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November 2017 Archives

Busy road work year in Iowa closing with 10 deaths

Officials in Iowa are discussing what is going down as one of the busiest in the state in recent memory for road construction. Officials have also said that so far 10 people have died in crashes inside work zones despite the overall number of traffic fatalities in the state dropping for 2017. The total money spent on projects for 2017 was $680 million. Last year saw a record for the state at $695 million.

Fall driving tips for the roads of Des Moines

Hitting the roads during the fall season can be an incredibly dangerous activity because of all the hazards present. The fall season seems to be one of the most dangerous to be a driver due to wet leaves, debris, deer, sun glare, fog, frost and much more. Here are some important safety tips for you to consider the next time you hit the road this fall season in Des Moines.

What should I do if I'm in a commercial vehicle accident?

Responsibilities at work can range from minor to major. When you add in a company car, your responsibilities can become very stressful. Driving a vehicle that belongs to your employer takes a lot of focus and ability. You will likely be more stressed when you're behind the wheel of this vehicle compared to your own car or truck. So, what should you do if you are involved in a commercial vehicle accident?

Do you know your employer's responsibilities to you?

Being injured on the job is a constant hazard for many employees. There are some industries that are more dangerous than others, but a workplace injury can occur nearly anywhere. If you have been injured at work, you may not know that your employer has several responsibilities to you.

Reasons for hiring a workers' compensation attorney

If you have been injured on the job, it is within your rights to file for workers' compensation in Iowa. You will want to protect your rights as an employee the minute you suffer the injury. One way to do this is with the help of a workers' compensation attorney. Here are the reasons why you should hire such an attorney for your case.

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