UPS Worker’s Overdose Death Doesn't Show Link to Work-Related Depression
New York, NY (WorkersCompensation.com) – When someone has work-related depression, does that person’s death following a night of heavy drinking and a drug overdose entitle their surviving spouse to workers’ compensation benefits?
In Matter of Herris v. United Parcel Service Inc., No. 531690 (N.Y. App. Div. 07/22/21), the court explained a UPS worker’s overdose death was not compensable without evidence pointing to a link between the cause of death and the ...
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