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Injured Comp Attorney Entitled to CBD Oil Reimbursement

Thursday, November 16, 2023 | 0

A workers' compensation attorney acting as a claimant in a case against his law firm is entitled to recoup costs to purchase cannabidiol, or CBD, oil to treat his workplace injury, a Pennsylvania appellate court ruled Tuesday. The Commonwealth Court said the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board erred in overturning a comp judge’s decision permitting reimbursement.   Mark Schmidt injured his back in April 2017 while loading files into his trial bag. He was approved for medical expenses and later sought reimbursement for the costs of his doctor-prescribed CBD oil. His law f...

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