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  • Pitfalls in the New Iowa Work Comp Laws

    What if I Quit After My Injury?” The new workers’ compensation law that went into effect in July 2017 makes it much more difficult for injured workers to get the…

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    Eye Injuries at Work

    Every work injury is difficult for the injured person, but some are more easily evaluated than others. A worker’s eye injury, short of blindness, can be one of the more…

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    Guide To Workers’ Compensation Disability Benefits In Iowa

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the total number of missed workdays due to occupational injuries in the private sector, state government, and local government combined has stayed eerily…

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    How Do Pre-Existing Injuries Impact Workers’ Disability Claims In Iowa?

    Although the median number of missed workdays due to occupational injuries was eight in 2015, many employees find that their injury keeps them from working for much longer. That may…

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    A Beginner’s Guide to Workers’ Compensation in Iowa

    If you have been hurt while on the job, this may be a painful and overwhelming time for you. There are so many things to comprehend, rules to follow, and…

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    I’ve Suffered A Shoulder Injury On The Job. Now What?

    Shoulder injuries can be incredibly painful. Due to continuous use, the shoulder joint is also especially prone to work-related injuries. Common work-related incidents resulting in shoulder injuries include traumatic events…

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