When you lose your job, unemployment insurance benefits can provide an essential financial cushion while you actively seek new employment. If you were terminated from your job as a result of job elimination or a layoff, you may be eligible for unemployment compensation. At Philip Colt Moss, I help terminated employees in the Des Moines area and throughout Iowa obtain the financial compensation owed to them. I will work to secure the benefits you need when your application is denied or your former employer challenges your rights to compensation.
If you’ve lost your job in Iowa, there are certain conditions you must meet to be eligible for unemployment compensation:
My thorough knowledge of Iowa unemployment laws enables me to effectively analyze your claim and provide skillful representation in unemployment hearings.
In most cases, people are not denied unemployment insurance benefits in Iowa unless a claim is contested by an employer. If your claim has been contested, it is within your right to obtain a hearing. I provide clients with experienced and knowledgeable representation at these hearings to make the case for why they deserve benefits.
My firm can help you collect and present evidence such as:
If your case is appealed because you or your employer disagrees with the decision resulting from the hearing, I am ready and able to represent you vigorously. My firm is committed to helping you obtain the legally available financial benefits you deserve.
Whether you need help filing for unemployment benefits or representation at a hearing when benefits are denied, Philip Colt Moss can provide the skilled assistance you deserve. Call me at 515-770-6082 or contact me online to schedule a free initial consultation at my Iowa office.