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Iowa Supreme Court Says Supervisor Is Not Protected When Protecting Injured Employees

The Iowa Supreme Court considered the firing of a supervisor, who intervened when injured workers he was supervising were not being treated fairly. In Ballalatak v. All Iowa Agriculture Association, 781 N.W. 2d 272 (Iowa 2101) , filed on April 16, 2010, the Iowa Supreme Court noted that injured workers...

Iowa Employer Subject to Penalty for Not Paying Injured Worker With Zero Impairment

On April 21, 2010, the Iowa Court of Appeals issued an opinion that will almost certainly be appealed, and will cause considerable discussion among insurance carriers and employers. In Williams v. KW Products and Hartford Insurance , the Iowa Court of Appeals considered the claim of an injured worker...