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4 Things You Must Know After an Iowa Construction Work Injury
Posted By Dillon Besser - 04.23.21

One of the more common workplaces where work injuries happen in Iowa is in the construction industry. If you have worked in the construction industry, it is likely you have been or know someone who h...

Why Should I Hire an Iowa Workers’ Compensation Lawyer if My Benefits are Being Paid?
Posted By Dillon Besser - 02.11.21

In the Iowa workers’ compensation system, there are multiple benefits that an employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier is required to provide. Oftentimes injured workers will assume that be...

How Does Workers’ Compensation Work in Iowa?
Posted By Dillon Besser - 12.21.20

The Iowa Workers’ Compensation system can be a much more complex system than injured workers often expect. Who Qualifies for Iowa Work Comp Benefits? An injured worker fits into the Iowa workers’ com...

Can an Independent Contractor Receive Iowa Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Posted By Dillon Besser - 11.12.20

If you are an Iowa employee that is injured while working, you likely qualify for Iowa workers’ compensation benefits if: You are employed and/or hired in Iowa Injured while working in Iowa; or Regu...

How Do I Calculate My Iowa Workers’ Compensation Rate?
Posted By Dillon Besser - 10.16.20

Have you been receiving weekly checks from your Iowa workers’ compensation insurance company after an injury? Often when I am speaking to individuals for the first time, they will tell me the insuran...

Does a Back Injury Qualify for Iowa Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Posted By - 09.11.20

Injuring your back at work is a common way for a worker to seriously hurt themselves, but some costly mistakes often prevent injured Iowans from getting all rightfully owed benefits for this injury. ...

Why Would the Work Comp Insurance Company Deny My Iowa Work Injury Claim?
Posted By Emily Anderson - 07.09.20

Although some employees are lucky and have positive experiences when dealing with the workers’ compensation insurance company, it is critical to recognize that Insurance companies are not on our side...

Which Work Injuries are Not Covered by Iowa Workers’ Compensation?
Posted By Emily Anderson - 06.12.20

In order for something to be a work injury in Iowa, it must happen at work, have some relationship to the work activities, and be medically caused by work activities.  While some injures may appear t...

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....

Iowa Attorneys Answer Your Legal Questions about COVID-19
Posted By Laura Schultes, Tim Semelroth - 04.07.20

  1. What is the Protocol for Testing Iowa Nursing Home Residents for COVID-19 Symptoms? Nursing homes have always been required to evaluate their residents for any sort of respiratory problem. ...

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