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2019 Brought Positive Changes To Vocational Rehabilitation!By Jason Weinstock on December 13, 2019 Posted in Information Center,Legislative proposals,Vocational rehabilitation
Vocational rehabilitation is one the few things/programs I like about the Nevada workers’ compensation system. In short it offers injured workers the ability to learn a new trade and find a job, when they can no longer return to their previous employment. See my blog on vocational rehabilitation for more information. The conclusion of the … Continue reading 2019 Brought Positive Changes To Vocational Rehabilitation!
2015 Changes to Nevada Police/Firefighter Heart and Lung LawsBy Jason Weinstock on July 24, 2015 Posted in Benefits,Information Center,Old Injuries,Police and Firefighters,Reopening rights
The 2015 legislative session made a major change in SB 153 to the heart and lung statutes regarding the application of a conclusive presumption of compensability. A conclusive presumption means that the ill police officer or firefighter does not have to prove that an occupational exposure caused a disabling heart or lung disease. It also … Continue reading 2015 Changes to Nevada Police/Firefighter Heart and Lung Laws