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Does Your Employer Need to Keep You When You Have Permanent Work Restrictions?By Jason Weinstock on July 20, 2014 Posted in Permanent Work Restrictions
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?
Does An Injured Worker Have to Go to Their Doctor?By Jason Weinstock on March 10, 2013 Posted in Medical Care
Injured employees in Nevada have a limited right to choose a treating doctor. The workers’ compensation insurer or third-party administrator for the employer has a list of doctors that have contracted to provide medical care at reduced fees. Once the injured worker’s claim is accepted, he or she has the right to ask for a … Continue reading Does An Injured Worker Have to Go to Their Doctor?
More Unfair Tactics Against Nevada’s Injured WorkersBy Jason Weinstock on March 2, 2013 Posted in Injuries,Medical Care
The most important benefit under the Nevada workers’ compensation system is the injured employee’s right to get medical treatment. I have prior blog posts about the limitations on that right that are written into Nevada law, such as the limited right to choose a treating doctor. I also just wrote about insurers’ attempts to deny … Continue reading More Unfair Tactics Against Nevada’s Injured Workers