What is Workers' Compensation?
Designed to be a "no-fault" system, Workers' Compensation is a state-mandated benefit. The purpose of Workers' Compensation is to provide benefits and assistance to... more
Q: Is there any set period of time a worker must be employed before being eligible to receive Iowa worker's compensation benefits for a work injury?
A: No, if the employee would otherwise be covered... more
Lost wages for workers compensation are based on the average monthly wage of the injured worker. The employers insurance carrier calculates the average monthly wage of the claimant and then the... more
When an injury has been reported to the employer, the workers compensation insurance company usually jumps into action. As discussed in some of our other topics, they will typically contact the... more