Smith Mills & Schrock

In-House Training

Smith Mills Law attorneys are committed to educating the lay public and are frequently called upon to speak in states across the Midwest on topics of particular interest to our clients.

As part of our commitment, we host large seminars open and accessible to the public and in-house training specific to our guests' needs.

If you are interested in scheduling a complimentary training session, contact Rachel De Vries at 515-223-9920 ext. 135 or fill out and submit the form here.

In-House Training Inquiries:

While we can tailor your training to encompass any issue within our areas of practice, listed below are some of the more frequently requested topics.

Workers' Compensation

  • Workers' Compensation 101 & 102
  • How Best to Avoid Penalty Situations
  • How Scheduled Injuries Turn into Body-as-a-Whole
  • Rate Calculation
  • A Review of Settlements in Iowa
  • Industrial Disability Workshop
  • Light-Duty and Return-to-Work Programs
  • What Really Is "Within the Course and Scope of Employment"?
  • Quirky Claims and What to Do When Faced with Them
  • Settlement Negotiation Tactics
  • When to Commence, Suspend, Switch from TTD to PPD and Terminate Benefits
  • Pre-Litigation Workshop
  • Current Status of Psychological Claims in Iowa
  • Top 10 Mistakes New Claims Adjusters Make and How to Avoid Them
  • Protect Your Claim File

Employment Law

  • Document Retention Requirements
  • Employee Handbooks
  • FLSA & Wage and Hour Requirements
  • Hiring and Terminating Best Practices
  • Light-Duty and Return-to-Work Programs

Municipal & Governmental Law

  • Affirmative Defenses
  • Case Law Updates
  • Open Meetings and Open Records
  • Applicability of ADA, FMLA, ICRC and Other Issues Pertaining to Public Sector Employees

Trucking, Railroad & General Transportation

  • Litigation Trends in the Transportation Industry
  • Preservation of Evidence
  • The ACA and Defining and Defending Damages

See all our Areas of Practice for more information.

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