A worker injured on the job in Iowa can apply and qualify to receive workers’ compensation benefits through their employer. However, there are things that can lead to denial of benefits or take away permitted benefits to an employee. If you are filing for workers’ compensation insurance, it is imperative you speak with an attorney to avoid critical mistakes — or worse, fraudulent activities — that can result in no benefits and possibly criminal penalties.
Sometimes it is an error that makes you ineligible for benefits, while other times falsifying information on a claim can lead to a permanent denial. These five items are common reasons injured Iowa workers do not receive benefits or lose the benefits they are receiving:
Workers’ compensation is a complex process that can easily see innocent mistakes, but those mistakes could lead to a loss of benefits or denial — even if you qualify. Contact Pothitakis Law Firm, P.C. now to schedule a free consultation for your workers’ compensation insurance. Call 888-459-7613 or contact us online to get started.