Monthly Archives: August 2020
After a person files for bankruptcy, their creditors must file a document known as a “proof of claim” if they wish to get paid anything from the assets of the bankruptcy estate. As the debtor, you have the right to object to this proof of claim. Of course, you need to have a valid… Read More »
Filing for bankruptcy is a stressful activity. Many Iowa residents enter the bankruptcy process without much knowledge of the law or what it requires of them. In some cases, a debtor will make an honest mistake in filling out a form or making a required disclosure. This, in turn, may lead a creditor or… Read More »
Will Iowa Courts Enforce Agreements Allowing Employers to Avoid Liability for Injuries to Temporary Workers?
Workplace accidents in Iowa are normally covered by workers’ compensation. This means the employer is required to provide certain medical and wage-replacement benefits to an injured employee, regardless of who may have been at fault for the underlying accident. But what about a situation where a person is hired by a third-party broker to… Read More »