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The Nevada workers’ compensation community includes, but is not limited to injured workers, claimant’s attorneys, the Department of Administration, healthcare providers, third-party administrators, insurers, employers, and defense attorneys. The Coronavirus is affecting workers’ compensation for everyone in some way or another. The effect of the Coronavirus on Nevada’s workers’ compensation community is being felt the … Continue reading How the Coronavirus Has Been Affecting Nevada’s Workers’ Compensation Community.
The deadline for appealing a Hearings or Appeals Officer’s decision is 30 days. This is a shorter time frame than the typical appeal deadline for determinations from the adjuster. Deadlines to appeal are quick, frequent, and jurisdictional in workers’ compensation. Jurisdictional in this sense means that if you fail to appeal a Hearing Officer or … Continue reading Appealing a Hearings or Appeals Officer’s Decision.
If an injured worker in Nevada successfully convinces a hearing officer to reverse an adjuster’s action on a claim, the insurer and/or the employer has the right to file an appeal to an appeals officer. The insurer or employer must file their appeal within 30 days (plus 3 days for mailing of the hearing officer’s … Continue reading When a Win is Not a Win- Stay Orders
For those people who want or who must represent themselves at the first level of hearings, you need to read the Rules of Practice. These are the rules that the hearing officers expect attorneys and hearing advocates to know when they appear for a hearing. Although the hearing officers do not expect unrepresented … Continue reading Representing Yourself at Hearings on Your Nevada Comp Claim
I put together a series of videos on hearings and appeals to show injured workers the physical location of the two offices where hearings and appeals are held on contested Nevada workers’ compensation claims, and what to expect at each hearing. The address for the Hearings Division and Appeals Division is 2200 S. Rancho Drive, … Continue reading Nevada Hearings and Appeals:What to Expect
If you are wondering how often the hearings or appeals officer rule in favor of insurers or injured workers, here are a few statistics from the Department of Administration Hearings Division that may give you a rough idea. These statistics are for the state’s fiscal year that runs from July 1, 2011 to June … Continue reading Hearings and Appeals Statistics for 2012