The Code of Iowa spells out the compensation a worker can receive for permanently injuring specific body parts while on the job. The Code refers to various body parts as 'scheduled members' and Section 85.34(2) provides a length of time an injured worker can recover weekly compensation for their injury.
The amount of compensation is "based upon the extent of the disability and upon the basis of eighty percent per week of the employee's average spendable weekly earnings." There are various other provisions within the workers' compensation laws that determine the amount an injured worker may recover, so as usual it is best to contact an experienced attorney who can further explain your specific situation.
The length of time an injured worker may recover for 'scheduled members' are as follows: