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Workers Compensation in Nevada
Whether you work in an office or out in the field, every job has its risks. If you've been injured at work or developed an occupational disease, you are entitled to Nevada workers' compensation to cover injury-related expenses. A workers' comp attorney can help you collect all of the money you deserve.
When Should You Hire a Nevada Workers' Compensation Attorney?
Most Nevada employers are required to have workers' compensation insurance policies to cover employees who are hurt on the job. The advantage of workers' comp is that it's a no-fault insurance policy—meaning you're covered even if you are partly to blame for your injuries—and keeps you from having to sue your employer for injury-related compensation.
Nevada workers' compensation insurance will pay for:
- Your medical costs
- Lost wages
- Permanent disability
Workers' comp also provides death benefits to the family of people who are killed on the job.
You don't have to hire a workers' compensation lawyer to help with your claim, but a lawyer can be invaluable in a variety of circumstances. Consider hiring an attorney if:
- You don't feel comfortable filing a claim on your own or communicating with the Nevada Division of Industrial Relations' Workers' Compensation Section on your own.
- Your claim for workers' compensation benefits is denied.
- Your claim is accepted, but you receive less money than you deserve.
- Your employer didn't have workers' comp insurance or your job wasn't covered.
- You need to reopen your worker's comp claim.
Find & Hire Local Workers' Comp Lawyers in Nevada
Once you suffer a workplace injury or are diagnosed with an occupational illness, you have a limited amount of time to file a Nevada workers' comp claim. Because the clock is ticking, you'll want to quickly hire a workers' comp attorney.
Whether you live in Las Vegas, Reno, Henderson or elsewhere Nevada, Attorneys.com can quickly connect you with local workers' comp attorneys. To get started, fill out the form on this page or call us at 877-913-7222. Our free service will quickly match you with an attorney in your area.