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Should I File a Claim Even If I Failed My Employer’s Drug Screen?

Drug Screen and Work Injury

"Should I file a claim even if I failed my employer’s drug screen?" "Can my employer really fire me?" Yes you should file a workers compensation claim in Mississippi even if you failed your employer's drug screen and yes they can also really fire you. An employer in Mississippi has the legal right to contemporaneously drug test an injured employee after an injury sustained on the job, and also has the legal right to terminate an employee that fails that drug test. This does not mean an injured worker who fails a drug screen is not entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits in Mississippi,...

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Ed D. Williams – Our Newest Associate Attorney

Ed Williams Attorney

Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A. is pleased to announce our newest associate attorney for our law firm, Ed Williams. Ed Williams earned his Juris Doctorate with honors, Cum Laude, in 2016 from Mississippi College School of Law. Ed completed his undergraduate work at Mississippi State University where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in Political Science. While in law school, Ed was a member of the MC Law Moot Court Board, Law Student Bar Association, Phi Alpha Delta Honors Program, American Association for Justice, and the Mississippi Association for Justice. As a member of the 2016 ABA Arbitration moot court competition team,...

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