There are a number of forms you must fill out meticulously in order to receive workers’ compensation benefits. And if your work comp claim turns into a lawsuit, there will be even more hoops to jump through in terms of paperwork. Luckily, the state of Iowa’s official website provides a comprehensive list of workers’ compensation forms, which contains every relevant workers’ compensation form for employers and employees. Of course, finding the forms you need is just the first step to successfully filing for workers’ compensation.
To ensure that you get the benefits you deserve after a workplace injury, it’s crucial that you complete each and every claim form with accurate, detailed, and timely information. When you’re injured at work, you need to act quickly. Properly documenting your injury and filing a complete claim as soon as possible will increase your likelihood of receiving compensation without push-back from your employer. Many times, employees are denied compensation from an employer due to a lack of injury documentation or a failure to report an injury when it occurs. It’s easy to see why the whole process can be daunting, especially with the added stress of an injury. That’s where we come in.
At Carpenter Law Firm, we’ve helped hundreds of injured workers in Des Moines and central Iowa receive medical expense payments, disability benefits, and other workplace injury compensation. As an employee, it can be intimidating to take on an employer in a matter of workers’ compensation. That’s why you need a work comp expert on your side. If you choose to work with Attorney Pat Carpenter, he’ll make sure that all of your paperwork is properly completed and submitted in a timely manner. To schedule a free consultation, contact our office right away. Whether you need help starting a claim or contesting a denied claim, we’ll help you every step of the way. Call today!