Ask an Attorney - What are My Rights if I've Been Injured on the Job?

Ask an Attorney - What are My Rights if I've Been Injured on the Job?

Watch this video to learn about the three basic rights in a workers compensation claim in Iowa.


What are my rights if I have been injured on the job?


There are three basic rights in a workers compensation claim in Iowa:

  • Employees are entitled to be paid for the time they miss from work;
  • The employer pays for all medical care and there are no copays or deductibles; and
  • Permanency benefits could be awarded depending on the severity of the injury.