Category / Topic Archives: psychological injury


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder- Nevada Comp Law
By admin on June 23, 2014

There are two ways  a Nevada worker might receive treatment for a post-traumatic stress disorder under a Nevada workers’ compensation claim: 1)  The claimant has an accepted claim for a physical injury and the PTSD is a compensable consequence of that injury and needs treatment.  If so, the  claimant might get some psychological counseling and … Continue reading Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder- Nevada Comp Law

Work-Related Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
By admin on August 12, 2012

I am excited  to welcome Francesca Senior to my staff as new office administrator and legal assistant.  Francesca has an amazing background in international horse horse show jumping as a  professional rider and trainer.  She brings her experience in the horse industry in barn management, sales and marketing of European sport horses, charity fundraising, and managing  horse shows to … Continue reading Work-Related Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Depression and Work Injuries in Nevada
By admin on October 17, 2011

If you have a work injury in Nevada you are more likely to become depressed.  If you do need a study to prove that there is a higher incidence of depression among workers with orthopedic injuries, you will be interested in the linked article from  California psychologist Stephen Pfeiffer, Ph.D.,  He cites a study reported in the … Continue reading Depression and Work Injuries in Nevada


Permanent Partial Disability Awards- 2009 Legislative Update
By admin on June 23, 2009

  It’s good news for injured workers  that at the last hour of the 2009 legislative session, on May 31, 2009, the Assembly and the Senate reaffirmed Senate Bill 195, overturning the governor’s veto. Section 3 of S.B. 195 requires that permanent partial disability evaluators continue to use the 5th edition of the American Medical Association’s … Continue reading Permanent Partial Disability Awards- 2009 Legislative Update

Surviving the Tough Times
By admin on April 21, 2009

 Some questions I receive from injured workers have nothing to do with workers’ compensation law, but are instead about how to make it through the difficult times following a work accident.   Few people can pay all necessary bills for very long on workers’ comp benefits of only two-thirds of their average monthly wage. Most injured … Continue reading Surviving the Tough Times


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