The Institutes

Employee hurt on smoke break awarded workers comp benefits

 Monday, December 13, 2010

 Business Insurance

A nursing assistant injured in a fall while returning from a cigarette break to a mandatory work meeting is entitled to workers compensation benefits, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Court records in Jonesboro Care and Rehab Center vs. Ronna Woods state that in October 2008, Ms. Woods attended a mandatory work seminar and was required to wait afterward for her paycheck.
Workers' Compensation

Florida Smoker Awarded $35 Million In Damages

 Friday, November 14, 2014

 News 4 JAX

Worker injured on break entitled to workers comp benefits: Court

 Tuesday, January 10, 2012

 Business Insurance

Injury on smoke break leads to compensation

 Tuesday, February 1, 2011

 Risk and Insurance