March 22, 2014 in General
In response to American GIs returning from World War II with injuries, Iowa adopted a unique law referred to as the Second Injury Fund. T
his fund was set up for workers who suffer an injury on the job in Iowa, on top of a pre-existing injury that increases the extent of disability. Insurance companies throughout the state add money to the fund on an annual basis.
Many attorneys are unaware of Iowa’s Second Injury Fund.
In a nutshell, here is how it works…