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Court: Positive weed test doesn’t automatically mean person is intoxicated

An appeals court recently found a worker who tested positive for marijuana in a post-incident drug test was eligible for workers’ compensation benefits despite the positive test results.  [Read more…]

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Was driver intoxicated at time of fatal truck crash? Can widow sue employer?

A truck driver died in a one-vehicle, rollover crash. Tests found drugs in his system. Does this prevent his widow from suing the employer?  [Read more…]

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Does .05 blood alcohol content disqualify employee from workers’ comp?

A company tried to deny workers’ comp benefits to an injured employee, saying he was intoxicated when he was injured. Just what counts as “intoxicated” when it comes to workers’ comp?  [Read more…]

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