Points = my attendance for my works compensation accident.
answered on Feb 16, 2023
If your torn bicep is due to a work related injury, you need to immediately pursue a worker’s’ compensation claim. If the injury isn’t work related, you should inquire as to whether you are eligible for FMLA time.
Teen daughters danced at a studio. Annually fill/sign a standardized code of conduct form agreeing to policy of treatment of others. My kids (and others) were bullied by suburb mean girls. Owner informed. Kids were blamed by owner instead of helping. We told our kids to be overly nice (too nice to... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2023
I absolutely understand your frustration- both of my daughters danced on competitive teams for several years (my wife was also the varsity dance coach at Urbandale High School for several years). However, this is not a matter to be litigated in court (small claims or otherwise). If I were you, I... Read more »
answered on Feb 17, 2023
If you miss work time due to a compensable work related injury, your employer (or its worker’s’ compensation insurance carrier) should be timely paying you temporary, partial disability (TPD) benefits.
Hello, My daughter has a house that she bought with an ex-boyfriend (never married). When they split up, they signed a contract saying she had 100% posession to the house for 5 years (until Mar 2023 - when the grant for 1st time home buyer ends). After that, she has 1st chance on refinancing/buying... Read more »
answered on Jan 10, 2023
Your daughter needs to retain a real estate attorney as soon as possible.
handled in family court. But the judge gave me an appeal bond. Of 300. I'm suing a woman who new all along a child was not mines and admitted it 9 years later, the child was not mines, I'm suing her for child support paid by me 1,300 dollars. Can I pay the appeal bond and proceed or go to... Read more »
answered on Jan 10, 2023
You need to immediately retain an attorney who handles family law matters.
answered on Dec 16, 2022
Your lawyers are entitled to receive a portion of anything that they, through their efforts, obtained for you pursuant to the attorney fee agreement.
Operator suffered from serious brain trauma in accident and was questioned right after. It was clear operator was confused which was a result of a concussion from the accident. Operator couldn’t recall events of accident for three days after the accident. Officer wrongfully believed operator was... Read more »
answered on Mar 27, 2022
You need to obtain a professional opinion (expert witness) from a neurologist who can identify how the collision would have affected the injured person’s ability to offer a trustworthy statement (from an evidentiary standpoint).
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What recourse does a husband have in Iowa if his wife is openly committing adultery and refuses to stop?? The only respite she is offering is a divorce for which the husband has to pay along with losing half of the assets. She is openly mocking him by saying that in Iowa, he is screwed by the... Read more »
answered on Jul 6, 2020
A reasonable settlement value depends on many factors including, but not limited to liability; the amount of your medical expense (past and future); the amount of your loss of earnings (past), the amount of your loss of earning capacity (future). This is not a do-it-yourself project; I suggest... Read more »
And is now the subject of a law suit asking $400k for damages in the form of pain, suffering, emotional distress. And he has already paid medical expenses and lost wages to the plantiff. If the judge/jury awards the damages, what is the likely structure of the settlement? Payments? Lump sum?... Read more »
answered on May 18, 2020
This is a complex situation that needs to be discussed with an Iowa attorney who handle dramshop litigation. I suggest that you immediately contact such an attorney.
I have gone to there dr.,I have done physical therapy,i have had an mri done,I have to have back surgery,the dr. found a dr. in iowa city,but work comp says I have to go to there dr.,I told them I have no way to get to iowa city,I have been getting a regular work comp. check .I have received no... Read more »
answered on May 4, 2020
You should be timely reimbursed for round trip to mileage to all doctors that are approved by the w/c insurance company. This is not a "do-it-yourself" project- I strongly recommend that you immediately contact an Iowa attorney who handles workers' compensation claims for claimants... Read more »
Serial numbers and a signed itemized list. I contacted police department and was told all I can do is take them to court. Not sure how to handle this? Help!!
answered on Apr 28, 2020
Your stored furniture has “serial numbers?” Interesting. You should immediately file a claim in the estate of your deceased friend (assuming an estate has been opened). I suggest that you immediately contact an Iowa attorney who handles civil litigation to discuss your options.
Now she is demanding I pay her or she will take me to small claims. There was no contract as I didnt ever plan to pay her back. Does she have a case?
answered on Apr 18, 2020
The issue appears to be whether you received the $2,000 as a gift or whether there was some type of an agreement for the $2,000 to be a loan. Do the right thing.
15 years ago my dural sac was cut during surgery and I went to back every week after surgery with a baseball sized lump out my back. They let it leak for a month before doing an MRI. I was back in surgery next morning for repair. 2 years ago a different neurosurgeon discovered my Arachnoiditis on... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2020
Generally speaking the statute of limitations relative to a medical malpractice claim is two (2) years from the date of the negligent act or two (2) years from the date of when you were first made aware of a potentially negligent act associated with medical treatment ("discovery rule").... Read more »
Wouldn't she be at fault for driving on a suspended license
answered on Feb 24, 2020
Operating a motor vehicle with having a suspended license does not create a liability per se situation.
We recently had to move cities due to a new job but are still paying on our apartment in the old location because our lease is not up yet. Our apartment company notified us that they are changing ownership and that all rent needs to be paid to the new owners starting immediately. Because our lease... Read more »
Mom accured dementia after my youngest brother passed. Thats when my sister had her name listed as executor and POA.
answered on Jan 19, 2020
Until your mother actually dies, the terms of her will are of nobody’s business except hers. Whether the POA was properly obtained is a matter that needs to be evaluated by an Iowa attorney who practices in estate planning and/or civil litigation.
My town has eflex for filing a small claim and after the 5th or 6th time of it being returned for missing information I let my frustrations break me down and put it aside to regroup, now I believe it may be too late.?
answered on Jan 16, 2020
Generally speaking, a personal injury claim in Iowa must be filled within two (2) years of the date of the incident at issue. You should immediately contact an Iowa attorney who handles personal injury claims to discuss your situation.
A bank denied credit before we signed. Dealer never told us but had same banks name on contracts as assignee.
answered on Jan 5, 2020
This question is too fact intensive for an online forum. You need to immediately retain an Iowa attorney to obtain an informed opinion.
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