Jobs that require working in spaces above ground level result in higher-than-average injuries related to falls. Moreover, these injuries aren’t limited to construction, forestry, and similar jobs that take workers many tens or even hundreds of feet in the air.
Circus performers occupy a gray area within workers' compensation claims. Some workers may be classified as employees and others as independent contractors. A circus performer's work classification determines whether he or she can receive workers’ compensation.
Successful claimants for worker’s compensation in Las Vegas follow these basic steps: (1) confirm eligibility, (2) confirm the deadline to file, (3) report the injury, (4) get treatment, (5) and follow through on the claim.
Many foams used by fire departments contain toxins known to cause kidney, testicular, and pancreatic cancers. Routine exposure to these toxic chemicals poses a significant threat to the health and safety of firefighters across Nevada.
Individuals waiting for a worker’s compensation settlement may qualify for financial assistance during the waiting period. Getting injured on the job does not translate to an immediate payout. Typically, workers’ compensation insurance claims involve a lengthy litigation battle between the claimant and the insurance provider.
Celebrating the contributions U.S. workers make to the nation’s society and economy, Labor Day also highlights the need to keep workers safe on the job. Established as a federal holiday in 1894, Labor Day grew out of the 19th-century labor movement.
People who are exposed to COVID-19 at work might be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits if the contract the virus. Normally, people are not able to receive workers’ compensation benefits when they catch common illnesses like the cold at their jobs.
Following safety guidelines while working with aerial lifts may help prevent some potentially serious workplace accidents. Aerial lifts have increased in popularity at job sites including construction, warehousing, and telecommunications.
Since opening our doors in 1985, the accident lawyers at the George Bochanis Injury Law Offices have been committed to helping injury victims get full compensation after slip and fall accidents, motor vehicle crashes, workplace injuries, and other personal injuries.
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