Coralville and all of Iowa


Coralville and all of Iowa



Back Injuries

Standing up for the rights of injured workers in Iowa

Back injuries are painful injuries that are very common in the workplace. And they often leave injured workers temporarily unable to perform the duties of their job, making it difficult for them to sit, stand, walk or lift. At Paul McAndrew Law Firm, PLLC, we fight to get injured workers the workers’ compensation benefits they deserve.

A worker at any type of job can experience a back injury. It can occur from lifting heavy objects, pushing or pulling, twisting, or even from sitting for prolonged periods. A back injury can be painful and severely limit mobility. An experienced workers’ compensation attorney can help you navigate the claims process successfully.

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There are different types of back injuries. A worker may experience soreness, muscle spasms, strains and sprains, pinched nerves, fractured vertebrae, or a disc that is herniated, slipped or ruptured. Depending on the injury, treatment may involve surgery, physical therapy and medication. Expenses can add up very quickly.

Experienced, aggressive, dedicated attorney

The workers’ compensation system is Iowa is set up to help injured workers pay for their medical expenses and provide partial wages while they are unable to return to work. But the system gives employers and insurance companies an advantage, and getting the full amount of benefits you deserve can be challenging.

Attorney Paul McAndrew has been helping injured workers and their families for decades. He knows how to build a strong case for the Iowa Division of Workers’ Compensation that gets results. He provides aggressive representation at all hearings and appeals, and has also won benefits for clients through litigation.

Focus on getting you results that matter

A back injury can have a major impact on workers and their families, affecting them physically, emotionally and financially. While employers and insurance companies deny or minimize claims, your medical expenses keep going up while you have much less income coming in. Many families struggle to keep their homes and their way of life.

That’s why our firm is dedicated to helping working families as much as possible. We aren’t interested in playing nice with insurance adjusters to get a quick settlement that leaves you with less money than you deserve. We are only interested in a resolution of your claim that meets your needs for your work injury, and we are prepared to fight in court to get it.

Our focus is always on making sure you get the medical treatment you need and the benefits you deserve. Learn more about how Paul McAndrew can help you with your workers’ compensation claim. Call us at 319-887-1690 for a free consultation.