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Can the Work Comp Insurance Company Deny My Claim if I Tested Positive for a Drug or Alcohol Test After a Work Injury in Iowa?
Posted By Emily Anderson - 09.26.19

Did you have a work injury that was immediately followed by a positive drug or alcohol test? If so, the work comp insurance may deny your Iowa workers’ compensation claim. Iowa Workers’ Compensation ...

IME, FCE, MMI, MSA, PPD, TTD: Translating the Foreign Language of Iowa Workers’ Compensation
Posted By Emily Anderson - 08.19.19

Iowa workers’ compensation rules can be overwhelming.  One of the biggest challenges injured workers face after being hurt on the job is understanding work comp language.  There seems to be an acrony...

Why You Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Who Understands Iowa’s New Work Comp Laws
Posted By Emily Anderson - 07.25.19

During the 2017 legislative session, some of Iowa’s lawmakers voted in new changes to Iowa’s Worker’s Compensation laws.  These changes were aimed to protect insurance companies and large, self-insur...

When Can I Reopen My Iowa Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Posted By Emily Anderson - 05.06.19

Are you worse off either physically or financially after you’ve resolved your Iowa workers’ compensation claim?  You might be wondering if you can reopen your claim and ask for additional permanent d...

Slip & Fall Accidents and Brain Injuries in Iowa
Posted By Ben Long - 04.24.19

It’s no surprise that slip and fall accidents can be dangerous.  When these incidents occur, it’s fairly common for someone to hit their head. If you’ve recently fallen and hit your head due to someo...

I Settled My Iowa Workers’ Compensation Case. Can I Still Sue?
Posted By Emily Anderson - 04.08.19

It’s disheartening when injured Iowans come into my office and they are either past the deadline for filing a workers’ compensation claim or they have already settled their work comp case and are unh...

7 Ways to Fight Back Against Fatigue at Work
Posted By Emily Anderson - 04.02.19

It happens to everyone at some point – your eyes get heavy, your brain won’t focus, and you can’t stop yawning.  You’re tired at work. Fatigue at work can be a real issue.  According to the National S...

Can My Employer Make Me Use FMLA or Vacation Time While Off Work Due to an Iowa Work Injury?
Posted By Emily Anderson - 03.06.19

Have you recently suffered a work injury in Iowa?  Your employer may have told you that you need to use vacation time or FMLA while you are off work recovering from your injuries.  But is this actual...

Traumatic Brain Injuries and Iowa Workers’ Compensation Benefits
Posted By Emily Anderson - 01.02.19

There are a variety of Iowa workers’ compensation benefits you could receive while recovering from a traumatic brain injury after a work accident. Additionally, it’s important to understand what a tr...

Can I Go on Vacation After Being Hurt on the Job in Iowa?
Posted By Emily Anderson - 12.04.18

Vacation is something everyone looks forward to.  You may have been getting ready for some time off then suddenly you get hurt at work. So is it still a good idea to take your vacation? Taking your V...

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