Occupational Disease Workers’ Compensation
Hearing Loss ● Memory Loss ● Mesothelioma and Asbestosis ● Inhalation and Silicosis ● Repetitive Motion
People whose jobs include working in a loud environment, using repetitive motion or handling toxic materials such as asbestos suffer a high rate of occupational disease and disabilities. If you work in Iowa, chances are your occupation-related disability will be covered by your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance.
Call Loney & Schueller to discuss the circumstances of your disease or disability. Our attorneys have more than 50 combined years of legal experience helping injured workers obtain medical treatment benefits and disability wage settlements for occupational diseases and injuries caused by repetitive motion or an unsafe work environment.
From offices in West Des Moines, our lawyers represent injured workers in communities throughout the state. Call toll-free at 515-416-4006 or contact us by email to arrange a free consultation with one of our experienced Des Moines occupational disease and exposure lawyers. No matter where you are in the state, we are ready to come to you.
We Do Not Take No For An Answer
Workers’ compensation insurance carriers are notorious for denying claims related to occupational diseases such as hearing loss, repetitive stress injuries and illness resulting from exposure to toxic materials or unsafe environments. We have helped hundreds of workers prove their claims. We will work aggressively to help you move your claim through the system efficiently and effectively.
Common types of occupational diseases include:
- Work-related hearing loss
- Lead poisoning resulting in memory loss and decline in mental function
- Blurred vision, diminished eyesight and blindness
- Mesothelioma and asbestosis resulting from exposure to asbestos
- Respiratory diseases related to exposure to toxic chemicals
- Heart attacks, high blood pressure and cardiac conditions related to stress on the job
- Repetitive trauma injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome
- Shoulder injuries, including torn rotator cuff
- Back and neck injuries
- Knee and hip injuries
- Depression resulting from work-related stress or injuries
Learn more about Iowa workers’ compensation at these information pages:
- Answers about what happens after a work injury
- Types of settlements available
- Understanding permanent partial disability (PPD) benefits
- Why filing Social Security Disability now is important if you are permanently disabled
- Second Injury Fund for workers with a preexisting injury
It Makes Financial Sense To Hire An Attorney
Can you afford an attorney? Many injured workers are worried that hiring a lawyer will cost them more than their workers’ compensation settlement is worth. We assure you, that can’t happen. We get paid only a low percentage of the monetary damages we help you recover. If we don’t recover a monetary settlement, you pay no fees. It’s that simple. By helping clients get the maximum money benefits from every available source of payment, we often help them get significantly more money than if they had not hired us, even after our fees.
We Fight For Your Occupational Disease Workers’ Compensation Claim
Don’t let your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance company deny your occupational disease workers’ compensation claim!
We do not refer out our cases or pass our clients around to associate attorneys or paralegals. At Loney & Schueller, you get direct access and personalized attention.
We will travel to any community in Iowa to fight for full and fair monetary compensation for your occupational disease. Call us at 515-416-4006 or use our convenient Contact page email form to arrange a free consultation. You do not pay attorneys’ fees unless we help you recover money in a settlement or jury verdict.