Iowa Supreme Court Rules on Idiopathic Falls

On November 16, 2018, the Iowa Supreme Court rendered a decision regarding idiopathic falls onto level floors. In Bluml v. Dee Jay’s Inc. d/b/a Long John Silvers and Commerce & Industry Ins. Co., the Iowa Supreme Court reversed the decision of the Commissioner who had denied claimant’s petition for benefits. In this matter, the claimant […]

Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court Publishes New Maximum Benefit Rate

The Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court has released the new maximum weekly income benefit cap under § 48-121.01. For all work-related injuries and illnesses occurring after January 1, 2019, the maximum compensation rate will be $855.00.  This amount equals 100 percent of the state average weekly wage as determined by the Administrator of the Nebraska Workers’ […]