Iowa Workers’ Compensation Claims

If an Iowa worker has been injured at work or has become ill because of hazardous conditions at his place of employment, an Iowa workers’ compensation claim should be filed with the Iowa Division of Workers’ Compensation. Workers’ compensation benefits may include replacement income for lost wages, treatment of the work-related medical condition, death and funeral benefits and/or permanent disability benefits. Iowa state law mandates that most employers carry workers’ compensation insurance for their employees, which makes it possible for workers to receive workers’ compensation benefits under the Iowa workers’ compensation system. However, when an employer lacks insurance, hiring an Iowa workers’ compensation attorney may be necessary for an injured employee to protect his rights.

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Iowa Workers’ Compensation Laws

Iowa workers’ compensation laws deal with the benefits available if a worker suffers from a workplace injury or illness, and the procedures an employee must follow if he seeks to file a workers’ compensation claim in Iowa.

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