What to Do When You Go Back to Work After an Injury

Getting hurt on the job is painful, scary, and stressful. Your employer is legally obligated to carry workers’ compensation to protect you when this happens. Your medical expenses and lost wages should be paid while you recover. But what about when you’re ready to return to work? It’s rarely as simple as showing back on [...]

9 Things Your Boss is Required to Do for Workers Compensation

Workers compensation is a form of insurance that protects employees if you get hurt or sick while on the job or as a result of the job you do. It pays your medical costs and lost wages after a job-related injury or illness. It’s a benefit your employer pays for and offers, but it’s not [...]

Advice from an Attorney: What to Do If Your Employer Doesn’t Have Workers Comp

In Nevada, the majority of businesses are legally required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. Companies with even one employee must have it for employees who get injured or sick while on the job. You’d be right to assume your job offers workers comp, but you won’t know for sure until you get [...]

4 Common Workers’ Compensation Claim Problems for Employees

If you pay attention to news about workers’ compensation claims, it’s usually a lot of information about how it hurts employers or about how employers need to work harder to save money. But what about employees? Workers’ comp is supposed to protect you if you’re injured or become ill in a work-related incident. You should [...]

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