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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dee Hospodarsky, claimant, filed a petition in arbitration seeking workers’ compensation benefits against Quaker Oaks Company, employer, and Indemnity Insurance Company of North America, insurer, for an alleged work injury date of November 1, 2017.
Daniel Kvidahl, claimant, filed a petition in arbitration seeking workers’ compensation benefits from Skilled Trades Inc and it’s insurer, Zurich American Insurance Company as a result of an injury that arose out of and in the course of his employment.