Saint Paul, MN asked in Workers' Compensation for Iowa

Q: I injured my elbow and shoulder at work as a drywall finisher ,they denied it simply because I was off on the exact date

I do have a lawyer and it was filed before july 2017 ,and had surgery on both elbow and shoulder ,with a very good chance I won't be able to continue drywalling im worried for me and my daughter ,,about what the chances of me not only losing case ,,but my job as well I'm 43 and don't know anything else

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Erik Luthens
Erik Luthens
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • West Des Moines, IA
  • Licensed in Iowa

A: Since you already have an attorney, I suggest that you schedule a mutually convenient appointment with him / her (rather than randomly calling on the phone) to fully discuss all of the concerns you have with your claim. This will allow both you and your attorney to be prepared to have a meaningful discussion. If you are not satisfied after having the discussion, I suggest that you contact an attorney in the Drs Moines area to discuss your situation.

Erik Luthens


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