Delaware Court Upholds Denial of Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Medical Marijuana Costs

In Nobles-Roark v. Back Burner, Case No. N19A-11-001 ALR (Del. Superior Ct. July 28, 2020), the Delaware Superior Court ruled that the Industrial Accident Board (IAB) did not err by denying an employee’s claim for medical marijuana costs despite lawfully obtaining medical marijuana under state law. The employee received various treatments for pain management, including medical marijuana, after suffering a back injury at work, later filing a petition for additional workers’ compensation benefits for expenses he paid for medical marijuana treatment.


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