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Nevada Work Comp Benefits for Injuries after 7/1/15
By admin on June 29, 2015

Nevada employees whose work-related accident or occupational illness occurs after 7/1/15 are entitled to receive the lesser of 2/3 of their actual average monthly, or 2/3 of the state maximum average monthly wage of $5,426.25.   If the injured worker was making more than the state maximum, she is only entitled to receive 2/3 of the … Continue reading Nevada Work Comp Benefits for Injuries after 7/1/15

Sterling Education’s Advanced Workers’ Compensation Seminar
By admin on June 24, 2015

Sterling Education Services provides educational seminars all over the country for several fields of law, including workers compensation. On August 19, 2015, Sterling Education is hosing their 13th Annual Advanced Workers’ Compensation forum at the Embassy Suites in Las Vegas, Nevada. Each year, this forum proves to be an exceptional opportunity for all professionals involved … Continue reading Sterling Education’s Advanced Workers’ Compensation Seminar

Injured Workers in Nevada Survive 2015 Legislative Changes
By admin on June 2, 2015

The 78th session of the Nevada legislature closed last night with a close call for Nevada’s most severely injured workers.   The self-insured employers’ lobbyist tried a last minute attack on how  permanent partial disability awards are calculated by pushing for adoption of the 6th edition of the AMA Guides to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment.  Changing … Continue reading Injured Workers in Nevada Survive 2015 Legislative Changes


Work-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries in Nevada
By admin on June 1, 2015

Traumatic brain injuries that happen at work are almost always caused by a fall from a ladder, the roof of a building, the top of a truck, scaffolding, or on a construction site.   The injured worker may or may not lose consciousness immediately following the accident, and there are usually other physical injuries such as … Continue reading Work-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries in Nevada

Physician Progress Report: Get one every doctor visit
By admin on May 27, 2015

Following every visit to your authorized treating doctor, be sure to ask the doctor or his assistant for a copy of the doctor’s physician progress report.  There is a DIR-approved form that most doctors use, although some have modified the form to include their office address, phone number, and have slightly different boxes for slightly … Continue reading Physician Progress Report: Get one every doctor visit

Injured Workers- Educate Yourselves!
By admin on March 31, 2010

Let’s face it.  The insurers and employers have a huge advantage over the injured worker who is caught in the claims process, because they know the rules and you don’t.   And if you are a carpenter or a bricklayer, or a nurse, it isn’t your business to know what the law says about light duty employment, … Continue reading Injured Workers- Educate Yourselves!


Self-Help for Injured Workers in Nevada
By admin on September 4, 2009

Not every injured worker needs to hire an attorney, but all injured workers should have access to reliable information on the claims process, what benefits are available, and what to do if the insurer is denying benefits.  Insurers are required to give some written information to injured workers, but those written notices are in fine … Continue reading Self-Help for Injured Workers in Nevada

Information Center for Nevada Injured Workers
By admin on April 21, 2009

Our new website is now up and running.  It features an Information Center with articles on various topics concerning Nevada workers’ compensation law, and the claims process. If you don’t find an article in the Information Center or on this blog that addresses a topic that would help other injured workers also, feel free to … Continue reading Information Center for Nevada Injured Workers


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