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What Does “Litigation” or “Filing a Lawsuit” Mean in an Iowa Personal Injury Case?

After you’ve suffered an injury in Iowa, your head is probably spinning with all sorts of questions. Who is going to pay for my medical bills? Will I get paid back for my lost wages? What if my pain doesn’t go away? Am I going to end up filing a lawsuit and if I do, …


Do I Need a Disability Lawyer to Appeal My Social Security Disability Denial?

Has your initial application for Social Security disability benefits been denied? If so, you are allowed to appeal this decision. You are not required to have an attorney at any point during the appeals process. However, hiring an Iowa disability attorney to help you with your appeal greatly improves your chance of winning your claim. …


What Does “At-Will” Employment in Iowa Mean?

You may have heard that Iowa is an “at-will” employment state. But what does “at-will” mean, and how does it affect your rights as an Iowa employee? Who is an “At-Will” Employee in Iowa? Unless you have a contract specifying specific terms and length of employment or you benefit from a collective bargaining agreement, you …

What Are the Physical Symptoms Associated with a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

After an accident in Iowa, you may experience the symptoms of a brain injury immediately. Sometimes, however, symptoms take time to show up. Brain injuries can be hard to diagnose. That is because the symptoms of a brain injury can be hard to identify. Early diagnosis and treatment of a brain injury can lead to …

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 …


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