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Nevada Casino Employee’s Tort Action Against Employer for Delaying Stroke Treatment is Barred by Exclusivity

A housekeeping employee at a Las Vegas casino, who suffered a stroke just prior to the beginning of his work shift, and who contended his medical condition was exacerbated when his employer failed to seek special medical assistance within a … Continue reading

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Average Wage Calculation Must Be Computed For Nevada Self-Employed FedEx Driver

The lack of a salary associated with typical employment does not necessarily prevent an average monthly wage calculation for a self-employed injured Nevada worker, held the state’s Supreme Court last Thursday [Mensah v. CorVel Corp., 2015 Nev. LEXIS 64, 131 … Continue reading

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Nevada Work Release Inmate’s Injuries Are Responsibility of Employer, Not State

Nevada, like a number of other states, provides workers’ compensation benefits for inmates who sustain injuries “while engaged in work in a prison industry or work program,” whether the program is operated by the Department of Corrections or a private … Continue reading

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