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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 30, 2014

What is the Difference between a Workers’ Compensation Claim Vs. a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Workers’ compensation claim and personal injury lawsuit often get confused, but one main difference between the two is how your case is proven. Keep reading below […]
August 4, 2014

Jury Awards Beattie Law Firm Clients $923,134.71

A court case ended on June 11, 2014 in front of a Webster County jury in Fort Dodge, Iowa. The jury ruled in favor of our […]
December 20, 2013

Don’t Let Your Bills Pile Up After an Injury

By Beattie Law Firm of Beattie Law Firm, P.C. on Friday, December 20, 2013. Don’t let bills pile up after an injury. Don Beattie, and the attorneys at Beattie Law […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
September 5, 2012

Workers Compensation Insurance Bad Faith

If you have been victimized by the bad-faith conduct of the Worker’s Compensation insurance company you have remedies available to you. Nearly 30 years ago, the […]
July 11, 2012

Workers Compensation-Bad Faith

In Iowa, insurance companies insuring employers in workers compensation cases can be liable in bad faith for wrongful conduct toward injured workers. More than 20 years […]
July 11, 2012

Workers Compensation-Out-Of-State Workers (Truckers)-Right To Seek Medical Treatment In Home State

Worker’s Compensation laws allow out-of-state workers (truckers) the right to be treated in their home state, if injured in the course of employment. This issue has […]