Virginia L. Hunt – Law Office of Virginia Hunt

Excellent Information for Gun Owners

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

| Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Watch What You Post on Facebook When Injured

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

| Worker’s Compensation

Representing Yourself at Hearings on Your Nevada Comp Claim

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

| Civil Procedure, Worker’s Compensation

Low Back Pain: Work-Related or Not?

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

| Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation

Nevada Workers' Comp and Social Security Disability

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

| Worker’s Compensation

Can I Hire a Lawyer After I Get My PPD Rating?

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

| Worker’s Compensation

Quiz on Nevada Work Comp PPD Awards

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

| Worker’s Compensation

Child Support Deduction from Nevada Work Comp Benefits

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

| Family Law, Worker’s Compensation

National Workers' Comp Trends

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

| Worker’s Compensation

What's My Nevada Claim Worth?

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

| Worker’s Compensation

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