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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...

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 ...

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 actu...

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 ...

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...

Retiring After Suffering a Work Injury in Iowa
Posted By Emily Anderson - 11.15.18

Retirement is something most working Iowans look forward to.  If your retirement is on the horizon when you suffer a work injury, you may think it’s a good idea to “just retire now.”   Befor...

Are You Settling Your Iowa Workers’ Compensation Claim Too Soon?
Posted By Emily Anderson - 08.22.18

After you’re injured at work in Iowa, navigating the workers’ compensation system can be extremely stressful.  It’s natural to want to get this difficult process over with and move on with...

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 p...

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 benefit...

Soft-Tissue Injuries and Your Iowa Car Accident Claim
Posted By Tim Semelroth - 07.02.18

Have you recently been in a car crash in Iowa?  If you sought medical attention and you are in pain, a doctor typically first checks to see if you have any broken bones.  If you don’t have broken...

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