Can I Reopen My Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Reopening a Workers’ Compensation Claim What happens if you’ve settled your claim for workers’ compensation, but later find that your injury is getting worse? Do you have any recourse? You do. However, a weighty burden of proof rests upon the injured party, as reopening a claim is relatively rare. First off, you need to establish […]
Undocumented Worker in Nevada Wins PTD Workers’ Compensation Benefits
Nevada Supreme Court Rules Injured Undocumented Worker Can Get Benefits In November, the Nevada Supreme Court held that an injured, undocumented worker was entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits and that his immigration status was irrelevant to the central issue of whether he qualified for permanent total disability (PTD) status. Manuel Ibanez, an undocumented Nevadan, was […]