Iowa City Workers' Compensation Lawyer

Iowa City Workers' Compensation Attorney

Cities don’t get much more “Iowa” than Iowa City — it’s right there in the name! Indeed, with its cultural diversity, eye-popping scenery, and emphasis on healthcare, art, and education, Iowa City exemplifies all the values and virtues of The Hawkeye State. With a population fast approaching the 100,000 mark, the city is already the fifth largest in the state, and it keeps growing. Its success attracts the attention of lawmakers, business leaders, and financial analysts alike. Of course, tourists find themselves drawn there, too. They’re not alone. We’re drawn toward it, too. For the last couple of decades, the team here at Pothitakis Law Firm P.C. has worked hard to assist the people when they’ve needed help the most. Our firm exists to fight for hardworking Iowans in the face of unexpected accidents or injuries, many of which happen as a result of negligence in the workplace.

If you or a loved one is suffering after an accident in Johnson County, you don’t have to do it alone. You may be entitled to significant financial relief, within or perhaps even beyond the state Workers’ Compensation system. Unfortunately, accessing the full spectrum of relief available to you can be a real challenge without an experienced attorney’s aid.

That’s why we offer full-service Workers’ Compensation attorney services to the people of Johnson County. Our Burlington, IA office is just about an hour away, and we’re able to handle every single aspect of your case despite the space between us. As a matter of fact, we represent personal injury and Workers’ Compensation clients across the entire state of Iowa.

Finding an effective attorney with specific experience in Workers’ Compensation cases, including complex claims, can be difficult — especially if you’re looking for a proven track record of results. Attorney Niko Pothitakis has decades of experience in the practice of law, with a particular focus on Workers’ Compensation, and a compelling history of case results.

We’re passionate about Iowa — its history, its culture, and its people. This page will give you some idea as to why. We care about you, your family, and your recovery. You deserve the best and brightest economic recovery available to you under the law.

If you have questions or need any advice whatsoever, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

    A Capital History

    Iowa City shares an interesting history with our hometown of Burlington. The state of Iowa was originally born as the Iowa Territory back on July 4, 1838. Burlington was its capital then. Not long thereafter (just a few months, in fact), Iowa began the process of becoming a state and joining the Union.

    Governor Robert Lucas thought a more centralized capital might be better, so he asked the Legislative Assembly to create a brand-new city: Iowa City. And so it came to be.

    Construction on the Iowa Old Capitol Building got underway in 1841, at which time it became the official state capital. It was home to the final four Territorial legislative sessions and the first four of the Iowa General Assembly.

    Eventually, in 1857, Des Moines took over and assumed its status as our current capital city. That means that Burlington and Iowa City are kindred spirits, in a sense — Iowa’s original capitals! That makes our services all the more important to us.

    Forbes recently named Iowa City the second-best small metropolitan area for doing business in the entire United States. That makes it the best for business in all of Iowa. Talk about bragging rights!

    The honor is no surprise. The city is home to a number of leading businesses and institutions, including:

    • University of Iowa (now home to the Iowa Old Capitol Building!)
    • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    • Mercy Hospital
    • ACT (the famous college-testing headquarters!)
    • Pearson Assessment & Information
    • Iowa City VA Medical Center
    • Hy-Vee
    • Systems Unlimited
    • International Automotive Components
    • Local government (Johnson County and City of Iowa City)

    As you can see, education, medical services, and government play prominent roles in the city’s economy. We realize, though, that the workforce there is far more diverse than many may realize. Businesses small and large run the industrial gamut in Johnson County. Wherever you may work, our legal services are here for you.

    Take Advantage of Our Iowa City Workers’ Compensation Attorney Services

    At Pothitakis Law Firm P.C., our mission is to fight for your rights and maximize your financial recovery. We want to help you put your best foot forward, and as soon as possible.

    Please remember: time limits do apply in Iowa Workers’ Compensation cases. Delaying may prohibit you from pursuing an otherwise valid claim.

    There is no cost and no obligation when you call our office. We offer consultations for free. If you or a loved one has been injured in a workplace accident anywhere in Johnson County or beyond, let us know.

    Our Case Results

    • $1 Million Workers Slip and Fall

      After hearing, the Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner entered an award fully in favor of the Claimant finding him permanently and totally disabled. The Decision resulted in an award with the present value of in excess of $1 million. In addition, the Defendants were ordered to pay the Claimant’s medical expenses for the remainder of his life.

    • $450,000 Partial Commutation

      In 2013, our client was a truck driver who was fatally injured in a tragic auto accident. He was married at the time and as a result his wife was entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits. Those benefits would end upon her death or shortly after she were to remarry. The surviving spouse was finding it difficult to live on the weekly Workers’ Compensation benefits and for other reasons wanted to have the money paid in a lump sum.

    • Workers’ Comp Appeal Results in Settlement

      Pothitakis Law Firm pursued this claim for in excess of three and a half years. Mr. Pothitakis conferenced with the claimant’s doctors and obtained reports over those years to put the claimant in the best position to obtain a favorable result at hearing. When the initial decision was inappropriate, Pothitakis Law Firm filed an appeal and was successful on that appeal.

    Are You Looking For A Team Who Will Fight For You?

    For a results-driven approach, call The Pothitakis Law Firm. We have offices in Burlington and Keokuk.

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