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Is testing positive for pot enough to disqualify an injured employee from receiving workers’ comp benefits?
An employee was injured at work. At first his injury seemed minor. But as time passed, his condition grew more serious. He didn’t tell his employer about the incident until he needed to see a medical specialist.
Scenario: One of your employees is taking a legally prescribed medication and works with machinery that has the potential to maim or kill. The label on the medication warns against driving or operating machinery while taking the drug. What do …
A state court has upheld a ruling that exposure to pigeon droppings at his workplace was the major cause of a disease that led to a worker’s death, therefore his widow gets workers’ comp benefits.
Two workers sued their employer for mold exposure. The company asked for the lawsuit to be thrown out, arguing the employees’ sole remedy was workers’ comp. How did a court rule?