Generally, you can’t sue your employer for work-related injuries. If you are injured while engaged in work activities, and the nature of those work activities contributed to the injury’s development, Iowa workers’ compensation insurance provides that you will be compensated for your medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. You are only entitled to receive…

Before you settle your Iowa workers’ compensation claim, it’s important to discuss with your attorney the effects a settlement may have on other benefits you receive. Settlement income can affect your eligibility or reduce your benefit amounts for many government programs.  What Benefits May Be Affected? The federal Social Security Administration (SSA) administers a number…

At Platt Law, we don’t limit ourselves to taking care of people in the Des Moines area. We extend our workers compensation and personal injury services to Iowans across the state. Each and every hard-working Iowan has the right to fight for their work comp cases and we want to help you get the benefits…

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