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Workers’ Compensation

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Workers Comp: Lump Sums and Buyouts

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Depending on the severity of your workplace injury, your workers compensation benefits may be relatively small, or could be extremely large. If your injury is minor and only requires a few trips to the doctor, then it’s likely your coverage will mostly compensate for your medical bills. If the injury is severe enough that it prevents you from immediately returning…

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The Different Ways You Can Reduce or Lose Your Worker’s Comp Benefits

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In Nevada, most workers who are injured on the job are eligible for workers compensation benefits. These benefits are protected by law, and it is illegal for your employer to fire you because you applied for benefits. In addition, these benefits are protected from liability concerns, so you are still entitled to benefits even if you are partially responsible for…

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Workers’ Compensation and Arbitration

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Usually, workers’ compensation is a pretty straightforward process. If you get hurt while working, your company has insurance that will pay for your medical care and any lost wages. You’ll either get your old position back upon your return or a position of equal pay. However, sometimes, workers have to go through arbitration. This can be scary if you don’t…

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Understanding Workers’ Compensation

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As you probably know, your employer is required to provide you with a safe work environment. While some jobs are inherently riskier than others, no employer is legally allowed to put their staff at unreasonable risk of harm. Workers’ compensation insurance exists because sometimes employees still get injured, despite the best efforts to provide a safe environment. When this happens,…

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