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Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Restaurant Waiter’s Choking on Quesadilla Was Not Actual Risk of Employment

Larson's Spotlight on Risk of Employment, PTSD claim, Intoxication Presumption and Marijuana, and Tort Action Against Employer. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Injured Worker Rebuts Intoxication Presumption

Larson's Spotlight on Intoxication Presumption, Heart Attack, Arising Out of Employment, and Death Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled the list below...

Texas: Truck Driver’s Estate Fails to Rebut Marijuana Intoxication Presumption

A Texas appellate court affirmed a trial court’s decision that a truck driver’s death in a vehicular accident did not arise out of and in the course of the employment where an autopsy report revealed the presence of THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, in the driver’s blood and...

Texas: Deceased Worker’s Family Successfully Rebuts Marijuana Intoxication Presumption

Where lay witnesses testified that the decedent had the “normal” use of his mental and physical facilities on the day of an employee’s fatal accident, a jury could reasonably find that the deceased employee’s beneficiary had sufficiently rebutted the presumption of intoxication...