Since 1971, Grefe & Sidney, P.L.C. has been providing a superior level of counsel and advocacy to our clients across the state of Iowa from our Des Moines and Pella offices. Members of the firm have distinguished themselves in their varied professional accomplishments and affiliations including recognitions by Martindale-Hubbell, Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. We are also proud to call a number of members of the judiciary and administrative branches of government among our Grefe & Sidney “alumni”.
We know that every case, whether complex or straightforward, is important to our clients. We are committed to providing you with thoughtful counsel and will advocate vigorously on your behalf with the intention of achieving the best possible outcome for you, the client.
Iowa Code section 85.31(1)(a) states in relevant part, “When death results from the [workplace] injury, the employer shall pay the dependents who were wholly dependent on the earnings of the employee for support at the time of the injury.” Iowa Code section 85.42(1)(a) establishes that a surviving spouse will be considered to be wholly dependent […]