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A Worker’s Compensation Attorney in Iowa Helps You Get What You Deserve When You Are Injured at Work in Iowa.

Make certain you are treated fairly and compensated fully after an Iowa workplace injury.
 
In 2009, 1.5 million workers in the United States were affected by an on-the-job injury or illness to the point that they were forced to miss work, transfer jobs, or restrict their regular duties. Some faced long roads to recovery while other faced permanent disability. But each one of these millions of workers were forced to answer tough questions regarding how they were going to support their family, how they were going to regain their health, and how they were going to continue to work in the future.

In Iowa, there are specific state laws created solely to make sure that injured or ill workers are treated justly by their employers in the wake of an on-the-job accident - and that they are given financial support and fair career options in the case of a debilitating injury or condition. However, some employers and Iowa workers' compensation insurance providers will go out of their way to deny valid Iowa workers' compensation claims in an attempt to avoid making payments to injury victims and to increase their own profits.

In the days and weeks after an Iowa work-related injury, it is imperative that you know your rights as a worker and that you have a knowledgeable, experienced advocate at your side fighting for your best interests. If you have been seriously injured while on the job, Iowa workers' compensation attorney Nicholas Pothitakis can help you navigate your case, appeal a denied claim, and get you the support you deserve under the law.

Here are just a few of the most common work injuries in Iowa:

 

 

  • Falls. Both falls from a significant height and slip and fall accidents are very common workplace accidents - and accidents that can take place at every kind of job, from an office environment to an industrial plant to a construction zone.
  • Traffic accidents and motor vehicle accidents. Driving a vehicle, from a company van to a truck to a large piece of machinery, is part of many people's jobs. And just as motor vehicles are a common cause of injuries in the United States, they are also a common cause of on-the-job injuries.
  • Struck by an object. Each day workers are injured when they are struck by a moving or falling object, be it a pallet of goods, a piece of equipment, a tool, or a filing cabinet. Falling or moving objects can cause serious blunt force trauma and result in head injuries, back injuries, and broken bones.
  • Machinery accidents. Those who work in industrial plants or in agriculture face the danger of heavy machinery and the risk that comes with using that machinery, such as being crushed or pulled into the machines.
  • Physical assault or workplace violence. If you have been physically harmed by someone, such as a disgruntled employee, at your place of work, you could be eligible for workers' compensation.
  • Repetitive stress injuries. Office workers, factory workers, and other laborers could be susceptible to injuries caused by repetitive movements or over exertion, such as serious back pain, vision issues, carpal tunnel syndrome, and damaged nerves.
  • Environmental health hazards. You can receive compensation for any illnesses or health conditions that have developed because of your workplace. Toxic mold, chemical exposure, asbestos exposure, noise exposure, carcinogen exposure and other environmental hazards could cause long-term health problems.

Do you know your rights under Iowa workers' compensation law? Has your employer denied your valid Iowa workers' compensation claim? Did your company retaliate against you after your claim was filed? Is your company forcing you to return to work before you have recovered, or to return to duties that you can't complete? You may benefit from the assistance of a Burlington worker injury attorney to help you settle these important legal matters and ensure that you have the medical and financial support you need.

Make the call today and partner with an experienced Iowa work accident attorney.

Over the years, Nicholas Pothitakis has helped hundreds of injured workers in Iowa fight for the compensation they deserve - from getting their medical bills paid to receiving temporary partial disability benefits, to receiving permanent total disability benefits. How can you get started? Call us today at (888) 472-1778 or fill out the contact form on this page to speak with an attorney face to face at a private, no-obligation meeting.

A Workers' Comp Attorney Serving Your Community

Niko Pothitakis provides Iowa workers' compensation lawyer services if you have been injured on the job in Burlington, Keokuk, Fort Madison, Dubuque, Davenport, Bettendorf or the surrounding areas.

 

 

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