How Do I Know If My Employer Is Covered By Workers' Compensation?

Any employee whose principal employment is located in the state of Iowa or who is working under a contract originating in Iowa is eligible for workers` compensation benefits. Independent contractors, LLC company members and partners are not considered employees but may elect to be covered by purchasing a valid workers` compensation insurance policy specifically including coverage for them.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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