... By the Court, HARDESTY, J.: Under the Nevada Industrial Insurance Act (NIIA), a workers'
compensation claimant is entitled to benefits for an industrial injury only upon proving that he
or she suffered an injury by accident that arose out of and in the course of employment. ...
... In Nevada, workers' compensation death benefits are payable to eligible survivors for
the death of an employee caused by any "injury by accident arising out of and in the course
of employment."  This rule, however, is not without limitation. ...
... Also, NRS 616C.425(1) states "[t]he amount of compensation and benefits and the person or
persons entitled thereto must be determined as of the date of the accident or injury to the employee,
and their rights thereto become fixed as of that date." Reconciling the evaluation is ...
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