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What Does the Latest Shoulder Injury Ruling Mean For Iowa’s Injured Workers?
Posted By Emily Anderson - 04.29.20

In July of 2017, workers’ compensation law changed dramatically for Iowans who suffered a shoulder injury at work. The law was designed to limit benefits to injured workers who had shoulder injuries....

4 Things to Know If You Were Injured in an Iowa Car Accident While On the Job
Posted By Emily Anderson - 08.08.18

If you were injured in a car crash while you were on the job in Iowa, you may have both a workers’ compensation claim and a personal injury car accident claim against the driver who hit you.  To prot...

Can I Get Both Iowa Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability Benefits?
Posted By Corey Luedeman - 07.06.18

You can get both Iowa workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security Disability benefits, if you qualify for both. Types of Iowa Workers’ Compensation Benefits Workers’ compensation benefits are ...

Tips on Staying Safe in the Workplace in Iowa
Posted By Brian C. Ivers - 06.29.18

No matter whether you work in an office or a construction site, inside or outside, there are a few tips that every Iowa worker should follow to keep themselves safe in their workplace. Know Your Righ...

5 Ways to Protect Your Rights after an Iowa Construction Work Injury
Posted By Emily Anderson - 05.23.18

If you are in the construction industry, you probably know someone who has been hurt on the job.  It can be dangerous work.  Here are five tips to protect your rights after a work injury at a constru...

Shoulder Injuries and Iowa Workers’ Compensation Claims: Changes Under the New Law
Posted By Emily Anderson - 04.26.18

Changes in Iowa Workers’ Compensation law have changed the amount of workers’ compensation benefits you can receive for a shoulder work injury. The benefits you are entitled to for a shoulder injury ...

Can I Sue for Pain and Suffering for My Iowa Work Injury?
Posted By Emily Anderson - 04.11.18

After a work injury in Iowa, many workers come to us asking if they can sue for pain and suffering.  Unfortunately, Iowa law does not allow injured workers to do this.  Workers’ compensation is limit...

Nurse Case Managers and Iowa Workers’ Compensation Claims
Posted By Emily Anderson - 02.07.18

After you have been injured at work in Iowa, the workers’ compensation insurance company is required to pay for reasonable medical care related to that work injury.  The insurance company usually hir...

The Independent Medical Evaluation (IME) and Your Iowa Workers’ Compensation Claim (Video)
Posted By Emily Anderson - 12.27.17

If you have been injured on the job in Iowa, you may have heard the acronym “IME.”  The Independent Medical Evaluation (IME) is an important part of your Iowa workers’ compensation claim. What is an ...

Will You Lose Your Job If You Make an Iowa Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Posted By Emily Anderson - 10.02.17

One of the biggest concerns weighing on a worker’s mind when they suffer a work injury in Iowa is: “If I report it, will I lose my job?” The short answer is – not necessarily. In Iowa, it is illegal ...

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