Money for Pain and Suffering

Money for Pain and Suffering

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Every week we receive calls from clients, asking whether they should sign the medical release form sent to them by the insurance company. When you bring a work injury claim you lose much of your medical privacy. Under Iowa law, your employer and their insurance company have a right to your medical records both before and after your work injury. Sometimes, they will even obtain your medical records without you signing a release form. Regardless, make sure you read what you are signing and only sign a medical release form. Be careful that you are not signing a settlement document or other type of release form. When you think you are just signing a medical release. Failing to sign a medical release form may result in the insurance company denying your claim and or stopping your weekly benefits.

Corey Walker
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With over 22 years legal experience, Corey has been recognized for his work as an injury attorney.