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July 2018 Archives

Fatal Accident on Iowa Wind Farm

They could almost be the new state bird of Iowa...the giant wind turbines you see when you head East...West...North...or South of Des Moines. More and more wind farms are appearing, and with the rush of getting the giant turbines in place, there is an increasing risk of accidents & work-related injuries.

Construction Worker Impaled While Working at Job Site

In a terrible accident, a construction worker in Chicago suffered a significant injury after his leg was impaled with a piece of rebar. The injury was so severe that they weren't able to remove the rod until after they transported him to the hospital.

When They Remodel Your Place of Work...

We have a friend who's office building is going through a very lengthy building remodel. He was telling us about this, and then he mentioned that everytime he's been walking into the building, his nose starts running, his voice feels scratchy, and his eyes water.

You Counted on Your Employer...So Where Did He Go?

Here's an unfortunate fact....you could be the best employee in the world. You're on time...you're efficient...you're skilled at what you do. Your employer loves you...you're the employee he wants everyone else to be like. 

Every Workers' Compensation Claim is Unique...Every Claim Requires the Utmost Concern

With a combined 30 years of experience dealing with workers' compensation claims, we know one thing to be true...every claim is unique.

How to Seek Compensation in a Wrongful Death Case

Pursuing compensation in a wrongful death case is about helping survivors and dependents of the deceased cope with and recover from the tragic loss of a loved one. Survivor and dependent benefits cannot replace a life and a spirit that has been lost forever. 

Accidents Happen to Even the Most-Skilled Workers

Even the most-skilled, most-experienced workers can fall prey to a workplace accident. We've handled claims from hard-working individuals who were injured after only a few short weeks on the job....to those that have been in their field for 20+ years. 

Are Volunteer Firefighters Protected If Injured on the Job?

In Iowa, many smaller communities rely on volunteer firefighters to protect them. Firefighting is a dangerous job, especially in residential areas. In addition to the danger posed by extreme heat and fire, volunteer firefighters are also exposed to chemicals and unstable structures. Injuries are common.