• Man reaches $300.000 settlement in work comp claim

    Man reaches a $300,000 settlement after injury to his back, tinnitus, and hearing loss.

  • Woman reaches $50,000 settlement after being struck by falling merchandise at local store

    A woman reached a $50,000 settlement with a local retailer for injuries to her hip after she was struck by falling merchandise while shopping.

  • $140,000 settlement reached in semi-car crash

    A 36 year-old man settled his case against the trucking company for $140,000 after suffering shoulder injuries when a semi crashed into the pickup truck in which he was a passenger.

  • $1,050,000 car accident wrongful death settlement

    The family of a rural Iowa man killed after a garbage truck collided with his pickup truck received a $1,050,000 settlement for claims against the waste disposal company and under insured motorist carrier.

  • On Review-Reopening Claimant found totally disabled

    Jim was awarded 80% industrial disability in 2011, after he was exposed to Isocyanates. His lung condition worsened in 2020 to the point where he was unable to perform even sedentary work. Jim was found permanently and totally disabled. The decision was affirmed on appeal on February 22, 2023 (Learn More).

  • Denied hip claim awarded and affirmed on appeal

    The claimant sustained a work-related injury to her right hip, including a labral tear, in addition to the stipulated back injury. As such, it’s found that the claimant is entitled to payment by defendants for all medical expenses related to the hip injury. It’s also found that the claimant is entitled to receive temporary total disability benefits while she was off work following her surgery.

  • Employer hit with a large penalty

    Dale Till, claimant, filed a petition in arbitration seeking workers’ compensation benefits from Windstar Lines, Inc., employer and National Interstate Insurance Company, insurance carrier as defendants. Mr. Till is entitled to 150 weeks of permanent partial disability benefits.

  • Leg injury at work

    The claimant, Carol Gonzales, filed a petition for arbitration and seeks workers’ compensation benefits from Quaker Oats Company, employer, and Indemnity Insurance Company of North America, insurance carrier.

  • UIHC Healthcare Workers

    Healthcare workers filed a law suit against the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, alleging they aren’t being paid on time for extra work. The plaintiffs hoped to have the case recognized as a class action, and say there are thousands of potential members who also not being paid in a timely fashion. Attorney Nate Willems represented the workers.

  • Waterloo School District

    Graciela de Maldonado, claimant, filed a petition in arbitration seeking workers’ compensation benefits from Waterloo Community School District, employer and United Wisconsin Insurance Company, insurance carrier as defendants. The case resulted in Waterloo School District being ordered to pay weekly benefits and additional medical treatment.