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A lot of clients have this question. Frustration often sets in immediately after the injury, but can be made worse if the injured employee feels she is not being treated fairly at work, is not receiving TTD (pay for being out of work) benefits, receiving TTD benefits, or their employer is not following their work … Continue reading If I Have A Workers’ Compensation Claim, Can I Find a New Job?
When you are injured at work, your treating physician gives you a physician’s progress report (PPR) or a work activity report. These reports inform you, your workers’ compensation adjuster, and your employer of any work restrictions you may have. The PPR will guide your light duty job offer. On the PPR there is a place … Continue reading What Are Light Duty Job Offers and What Should I Look For?
Some employers have a nasty way of reducing injured employees hours who are recovering from a work accident with temporary light duty work restrictions. You may be entitled to workers’ compensation called temporary partial disability benefits if your take home pay is drastically reduced. Here’s how to know whether you are entitled to these benefits, and … Continue reading Less Hours and Less Pay for Light Duty?
Both employers and injured workers are unsure about the law on firing an injured worker who is actively treating with a doctor on an accepted workers’ compensation claim in Nevada. Most people know that an injured worker cannot be fired simply because he or she files a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. There is an … Continue reading Can You Be Fired While You Have a Nevada Comp Claim?
Hay dos tipos de trabajo ligero para trabajadores heridos en Nevada: El trabajo ligero temporario, y trabajo ligero permanente. Las reglas son diferentes para cada tipo de trabajo ligero. Trabajo ligero temporario es trabajo ligero ofrecido por el empleador mientras el trabajador herido todavía está bajo tratamiento con un médico. Trabajo permanente ligero es un … Continue reading Trabajo Ligero: La Ley De Compensacion Laboral en Nevada
There are two types of light duty for injured workers in Nevada: temporary light duty, and permanent light duty. The rules are different for each type of light duty. Temporary light duty is light duty work offered by the employer while the injured worker is still undergoing treatment with a doctor. Permanent light duty is a job offered … Continue reading More about light duty work