Protecting You and Your Family
According to U.S. Census data, there were over 10 million car accidents in the United States in 2009. About 56,000 of those crashes happened in Iowa, resulting in almost 20,000 injuries and the death of 372 Iowans. Continue reading Car Accidents in Iowa
What to Do to Ensure Your Safety and Security
Most of the time, truck drivers are well-trained, cautious, precise, and good stewards of highway and road safety. And that’s good, because we rely on truck drivers and their services to keep Iowa, and the nation as a whole, running smoothly and efficiently. Unfortunately, the great quantity of trucks of all shapes and sizes on the road mean that they won’t all safely make it to their destination.
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Getting hurt at work can often be a very painful, confusing, and emotional situation. You will probably have a lot of questions, ranging from “Will I get fired?” to “Am I entitled to workers’ compensation?” With this flood of questions comes indecision, so it’s important to know the vital steps you should take in the case of a workplace injury. These simple precautions and actions are crucial in making sure that a workplace injury isn’t unnecessarily damaging to you professionally, personally, or financially. It’s also important to remember that laws that protect employees and employers vary from state to state, so pay careful attention to any step that has Iowa-specific details. Continue reading What to Do When You’re Hurt at Work In Iowa
Dealing With Losing a Loved One
The death of a loved one can be a very traumatic and difficult time, especially if it’s unexpected. It also has the potential to create financially trying times for families. Funerals and other arrangements often cost thousands of dollars, not to mention the impact a potential decrease in household income can have on your life. Your house, your car(s), and your livelihood could all be at stake. Obviously, money doesn’t come first in the sudden loss of a family member, but it can have a lasting impact that can negatively affect your family’s ability to recover. Continue reading Iowa Wrongful Death Cases
So You Were In a Motorcycle Accident – Now What?
Many states – including Iowa – have taken active steps in the past few decades to urge motorists to look out for motorcyclists on the road. Many motorcycle accidents are a matter of visibility, and often the victims of motorcycle accidents don’t see it coming. If you’ve been involved in an accident while riding a motorcycle in Des Moines or the surrounding area, it is important that you understand all of the steps you need to take to ensure your physical and legal safety. Because the experience of a motorcycle crash can be overwhelming and traumatic, it’s also important that you’re prepared to deal with the situation properly as it progresses. Continue reading Motorcycle Accidents In Iowa