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Council Bluffs Workplace Injury Attorney

Filing for Workers’ Comp in Iowa & Nebraska

Workers' compensation insurance covers employees who were injured in workplace accidents and those who developed work-related illnesses or conditions.

representing injured workers

If your job caused or contributed to a medical condition that prevents you from working, you should contact workers' compensation attorney Laura L. Pattermann at Law Offices of Gallner & Pattermann, P.C., in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

She has been representing injured workers since 1994.

Over 25 Years Representing Injured Workers

Our law firm represents clients who have sustained a wide range of workplace injuries, including:

States May Not Be Protecting Their Employees

In a 2017 report by the National Safety Council, Iowa received a "D" for overall safety as well as in workplace safety. With 4,836 workplace deaths in 2015, there has been a back-to-back rise in fatalities in the workplace since 2008, and more than 12,000 workers are injured on the job each day.

Agriculture, warehousing, and transportation are all industries that are considered the most dangerous to their employees. Temporary workers face twice the risk of getting a severe workplace injury due to unsafe work sites and receiving less training before being assigned a high-risk task.

Although all states must comply with federal regulations, many states at the top of the safety rankings took additional measures to protect their workers, including training to handle workplace violence and providing health and safety programs for employees.

Hire a Legal Team You Can Trust

Our workers' compensation lawyer works with respected medical experts to document the nature and extent of your injuries — even hard-to-prove injuries and conditions that do not always appear on X-rays or MRIs.

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