Iowa Workers Compensation

October 13, 2016

Tractor Accidents Result in More Than Half of Agriculture Accidents

With Iowa being 92 percent farmland, Agriculture is an important part of the state’s culture. Referring back to the previous blog, “Agriculture Fatalities Largest in State […]
November 5, 2015

Workers’ Compensation: What You Need to Know

In a blink of an eye, your ability to work and earn a living may be seriously jeopardized by an injury. If you’re injured on the […]
September 17, 2014

The Beattie Law Firm: Experienced Personal Injury & Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

If you, or someone you know, have been hurt on the job, you may be entitled to compensation for more than just benefits under Workers’ Compensation […]
December 31, 2013

Iowa Workers Compensation Alternate Care

By Beattie Law Firm of Beattie Law Firm, P.C. posted in Iowa Workers Compensation on Tuesday, December 31, 2013. In Iowa Workers Compensation cases we have discussed Alternate Medical Care.   But what happens […]
November 27, 2013

Workers’ Compensation – Traveling for an Independent Medical Evaluations

Under the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Act, Iowa Code Section 85.39 addresses the rights and issues involving Independent Medical Evaluations (IME’s).  Specifically, the issue discussed here pertains […]
November 26, 2013

Worker’s Compensation-Traveling Long Distances for Light Duty

Until recently it has been common practice for employer/insurers to require injured workers capable of performing “light duty” to travel distances for such duty. This has […]
July 2, 2013

Alternate Medical Care Petition for Dissatisfied, Injured Workers

In Worker’s Compensation cases, the injured worker is often dissatisfied with the medical care he or she is receiving. Well-known insurance companies are often interested in […]
December 26, 2012

Iowa Workers Compensation – Appeal Issues

Iowa Workers’ Compensation cases can go through several levels of appeal.  The case is first tried to a Deputy Workers Compensation Commmissioner who issues a decision.  […]
October 24, 2012

Incredible Iowa Workers Compensation Ruling – Surveillance

On October 23, 2012 the Iowa Workers Compensation Commissioner filed a impactful Ruling on a Petition for Declaratory Order leveling the playing field for injured workers […]
October 19, 2012

Iowa Workers Compensation – Collecting Judgments

ANNETT v. PEPPLE-Allowed Enforcement of A Judgment From a Worker’s Compensation Award On October 17, 2012, the Iowa Court of Appeals issued the decision of Annette […]
September 10, 2012

Iowa Workers Compensation – Litigation Timeline

A common question I get asked in an Iowa Workers Compensation Case is: How long does a case take? The answer to this question is not […]
September 6, 2012

Workers Compensation Insurer Can Only Send You for Examination to a Medical Doctor

While a worker’s compensation insurer has the right to select medical care, the insurance company is limited to sending an injured worker for examination to a […]