The Davenport Work Injury Lawyers of McDonald, Woodward & Carlson PC can help you obtain the medical benefits you need if you or a family member has been injured on the job.
Under Iowa workers’ compensation law, eligible employees who are injured at work may receive payment for all reasonable and necessary medical costs needed to treat a their injury. Compensation may include ambulance and hospital services and reasonable surgical, medical, dental, osteopathic, chiropractic, and podiatric care. Nursing and physical rehabilitation may also be compensable.
Transportation expenses to obtain needed treatments is payable at the current mileage rate of .54 cents per mile as of 2016. Under certain circumstances an employee may be eligible for payment of lost wages if they miss work while seeking treatment.
If you have been injured at work, you may be eligible for Iowa workers’ compensation benefits. It is important to seek the help of an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer so that you receive all of the benefits you are entitled to. Contact the Davenport workers compensation personal injury attorneys of McDonald, Woodward & Carlson PC for assistance with filing your initial claim or help with a denied workers’ compensation issue. Call us today to discuss your case at 563-355-6478.