers must take reasonable steps to accommodate workers with disabilities. Reasonable accommodation is a modification or adjustment to a job or a workspace that will allow an employee with limitations …


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