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A Workers’ Compensation Subrogation Lien Extends To A Nevada Injured Worker’s “Total Recovery” From The Third-Party Tortfeasor.

John Breen worked as a banquet chef at Caesars Palace.  He was refueling a portable stove.  It exploded causing him serious burns.  He died two days later.However, Mr. Breen's family believed that he hadn't died from the burns.  Rather they felt that medical malpractice killed him.  They sued the doctors who treated Mr. Breen before his death.  The family recovered a $1,000,000 medical malpractice settlement.Enter stage left . . . Mr. Breen’s employer . . . Caesars . . .  with its hand … [Read more...]