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Thomas Wertz

Thomas Wertz

Wertz Law Firm - Experience you can count on.
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Iowa
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Biography

Some lawyers dabble in many different areas of the law. Not so for Tom Wertz. Shortly after moving into private practice, he turned his focus to workers' compensation and representing injured workers. Wertz quickly recognized the need for experienced attorneys in this specialized field. His commitment has resulted in a legal practice representing injured workers for more than 35 years.

His record before the Iowa Supreme Court has led to major legal changes on behalf of injured workers. These changes include:

Compensation benefits for tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and acute psychological injuries.
Home medical care for out-of-state injured workers. These workers no longer have to travel to Iowa for care.
Required reevaluations by insurance companies. They must now revisit denied claims when new information is received.
Compensation cannot be reduced because of pre-existing limitations on employment.
Education
College: University of Iowa
Law School: University of Tulsa
Professional Associations and Memberships
Iowa Association for Justice (past president)
Workers' Compensation section of the Iowa Association of Justice
Served as Chair for 10 years
Currently serving on the Governing Council
Iowa Bar Association

Practice Area
Workers' Compensation
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
  • GoToMeeting
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultation.
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Iowa
Supreme Court of Iowa
ID Number: 7462
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
Wertz Law Firm, P.C.
Current
Education
University of Iowa
B.A.
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University of Tulsa College of Law
J.D.
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Awards
AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Services
Professional Associations
Iowa State Bar Association  # 7462
Member
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Iowa Association for Justice
Have presented numerous times on workers' compensation issues to the claimant's bar throughout my 35 years of practice.
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
Wertz Law Firm
1500 Center Street NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Telephone: (319) 861-3001
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
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