Speedway v. Jarrett


(W. Va., filed June 28, 2021): Arguing that imposing liability on employers for employee conduct off site and after work hours is contrary to established law.  No affirmative employer conduct created the risk that an employee would drive under the influence of prescription medications.  Holding employers responsible for employees’ misuses of prescription medications is unsound deep-pocket jurisprudence.

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