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Iowa Workers Compensation – Types of Settlements

Iowa Workers Compensation claims are settled in many different types of ways. The various types are found in Iowa Code Section 85.35. Mainly, the categories of settlements are commonly called 1) “open file” or “agreement for settlement,” 2) “closed file” or “compromise settlement,” 3) hybrid (combination) settlements, and 4) commutations. •1) Open File or Agreement for Settlement […]