When you’re hurt at work, both you and your employer have a number of responsibilities. When either of you fail to fulfill the required duties, a workers’ compensation claim can turn into a complicated disaster. In a best-case scenario, you will be met with numerous challenges as your case proceeds. In a worst-case scenario, you will lose your right to recover money for lost income, medical bills, and disability.
If you’re unsure of your responsibilities after a workplace accident or you think your employer might be dodging responsibility, give us a call. We can help you sort through the legal system so you can get your money.
Companies with employees are obligated to perform certain duties to make sure injured workers get paid. When they fail to keep up with their responsibilities, they can face civil liability and even criminal prosecution.
Maintaining Workers’ Comp Insurance
In Nevada, most employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to protect workers like you who may become injured. If your employer fails to carry required coverage and you get hurt, the company can face:
Other Employer Duties
Under Nevada law, employers must also:
Workers have a number of responsibilities as well and when they don’t fulfill their duties, they can lose their right to recover damages if they get hurt.
When you’re hurt, all the technicalities that accompany a work injury claim can quickly become overwhelming. Let us handle the legal system while you focus on getting better. Give us a call to find out how we can help.