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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...

Mississippi: Injuries Sustained During Pre-Employment Job-Function Test Are Compensable

A truck driver, who injured his knee while performing a pre-employment job-function test during the hiring/orientation process, was an employee at the time of his injury for purposes of a workers’ compensation claim, held a Mississippi appellate court. The driver had received a letter from his...