Injured? How an Attorney Can Help

22/10/2014

Whether you have been hurt in a car crash, a slip-and-fall situation, or another kind of accident, it is crucial to contact an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as you know you have been injured. Here are some important reasons why you need a knowledgeable attorney on your side after a personal injury.

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Top Causes of Rear-end Collisions

08/10/2014

The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that rear-end collisions happen more frequently than any other type of automobile accident. Every year, over 2.5 million rear-end accidents occur across the United States. The NSC also states that around 20 percent of motorists hit from behind suffer whiplash, which can leave an individual with long-term pain and […]

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Distracted Driving Is One of the Riskiest Driving Behaviors

08/09/2014

The Iowa Department of Transportation has identified distracted driving as one of the riskiest driving behaviors. Along with not wearing a seatbelt, distracted driving takes an average of 400 lives in our state every year. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), distracted drivers either contribute to or cause 23 percent of car crashes. To […]

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Employees vs. Independent Contractors and Workers’ Compensation Benefits

22/08/2014

Because Iowa law does not require employers to provide workers’ compensation benefits to independent contractors, it is very important for workers to know whether they qualify as an employee or an independent contractor. It’s also critical for workers to recognize that some employers misclassify their workers – whether intentional or not – which can unfairly […]

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Social Media Use and Your Workers’ Compensation Case

08/08/2014

These days, many people maintain one or more social media accounts, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. People use social media to stay connected with friends and family by sharing pictures and updates about their daily activities. In recent years, however, social media has begun to play a prominent role in various areas of law, […]

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