For purposes of Nevada's workers' compensation law, "independent contractor" means any person who renders service for a specified amount of compensation for a specified result, under the control of the employer as to the result of his work only and not as to the means by which such result is accomplished (NV Rev. Stat. Sec. 616A.255). In determining whether an employer-employee relationship exists, the courts give substantially equal weight to the following factors:
• The degree of supervision,
• The source of wages,
• The existence of a right to hire and fire,
• The right to control the hours and location of employment, and
• The extent to which the worker's activities further the general business concerns of the alleged employer (Clark County v. State Indus. Ins. Sys., 102 Nev. 353 ...