9th Circuit Refuses To Set Aside Denial Of Workers' Comp Because Of Intoxication

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 26 denied a petition to review a Benefits Review Board (BRB) decision denying workers' compensation to a worker injured on the job while intoxicated (Gary D. Schwirse v. Director, Office of Workers' Compensation Program, et al., No. 11-73172, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 15283).

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