Workers’ Compensation Claimant Awarded Wheelchair-Accessible Van and Compensation for Spouse’s “On Call” In-Home Health Care

In July 2014, the Nebraska Supreme Court expanded the definition of “medical, surgical, and hospital services… [and] appliances,” as set out in Neb. Rev. Stat. §48-120(1)(a), to include a new type of appliance: wheelchair-accessible vans. In Simmons v. Precast Haulers, Inc., 288 Neb. 480, __ N.W.2d __ (2014), the Court awarded a wheelchair-accessible van as […]