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Problems with Your Vocational Rehab Counselor?By Jason Weinstock on May 15, 2013 Posted in Vocational rehabilitation
I was just sharing some war stories on line with other claimants attorneys about our experiences with particular vocational rehabilitation counselors. There is no question that some counselors do a poor job of assisting injured workers with realistic and fair plans for returning the injured worker to work. However, the injured worker can make the … Continue reading Problems with Your Vocational Rehab Counselor?
5 Huge Mistakes Injured Workers MakeBy Jason Weinstock on January 12, 2012 Posted in Claims
1. Going along with bad medical care You don’t have to accept substandard medical care just because you were injured at work. It is hard to correct a botched surgery. If you feel reluctant or have a gut feeling that the surgeon the insurer has assigned to you isn’t very good or isn’t listening to you, change doctors. You … Continue reading 5 Huge Mistakes Injured Workers Make
Thinking of Starting Your Own Business After Your Work Injury?By Jason Weinstock on October 10, 2011 Posted in Vocational rehabilitation
The reality is that many injured workers are not offered permanent light duty jobs by their employers after their treating doctors give them permanent work restrictions that prevent them from going back to their usual jobs. Employers cannot be forced under Nevada workers’ compensation law to give permanent light duty jobs to injured employees. Instead, … Continue reading Thinking of Starting Your Own Business After Your Work Injury?