Medical personnel need the proper licensing to write pain medication prescriptions for injured workers, or else they could face felony charges.
An employee claims his employer retaliated against him for collecting workers’ comp benefits. What did a court think about his claim?
OSHA has issued a memo that it hopes will clear up some confusion over whether certain drug testing and safety incentive programs aren’t permitted under its 2016 recordkeeping regulation.
Navigating state medical marijuana laws isn’t getting any easier.
This injured worker left the care of his pain management doctor after having a disagreement about the amount of opioids he was taking. Can the worker get a new doctor under workers’ comp?
A new study links workplace injuries to the opioid epidemic.
This case shows that some states will hold employers to strict standards when it comes to proving that an employee shouldn’t receive workers’ comp because they were under the influence of marijuana.
Judges split 2-1 on whether an employee who was injured at work should receive workers’ comp benefits after testing positive for weed. Which side prevailed?
If a doctor prescribes medication for an injured worker that generally isn’t recommended, does workers’ comp have to pay for it?