Workers' Compensation

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Nevada: Lack of “Salary” No Bar to TTD Benefits for Self-Employed FedEx Driver
Posted on 14 Aug 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The Nevada Supreme Court held that a self-employed delivery driver who contracted with FedEx Home Delivery for one of its routes was entitled to TTD benefits in spite of his lack of a “salary” in a traditional sense. The driver acknowledged... Read More

Nevada: Employer, Not Department of Corrections, Responsible for Comp Benefits for Inmate Living at “Half-Way” House
Posted on 15 May 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The Supreme Court of Nevada held that statutory definition of a prison “work program” contained in Nev. Rev. Stat. § 616B.028(1) did not include a “half-way” house—a form of work release—where inmates were allowed... Read More

United States: Sales Executive’s Claims for Negligent Hiring and Emotional Distress Held Barred
Posted on 15 Apr 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A federal court sitting in Nevada dismissed a sales executive’s cause of action against his former employer for negligent hiring, training, supervision, and retention of another employee and dismissed as well a claim that the former employer was... Read More