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Comp Court Denies Benefits to Quadriplegic for Accident Caused by Intoxication

By WorkCompCentral

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | 354 | 0 | 0 min read

The Montana Workers’ Compensation Court ruled that the resident manager of a mobile home park was not entitled to benefits for an apparent fall off his porch, resulting in quadriplegia, because his accident was caused by severe intoxication. The owners of the Sunset Village Mobile Home Park had received multiple complaints from tenants and employees about Kenneth Devers drinking during his workday prior to his accident. The terms of his employment agreement and handbook prohibited consuming alcohol before 5 p.m., and the park owners issued Devers a written reprimand over his ...

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