New Workers’ Compensation Legislation and Administrative Rules

Legislative Update by Attorney Alison Stewart

On March 30, 2017, new legislation signed into law by Governor Branstad made significant changes to the Iowa Workers’ Compensation laws. On December 20, 2017, new administrative...

Online Fraud Reporting System

A new Fraud Bureau within the Iowa Insurance Division investigates insurance fraud in workers’ compensation cases, which is a Class D Felony under Iowa Code Chapter 507E. Below is the link to the online reporting form to be used to report potential fraud to the Bureau. The...

Legislative Update - Workers' Compensation Legislation

Legislative Update by Attorney Lee Hook

Major workers' compensation legislative changes occurred in Iowa effective for all injuries that occur on or after July 1, 2017.

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Legislative Update – Medical Malpractice Legislation

Legislative Update by Attorney Clarissa Bierstedt

Both the Iowa House and the Iowa Senate have approved legislation that would cap financial awards in medical malpractice lawsuits except in severe cases. The bill passed the Senate on a 37-12 vote and the House on a 65-32 vote.

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