September 8, 2011

Lawsuits – Serious Injuries Regarding Gel Fuel Products

As you may have heard, on September 1st, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of all pourable gel fuels. Several companies are […]
September 8, 2011

Lawsuits – Iowa Statutes of Limitation

A statute of limitations regarding lawsuits: is a law that sets the maximum period that you can wait before filing a lawsuit. The time periods are different […]
September 8, 2011

Iowa Workers Compensation – Nurse Case Managers Work for Insurer

If you have suffered a serious Iowa workers compensation injury then the odds are that the insurance carrier has assigned you a nurse case manager. Most […]
September 6, 2011

The Real Purpose of Iowa’s Workers’ Compensation Laws

Iowa Workers Compensation laws were created to to protect the injured worker. This is the reason the workers’ compensation laws were enacted and it is the responsibility of […]
August 24, 2011

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 […]
July 30, 2011

Iowa Workers Compensation – Injury Worker Rights to Doctor

If you have been hurt on the job you have probably recieved care you think is substandard.  Though, perhaps you are one of the lucky ones […]
July 29, 2011

Iowa Workers Compensation – Do Not Trust Insurer’s Rate

Under the Iowa Workers Compensation laws,unless you are a part time employee, the general rule for the calculation of your weekly workers’ compensation benefit rate is […]
July 29, 2011

Iowa Workers Compensation – Good News – Mileage Rate Increases

Starting on July 1, 2011, under the Iowa Workers Compensation Commissioner’s rules, the mileage rate payable to injured workers has increased to now 55.5 cents a mile.  Make […]
January 28, 2010

Jan. 2010 – Homeowner injured in explosion

WCF Courier. Jeff Reinitz. January 28, 2010. Homeowner injured in explosion Donna Firgard, 65, was injured during an explosion and fire at her home, 6718 Watters Road, […]
June 17, 2009

June 2009 – Taking the Stand on Propane Safety

LP Gas Magazine. By Patrick Hyland. June 2009 Every propane marketer’s worst nightmare is getting word that a business-related accident has caused injury or taken a […]
April 6, 2008

Heck Case

• April 2008 – Settlement reached in AGP blast lawsuit • April 2008 – Trial begins today in wrongful death case
August 6, 2006

Nissen and Ryan Case

• August 2006 – Jury awards $9.6 million to victims of tank explosion • August 2006 – Injured worker recounts accident • August 2006 – Anhydrous […]