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Workers’ compensation insurance is a requirement for all employers, with one or more employees. It is meant to protect employer’s from negligence lawsuits when an employee is hurt in the course and scope of employment, but also meant to give the injured worker a remedy and to provide medical and compensation benefits when they are … Continue reading Top Reasons a Nevada Workers’ Compensation Claim Gets Denied.
The Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce magazine "Business Voice" reported in the June 2012 edition that Nevada employers with a history of claims should expect to pay higher premiums beginning on March 1, 2013. Premiums are set by the National Council on Compensation Insurance. The number and severity of work injuries are compared with … Continue reading When Premiums Go Up, Will Reported Injuries Go Down?
The Nevada Supreme Court just published a decision favorable to Nevada employees who have illnesses that are caused from their employment. In City of Las Vegas v. Lawson, a City of Las Vegas fire fighter filed a workers’ compensation claim after her breast cancer recurred, several years after she was initially diagnosed and treated for … Continue reading Occupational Illnesses: When to File a Claim