Iowa workplace injuries are all too common. Many construction workers, agricultural workers and those working in manufacturing occupations get injured while performing their jobs.
If you have been injured at work you may be entitled to workers’ compensation medical benefits. If eligible, all reasonable and necessary medical care and associated travel to treat your injury must be paid for by the employer. If you miss work to seek treatment, you may also receive payment for lost wages.
Disability benefits are payable for temporary total disability (TTD), temporary partial disability (TPD), healing periods (HP), permanent partial disability (PPD), scheduled member, body as a whole, and permanent total disability (PTD).
Your total weekly workers’ compensation benefit may not be greater than 80 percent of your spendable earnings, or gross weekly earning minus payroll taxes. Your average gross weekly earnings, number of income tax exemptions and marital status, determine your weekly disability benefit amount not to exceed set limits.
If you have been injured at work, medical costs and missed work can add up quickly. The Iowa workers’ compensation benefits for work injuries law offices of John T. Hemminger represents Iowans who have sustained workplace injuries ranging from head or neck, shoulders, back or hips and bilateral injuries to repetitive stress injuries and pre-existing injuries that were exacerbated in the workplace. We will pursue your workers’ compensation benefits and third-party claims to get the benefits you need today.
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