Will You Have To Take a Drug Test For Workers' Compensation
Workers' Compensation is an extremely valuable to those suffering from an injury or illness due to a work-related accident. Providing supplemental income and coverage of medical expenses of those injured, workers' comp can be almost essential to surviving. However, it is not without its own set of challenges. One such challenge involves employer drug testing. Employers may require drug testing immediately after the accident or during the initial evaluation phase.
For this and multiple other reasons it is essential to have an experienced personal injury attorney who will help you with every step of the complex process. Kalra Law Office in Queens, NY are experts in handling all accident and personal injury cases.
Important To Note:
It is completely legal to take prescription medication under the guidance of a medical professional. However, medication must follow company policies, and proof a prescription may be required.
Testing positive for a drug test or refusal to take one may put your employment and workers' compensation at risk. In the state of New York refusal to comply to drug test may be grounds for termination of a case.
Not every employer requires a drug test. It is important to stay vigilant and understand your companies policy's.
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