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As an employee in the state of Iowa, it’s important to understand your rights when it comes to workers’ compensation benefits. Although a lot of claims made by employees are from injuries that immediately affect their health and ability to work, many others stem from injuries that develop or worsen over a long period. This…

Iowa law requires that most employers carry or self-provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage. This worker compensation settlement compensates employees who are injured on the job by providing benefits such as medical expenses, lost wages, temporary or permanent disability, and other covered expenses. Unfortunately, some employers fail or choose not to carry workers’ compensation coverage in…

Iowa workers’ compensation laws require that nearly all Iowa companies carry insurance to compensate employees who are injured on the job for their injuries and lost wages. If you are injured in an Iowa workplace accident, however, you may also have to replace personal property like damaged clothing, a mobile phone or other technology device,…

If you recently experienced a work-related injury in Iowa, you likely have a lot of questions and concerns about your health care and ability to continue providing financially for yourself and your family. This article will help answer some of those questions and put you on the right track toward getting the workers’ compensation settlement…

Every year, thousands of Iowans bring their bike out of storage as the weather warms up. The first sunny, warm day after a long hard winter brings out all sorts of bikers from motorcyclists, moped and scooter riders, and even bicycle commuters. This is an exciting time for those that love the rush of air,…

More than 4.1 million workers suffer a serious job-related injury or illness every year.  If you suffer a workplace injury, it is important to know your rights.  Failing to notify your employer of your claim and pursue your claim in a timely manner can result in loss of benefits. Statute of Limitations If no weekly…

Iowa workers’ compensation insurance ensures that employees are compensated for their medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages if they suffer injuries related to their job. Some on-the-job injuries are work-related (e.g., a truck driver suffers a neck injury in a collision, or a factory worker cuts his arm on the car body he’s assembling)….

Suffering a work injury can be inconvenient, stressful, and sometimes confusing. In order to protect your rights to workers’ compensation benefits that are available in Iowa, it is important to understand the steps that need to be taken after your injury. To ensure that you’re as prepared as possible, read through this helpful 7-part work…

When you file a workers’ compensation claim, your employer’s insurance company may approach you with a settlement offer. Iowa workers’ compensation law provides for four general types of work comp settlements. In deciding whether to take the offer before you, it’s important to understand which type of settlement is being offered and how it could…

Workers’ compensation insurance ensures that employees injured on the job are compensated for their injuries and lost wages. In Iowa, workers’ compensation is governed by state law and administered by the Iowa Division of Workers’ Compensation. In addition to the cost of medical care and related expenses, an injured worker may be entitled to various…

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