My Employer Has Denied My Claim, What Do I Do?

If you receive a notice of denial and cannot resolve it with your employer, you have the right to a contested ­case proceeding before the workers` compensation commissioner. Before filing for a case proceeding, it is recommended that you contact the Iowa Division of Workers` Compensation for help and information with the enforcement of workers` compensation laws. Contact information is listed below.

Iowa Department of Workers` Compensation: (515) 281-­5387 or ­(800) JOB-­IOWA.

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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