Tag Archives: Temporary total disability benefits


What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?
By Jason Weinstock on January 3, 2020

In a previous blog, I wrote about how workers’ compensation is the exclusive remedy for employees to recover benefits for an injury that occurred at work. Does workers compensation cover every injury that occurs at work? No, workers’ compensation doesn’t automatically apply to all injuries just because they occurred at work. The injury must arise … Continue reading What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

Why is the infamous PPR (Physician’s Progress Report) so important?
By Jason Weinstock on October 7, 2019

The “PPR” serves several very important purposes. The PPR (Physician’s Progress Report) can be viewed as an injured worker’s report card from their treating physician. Insurance adjusters often get these reports directly from the treating doctor, however, injured workers can also get a copy after each appointment with their doctor. It is my recommendation that … Continue reading Why is the infamous PPR (Physician’s Progress Report) so important?

Physician Progress Reports- Nevada Work Comp Info
By Jason Weinstock on December 8, 2009

After every visit to a treating doctor, the injured worker should make sure that he or she leaves with a copy of  a physician progress report (PPR).  Most doctors who are on insurers’ provider lists use the DIR- approved physician progress report form.  However, some doctors have forms on their own stationery that  have the … Continue reading Physician Progress Reports- Nevada Work Comp Info


Job Termination and Benefits
By Jason Weinstock on August 25, 2009

When an injured worker is terminated, and the reason for job termination, are important.  If an injured worker files a claim for an injury after he is fired or layed off, then the law presumes that the claim is not valid.  Recently, the Nevada Supreme Court interpreted NRS 616C.150(2) in Levinson v. Milko, 124 Nev. … Continue reading Job Termination and Benefits