Failed Drug Tests and Workers’ Compensation Eligibility

If you are an employee, you probably know that drug testing is an increasingly common occurrence in the workplace. Many workers must receive a drug test before their employment, and some companies subject their employees to random drug tests. In addition, drug testing can occur after a worker has sustained an injury on the job. You may have suffered a workplace injury while under the influence of drugs or alcohol and failed your drug test. Because of this, you may be wondering if you are still eligible for workers’ compensation. While reading this blog post will help answer this topic,

2021-07-13T00:52:24+00:00June 25th, 2021|

Am I Still Eligible for Workers’ Compensation if I Was Injured While on Break?

In general, employees can obtain workers' compensation benefits if they suffer an injury or illness while working. California law entitles employees to obtain workers’ compensation benefits for their injuries if their injury was suffered within the scope of employment. But how do you determine if your injury while on break is within the scope of employment? Determining whether you were acting within the scope of employment when injured can be complex. Many different facts and circumstances can affect your workers' compensation claim. Calling a workers' compensation attorney will help you determine if you have a valid claim. Injuries Suffered During

2021-06-24T00:31:21+00:00June 21st, 2021|
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