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Can I Claim Compensation for Mental Health After a Car Accident in Iowa?

Car accidents cause more than just physical injuries—they can also cause mental health injuries like depression, anxiety, and in some instances Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (also known as PTSD).  Mental Health Conditions after an Iowa Car Crash Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for people in car crashes to suffer chronic pain from their injuries.  According to …

What is Loss of Consortium and How Does it Work in an Iowa Personal Injury Case?

In Iowa, the law recognizes that immediate family members also suffer losses when a loved one is injured or dies due to the negligence of another.  The legal term for the relationship between immediate family members is called “consortium.” When there is a change or damage to these relationships due to an injury or death, …

I Was in a Bike Accident in Iowa: What Do I Do?

It’s a bicyclist’s worst nightmare – being hit by a vehicle.  The actions you take after a bike accident in Iowa can have a significant impact on the outcome of your claim against the at-fault drivers’ insurance company.  Here are some tips to follow after a bicycle accident: 1. Contact Law Enforcement Immediately After Your …

What Should I Ask For in a Personal Injury Settlement in Iowa?

Injured Iowans call us all the time and ask, “What is my case worth?”  Most times we can’t give a specific answer without gathering more information like medical records, evidence of lost wages, and a doctor’s opinions about the severity of your injuries. While we may not be able to give you an exact figure …

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, …

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 …

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 …


Should You Submit Your Medical Bills to Your Health Insurance After a Serious Iowa Car Crash?

After a serious Iowa car accident, it’s likely you had to go to the hospital or see your doctor for your injuries. You may be wondering if you should submit those medical bills to your own health insurance. Most people are surprised to learn that you should submit your crash-related medical bills to your health …


Should You Use the Insurance Company’s Preferred Body Shops After an Iowa Car Accident?

Most Iowa car insurance companies have a “preferred” or “approve” body shop they have entered into an agreement with to make repairs to vehicles after a crash. You have the option of having your car fixed by the preferred shop or a body shop you choose.  There are pros and cons to both.   Upsides to …


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