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From car accidents to slips on wet floors, these are some of the most common injuries that happen at work. Workplace safety is important for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you work at an office, warehouse, restaurant, construction site, hospital, or other public service position like police or firefighters, work injuries happen. Here are some … Continue reading Common Injuries that Happen at Work
As a workers compensation attorney, we see a fair share of construction worker clients who have suffered from construction site injuries and accidents. Construction workers often face dangerous working conditions that put them at risk for injury. Some of these risks include being exposed to high levels of noise, chemicals, and other hazards on the … Continue reading 5 Tips for Working Safely As a Construction Worker
While the cost of a Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) exam usually falls on the workers’ compensation insurer. There are circumstances when the burden falls on the injured worker. Unfortunately, this burden just got a bit heavier for the injured workers to carry in these rare situations. Effective February 1, 2022, the cost of a PPD … Continue reading PPD Cost Rises In 2022.
Average Monthly Wage for Fiscal Year 2022 Increases! For Fiscal Year 2022, which began on July 1, 2021, the maximum average monthly wage used to calculate workers’ compensation benefits has increased to $6,927.83. This is applicable to injuries on claims filed after July 1, 2021. If you have a claim established already, this increase will … Continue reading Nevada Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Injuries After July 1, 2021 (FY 2022).
This year’s legislative session was a big one, so big that I will need to break it down into separate blogs. There were three bills that passed this session, that will have an impact on workers’ compensation. The biggest of which was SB 289, which made changes to apportionment, who can sign C-4s, determinations sent … Continue reading SB 289 part 1 – New Apportionment Rules
Effective January 1, 2021, the reimbursement rate for workers compensation related travel has been decreased from 57.5 cents per mile to 56 cents per mile. See the Division of Industrial Relations’ memorandum here. Injured workers are eligible for mileage allowance under NAC 616C.150. Mileage is eligible for reimbursement if the injured worker is (1) traveling … Continue reading Mileage Reimbursement Decreased Again for 2021, Effective January 1, 2021.
A quick look at the timeline for filing a workers’ compensation claim in Nevada. Contact me for a free consultation or case review.