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The Defense of Intentional Self-Injury: Russian Roulette, Workplace Frustration, Accidental Drug Overdose, and More

Rashness Versus Intention in Self-Injury Cases In a few cases, attempts have been made to invoke the intentional self-injury defense when, although the workers obviously did not really intend to harm themselves, their conduct was so rash that the defendants attempted to argue that it was the equivalent...

Nebraska: Wyoming Coroner’s Report Not Entitled to Full Faith and Credit

A Wyoming county coroner’s report that listed the cause of death as an accidental overdose of medications an injured worker was taking to relieve pain following a compensable injury is evidence to be considered, but it is not entitled to full faith and credit, held a Nebraska appellate court. The...