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Injured falling down stairs: Does this qualify for workers’ comp benefits?

What happens when no one witnessed an injury and the injured worker doesn’t remember it?  [Read more…]

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Injured on way to safety meeting: Will he get workers’ comp?

An employer called a special safety stand-down meeting. While driving to work to attend the meeting, an employee was injured in a car crash. Should he get workers’ comp benefits?

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Was pot-user denied workers’ comp for fall from tree?

A worker who was part of a tree-trimming crew was injured when he fell out of a tree from a height of eight to ten feet. A urine test in the hospital showed pot use. He applied for workers’ comp benefits. Did his employer have enough evidence to deny comp because marijuana use was a cause of the fall? [Read more…]

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