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California: When Holiday Cheer Spills Over to the Workplace

Lexis.com users can link to the citations below . This is the time of year to eat, drink and be merry, right? Perhaps it is worthwhile to take a moment and consider what happens, from a workers’ compensation perspective, when an intoxicated employee suffers an injury at work. Can that employee...

Arkansas: Worker Fails to Rebut Presumption That Accident Was “Substantially Occasioned” by Drugs

An Arkansas appellate court has affirmed a decision denying workers’ compensation benefits to a worker who fell as he descended a ladder on the basis that following the accident he tested positive for methamphetamine and that he failed to rebut the statutory presumption in Ark. Code Ann. §...