There are thousands of workers in high-risk jobs across the state of Iowa. Although these workers are aware of the risks, no person expects to suffer a fatal injury on the job. However, in the event that an employee dies on the job, his or her surviving family members...
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Traumatic brain injuries, although common, are some of the most debilitating injuries any person can suffer. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that there are over five million Americans currently living with a disability caused...
Many employees in the state of Iowa work jobs that are very hazardous. Unfortunately, suffering a fatal injury is not out of the question. If a worker is killed while performing his or her job duties, or dies from a work-related illness, the immediate family members...
If you are one of many Iowa residents who work in the construction, agriculture or fishing industries, you’re among those whose jobs typically rank at the top of the list for injury risks. This doesn’t mean, however, that if your job keeps you behind a desk all day...
It is always a tragedy when an Iowa employee dies on the job, no matter the circumstances. However, when questions about that event come up, the answers are not always readily available. One recent fatal incident at a medical facility required the assistance of a...
The vast majority of Iowa residents maintain a full-time job so that they can pay expenses and provide for their families. This means if an individual is unable to work, he or she can be thrown into major financial turmoil and face ongoing hardships. Suffering an...
The last thing any employee wants is to be injured while performing job duties. Being unable to work can bring about financial struggles and many other difficulties in life. Unfortunately, this is exactly what happens to thousands of workers in Iowa and across the...
Suffering a debilitating injury at work can have major consequences. For many Iowans, their job is their livelihood. Without a way to earn a living, a person will have no way to provide for his or her family. Fortunately, the majority of employees in the United States...
Whether you’ve been at the same job for decades or recently started a new position here in Iowa, you are always at risk for injury on the job. Especially if you work in a high-risk industry such as construction or agriculture, the chances of becoming involved in a...
Full-time employees in the state of Iowa have many wonderful benefits. Workers’ compensation is one of these benefits that can help employees recover from debilitating workplace injuries. In essence, worker’s compensation is a form of insurance that can provide wage...
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