When Will My Benefits Begin And How Much Will They Be?

Temporary compensation benefits must not be paid for an injury which does not incapacitate the employee for at least 5 consecutive days, or 5 cumulative days within a 20­day period, from earning full wages, but if the incapacity extends for 5 or more consecutive days, or 5 cumulative days within a 20­day period, compensation must then be computed from the date of the injury.

Maximum disability compensation in Nevada is 66­2/3 percent of the average monthly wage.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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