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Orthopedic surgeon James Dettling, M.D. specializes in shoulder and knee injuries. About half his patients are injured workers treating under a Nevada workers’ comp claim. He and long-time medical assistant, Patrick Boland, and their indispensable office manager, Diane, stopped by my office today to meet my assistants and to chat over lunch. I’ve known Dr. … Continue reading Dr. Dettling Talks About Shoulder/Knee Work Injuries
Channel 3 had an inaccurate and one-sided report on fraud by injured workers yesterday. Billie-Marie Morrison, a wonderful workers’ compensation attorney with Craig P. Kenney & Associates wrote to the the reporter and asked him to make corrections and to also report on insurer and employer fraud. We will see whether … Continue reading Workers’ Compensation Fraud Reporting Inaccurate and Misleading
I’m grateful that my social media consultant knows only what she’s read in my blog posts about the Nevada workers’ compensation system, because she reminds me that my intended readers, like her, may know little about the system. After reading my last blog post about DIR complaints, she saw that I didn’t give the full … Continue reading Nevada Workers’ Comp: Who or What is DIR?
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