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Some injured workers are delivered a low blow by their adjuster when their treating surgeon for their Nevada work comp injury finds that they first take care of a unrelated medical problem before surgery can go forward. For example, many hurt workers will find that their blood pressures spike from being in pain from the … Continue reading Suspended Benefits for a Non-industrial Medical Condition
Workers’ compensation insurers and their TPA’s often suspend compensation benefits when an unrelated medical problem surfaces to delay surgery or treatment for the work injury. Insurers call it "Care Interrupt". I call it kicking an injured worker when he’s already down. For example, I had an injured worker last month who was scheduled for a work-related back surgery. She … Continue reading Benefits Unfairly Suspended? Fight Back!