In an opinion drafted by Justice Stiglich, the Nevada Supreme Court considered whether undocumented immigrants who are injured while working for a Nevada employer are eligible for monetary disability benefits. The Court unanimously concluded that an undocumented worker suffering trauma due to a workplace accident is entitled to permanent total disability, despite a third-party insurance administrator’s insistence that his inability to work was due solely to his immigration status.
Standish, Julia, "Assoc. Risk Mgmt., Inc. v. Ibanez, 136 Nev. Adv. Op. 91 (Dec. 31, 2020)" (2021). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 1373.