Getting injured at work can be downright terrifying. Not only do you have to contend with the pain and downtime that physical injuries invariably cause, but you also have to worry about whether or not you’ll be able to cover your basic living costs. Fortunately, there are several things that all Iowa residents can do to ensure successful outcomes for their workers’ compensation claims. While aligning yourself with an attorney is important, you should also look out for common mistakes that can diminish your settlement.
Include Special Language In Your Settlement Documents
There’s always the possibility that Medicare won’t cover any of your medical treatment costs if it’s discovered that you’ve already received settlement monies for your on-the-job injury. Medicare can also hold you responsible for setting aside a sufficient portion of your settlement monies for any additional care that your work injury requires in the future, even if you’re … Read More