Workers who are on prescription medication also have a right to workers compensation, as long as they were taking it based on a doctor’s prescription and not self-medicating. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in 2017 there were … [Read more...] about Injured At Work While On Prescription Meds – Can It Affect Your Claim?
Testing positive for drugs does not necessarily mean that you will be denied workers’ compensation benefits. With opioid abuse at epidemic proportions and the use of medical marijuana becoming legal in many places, you may not be eligible to … [Read more...] about Failing a Drug Test and Work Injuries
Prescription painkillers, especially opioid prescription painkillers, can prove hazardous to workers. Many workers use prescription painkillers for their injuries. While these are legal and are given with a valid prescription, opioid prescription … [Read more...] about Prescription Painkillers at Work – St. Louis Work Comp Attorney
Opioids are often used as prescription drugs for treating long-term chronic pain in injured workers. Studies have shown that prolonged usage and high doses of opioids can lead to addiction and cause other problems such as decreased ability to work, … [Read more...] about St. Louis Injured at Work Attorneys – Opioid Use Among Injured Workers