Intoxication From Beer, Cocaine Could Defeat Carpenter's Claims
Fairbanks, AK (WorkersCompensation.com) – A carpenter’s nearly 40-foot plunge from the roof of an uninsured employer’s house didn’t necessarily put Alaska’s guaranty fund on the hook for benefits despite his work-related injuries.
Instead, the state’s top court held in Adams v. State of Alaska, No. S-17227 (Alaska 07/24/20) that downing two-plus beers and snorting a line of cocaine before ascending a ladder may have upended the carpenter’s ...
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