IOWA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION RATE INCREASES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2024

Effective July 1, 2024, the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Statewide Average Weekly Wage (SAWW) will rise to $1,137.20. The minimum and maximum weekly workers’ compensation rates are calculated using the SAWW. This is an increase from the previous year’s rate of $1,099.55. Additionally, effective July 1, 2024, the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Maximum Weekly Rate for TTD, […]

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COURT DECISION PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR FIRST RESPONDER PSYCHOLOGICAL INJURY CLAIMS

The recent ruling by the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court in Gosch v. City of Papillion examined the extraordinary and unusual standard set forth in a statute governing psychological injury claims among first responders.  This marks the first time the court has addressed the issue since the statute’s implementation in 2010. In Nebraska, workers’ compensation claims […]

WHAT IS A WILL?

A Will is one of, if not the most, fundamental documents in an individual’s estate plan. A Will is a document that specifies how one’s assets should be administered, to whom, and under what circumstances. It also contains guardianship provisions that outline the care of an individual’s minor children or dependents upon their passing or […]

2024 NEBRASKA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BURIAL BENEFIT INCREASE

When employees die as a result of a work-related injury, their family members may be entitled to death benefits, including burial expenses, under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act. Effective July 1, 2024, the burial benefit under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act will increase to $11,600.00. This reflects a 2.65% increase from the previous $11,300.00 benefit […]

Baylor Evnen Wolfe & Tannehill, LLP and O’Neill Heinrich Damkroger Bergmeyer & Shultz, PC, LLO Announce Exciting News

Greetings Clients and Friends: We are thrilled to share more exciting news with you: Baylor Evnen Wolfe & Tannehill, LLP is growing again! This summer, Tim O’Neill, Chris Heinrich, and Rick Damkroger, along with their teams, will join our Firm. This marks another pivotal moment in our Firm’s Exceptional History and represents an exciting opportunity […]
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