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Changes to Nevada Workers Compensation Law for Stress (PTSD) Claims and Concurrent Wages After the Passing of AB 492.By Jason Weinstock on December 27, 2019 Posted in Average Monthly Wage,Concurrent wages,Legislative proposals,psychological injury
AB 492 was a “two birds with one stone” bill that was passed during the 2019 legislative session. The bill brought much needed changes to Nevada workers compensation law for both stress claims and the calculation of concurrent wages! Changes Made to the Statute for Stress Claims. NRS 616C.180 is the statute that governs claims … Continue reading Changes to Nevada Workers Compensation Law for Stress (PTSD) Claims and Concurrent Wages After the Passing of AB 492.
Average Monthly Wage for Fiscal Year 2020 Increases. For Fiscal Year 2020, which begins on July 1, 2019, the maximum average monthly wage used to calculate workers’ compensation benefits has increased to $6,096.60. This is applicable to injuries on claims filed after July 1, 2019. If you have a claim established already, this increase will … Continue reading Nevada Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Injuries After July 1, 2019 (FY 2020).
What happens when you are injured working for one employer, and you have two jobs and two different employers? This is called concurrent employment in the Nevada regulations If you are like most injured workers and you never talk to your claim’s adjuster, you might not know how important your second employment is … Continue reading Injured While Working for Two Employers?
If an injured worker is holding two jobs at the same time he or she has a work accident (or files a claim for an occupational disease), that worker is said to have concurrent employment. Concurrent employment is not the same as consecutive employment. Consecutive employment occurs when a worker has a job with one … Continue reading How Concurrent Wages Affect Benefits