On April 9, 2019 the Iowa House passed bill SF 507; the bill was previously passed by the Iowa Senate. The bill modifies Iowa Code 85.61(7) to add a new section (c) which provides that personal injuries due to idiopathic or unexplained falls from level surface onto the same level surface do not arise out […]

Additional Deputy Commissioner Appointed to Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commission

Recently, Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Joseph Cortese has appointed attorney Michael Lunn to be a deputy commissioner. Michael Lunn graduated from Drake Law School and worked with a workers’ compensation insurance defense firm prior to taking this position. He will be beginning on February 18, 2019 at the Division of Workers’ Compensation. Baylor Evnen congratulates […]

New Iowa Workers’ Compensation Deputy Commissioner Joining Workers’ Compensation Commission

Recently, attorney Ben Humphrey has been retained by the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Cortese as a new deputy workers’ compensation commissioner. Deputy Humphrey will be filling a vacancy that has been left open since 2017 when Deputies Walshire and McElderry retired. We welcome Deputy Humphrey to the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Commission. For questions regarding Iowa […]