Advising Clients on Medical Marijuana Claims: How Employers are Navigating the Grey Areas of Testing, Workplace Safety, Accommodation and ADA Claims

January 29, 2020 11:45am

Rachel L. Freedman
Assistant Vice President, Claims Counsel
Sompo International Insurance

Meredith Cavallaro
Paduano & Weintraub LLP

Lauren L. Tafaro
Adams and Reese LLP

  • To what extent are claims on the rise: Setting the record straight on the present and future of liability risks
  • Testing policies in practice: Common misconceptions about the do’s and don’ts
  • Crafting effective employee training manuals that will address medical marijuana use
  • Reconciling state medical marijuana laws vs. federal prohibition of marijuana
  • Jurisdictional analysis and comparison of various state medical marijuana laws and pending legislative activity
  • Drafting workplace safety policies for employees, who work with equipment or in areas where safety is a concern
  • The finer points of managing marijuana claims by employees who are claiming disability under the ADA