NEW RULES FOR LUMP SUM SETTLEMENT APPLICATIONS IN NEBRASKA

As a reminder, on December 29, 2022, the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court adopted amendments to Rules 47, 63, and Addendum 2. These changes went into effect immediately. Certain changes, such as updates to the rule regarding Independent Medical Examiners, were...

2023 NEBRASKA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BURIAL BENEFIT INCREASE

When an employee dies as a result of a work-related injury, their family members may be entitled to death benefits, including burial expenses, under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act. Pursuant to Neb. Rev. Stat. § 48-122(3), the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation...