Workers' Compensation News

When Will My Workers’ Compensation Benefits Begin?

One of the most important rights you have in the workplace are the benefits you are entitled through your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation is designed to provide you financial relief for any medical expenses and partial… Read More

What Does Workers’ Compensation Pay For?

Workplace injuries and illnesses pose a dangerous hazard to your health and can have a significant impact on your finances. Because of this, workers’ compensation was created to provide compensation for workers who suffer injuries at work. Since each… Read More

Independent Contractors are Not Eligible for Workers’ Compensation

The modern workforce is shifting from the traditional employer-employee relationship as more companies are hiring independent contractors for specific jobs or periods of employment. Although working as an independent contractor has its advantages, contractors… Read More

Can I Lose My Job While Collecting Workers’ Compensation?

Filling a workers’ compensation claim after sustaining a serious injury can be a stressful time for an employee. One of the main concerns that often arises during this situation is whether your job security can be jeopardized for filing a claim. Reasons… Read More

Steps to Take if Your Workers’ Compensation Claim is Denied

Having a workers’ compensation claim denied for a work-related injury or illness can create unnecessary difficulties and prevent an individual from fully recovering. Should your claim be denied, or if you dispute the benefits offered by the insurance… Read More

U.S. Workplace Fatalities Rose in 2015

The number of workplace deaths caused by an occupational injury rose to 4,836 fatalities in 2015, a slight increase from the previous year. According to the annual Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Heavy… Read More

How to File a Workers' Compensation Claim in Nevada

Employers are responsible for providing a safe working environment. However, even in the safest conditions, workplace accidents can occur. Workers’ compensation in Nevada covers workplace injuries so that employees are provided with medical assistance… Read More

Workers’ Compensation: Why Your Claim Could Be Denied

Many injured workers who file legitimate claims for workers’ compensation will be denied despite their honesty and right to compensation. Some of the most common reasons insurance companies deny workers compensation claims include: The claimant’s injury… Read More

When to File a Claim for Workers' Compensation

If you have been injured or diagnosed with an illness because of your job, it is important to file a workers’ compensation claim right away. Workers’ compensation benefits can offset the cost of medical treatment and lost income for injured employees. Nevada… Read More

Different Types of Workers' Compensation Benefits

Injuries in the workplace can be costly not only to your health, but also to your bank account. That is why workers’ compensation was created: to offset the cost of rehabilitation, medical care and disability coverage after being injured at work. If… Read More