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Positive drug test wasn’t cause of injury: What happens to workers’ comp?

After suffering a workplace injury, an employee tested positive for marijuana. The company admits drug use wasn’t the cause of the injury. Can the company deny workers’ comp to the employee?  [Read more…]

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Number of these workers testing positive for drug use skyrockets

Various safety and medical groups have been warning about the growing prescription drug epidemic in the U.S. for years. A new report shows why there’s no reason to think that any particular group of workers, even those subject to regular drug testing, are immune from this trend.  [Read more…]

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Study: 1 in 10 employees have shown up for work high

Here’s a chilling stat: Almost 10% of workers have admitted to coming to work high.  [Read more…]

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Worker on PCP when hurt still sues for comp

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A worker tests positive for PCP right after he’s injured. Is he still able to collect workers’ comp benefits? [Read more…]

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