Category / Topic Archives: Permanent Work Restrictions


What happens when your FCE is invalid?
By Jason Weinstock on February 10, 2016

An FCE is a Functional Capacity Evaluation that takes about 2-3 hours at a physical therapist’s office selected by the adjuster to help the treating doctor determine whether the injured worker should have permanent work restrictions.  More and more treating physicians are requesting that they be done before the doctor gives permanent work restrictions.   Unfortunately, … Continue reading What happens when your FCE is invalid?

Does Your Employer Need to Keep You When You Have Permanent Work Restrictions?
By Jason Weinstock on July 20, 2014

 Let’s assume that you have an accepted workers’ compensation claim in Nevada, and that your treating doctor has just released you with permanent work restrictions that would  ordinarily prevent you from being hired or going back to your regular duties at the job you had when you were injured.   The question is whether your … Continue reading Does Your Employer Need to Keep You When You Have Permanent Work Restrictions?