Workers' Compensation

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Kansas: Marijuana Test Results Should Have Been Admitted into Evidence
Posted on 21 Feb 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

Reiterating that in Kansas, because of multiple concerns, the rules of evidence do not apply to workers’ compensation hearings, a Kansas appellate court held the state’s Workers’ Compensation Board should not have excluded the results... Read More

Mississippi: Claimant’s Failure to Submit to Breathalyzer Does Not Necessarily Defeat Claim
Posted on 4 Aug 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

In a split decision, a Mississippi appellate court held that an injured worker should not have been disqualified from receiving workers’ compensation benefits because he failed to submit to a post-accident breathalyzer test. The Court found that... Read More