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  • Vocational Rehabilitation: What are my Rights?

    Posted By Kevin Kampschror || 22-Dec-2017

    Vocational rehabilitation (“VR”) is provided to injured workers when their industrial work restrictions become permanent, and the employer cannot accommodate those permanent restrictions. See NRS 616C.555; NRS 616C.590. Not all injured workers are entitled to VR. For example, if a performer in one of the Las Vegas Strip shows injures their foot, and the injury is severe enough that the ...
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  • When to Contact a Birth Injury Attorney

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 14-Dec-2017

    Infant brain damage can lead to severe physical and cognitive harm, a lifetime of disability, and even death. Some birth injuries occur due to the natural trauma of the birthing process. Others, however, can be attributed to negligence, reckless behavior, or failure by medical professionals to follow proper procedures and exercise appropriate care during delivery. In cases of serious birth injury, ...
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  • Why Was My Social Security Disability Claim Denied?

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 8-Dec-2017

    If you have applied for Social Security Disability insurance (SSDI) benefits, you’re probably in immediate need of financial assistance to offset the cost of your debilitating injury or illness. Being denied can be exasperating and confusing, especially after you’ve undergone the tedious application process a time or two. Be advised that resubmitting multiple identical applications ...
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  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors: Friend or Foe?

    Posted By Kevin Kampschror || 1-Dec-2017

    Any injured worker whose restrictions become permanent from the work injury they suffered will then be eligible for vocational rehabilitation (hereinafter “VR”). See NRS 616C.590. If the employer is not in the position to offer a permanent light duty offer, the injured worker is entitled to VR. The injured worker will be assigned a VR counselor to begin looking at options of work that ...
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  • Uber & Lyft Accidents: What Injured Passengers Need to Know

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 21-Nov-2017

    Rideshare applications, including services such as Uber & Lyft, have become immensely popular among Americans who value their convenience, affordability, and availability. While Uber & Lyft have proliferated in Nevada and other states across the country, its structure creates unique issues when it comes to car accidents and how injured victims pursue compensation through the personal ...
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