Nevada workers compensation law attorney, Virginia Hunt, gives you an overview of the hearing and appeals process.
Appeals - Virginia's…more
My neighbor, Carey Colt Payne, was telling me about his new website on laws pertaining to the ownership and transfer of firearms. Carey is a highly respected probate attorney in Las Vegas who is a descendant of the famous maker…more
Think twice about posting those photos of you playing softball at your family reunion last weekend if you have an open workers' compensation claim. Your Facebook photos or Twitter posts about what you are doing could be…more
Nevada workers compensation law attorney, Virginia Hunt, informs you of what to expect within the first 30 days of your NV workers comp claim.
Right to Choose Your Doctor - Virginia's…more
For those people who want or who must represent themselves at the first level of hearings, you need to read the Rules of Practice. These are the rules that the hearing officers expect attorneys and hearing advocates to know…more
Most people, excluding lawyers, are likely to tell you that it is an obvious fact that strenuous activity involving load on the back in occupations with heavy lifting, twisting, bending, and carrying will cause more back…more
I asked attorney Gerald Welt, Esq., if he would provide me with a guest blog post on how workers' compensation interacts with the receipt of Social Security Disability benefits, and his office sent me the following general…more
Yes, you may. Just make sure that you are getting experienced guidance and good value for paying an attorney fee at this late stage of the claim, and be aware that attorneys’ fees will differ from one attorney to the next on…more
Test your knowledge of permanent partial disability awards on Nevada workers' compensation claims with the following quiz. I will post the answers next week with explanations. Have fun!…more
Workers' compensation benefits, including final settlement awards, called permanent partial disability awards, are generally not subject to assignments or garnishments, and are not subject to attorneys liens or medical provider…more
Here's an excellent question by someone posting a comment to my post about the difference between temporary light duty and permanent light duty -
Do Permanent Work Restrictions (light duty) follow me once my case is…more
Las Vegas again hosted the annual Larson's National Workers' Compensation Advisory Board Meeting at the National Disability and Workers' Compensation Conference in November.. Advisory board members are attorneys though out the…more
The Nevada Justice Association, comprised of plaintiffs' attorneys, has a small off-shoot group of workers' compensation attorneys who represent injured workers. I joined this group, started by Billie-Marie Morrison of Craig…more
I looked at a very interesting award calculator devised by a Maryland attorney based on his review of thousands of work comp awards in Maryland. It asks the injured worker to put a number from 1 though 10 on the level of pain…more
Injured workers with accepted workers' compensation claims should not be getting bills for medical treatment from hospitals, doctors, an anesthesiologist, or radiologist. You know whether you have an accepted claim or not by…more
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