Colorado denies widow half of late husband's workers' compensation due to his marijuana use

Colorado denies widow half of late husband's Employees ' Reimbursement due to his marijuana Usage

DENVER — The state of Colorado is denying half the workers’ compensation death benefits to a woman whose husband died while working on a ski lift since he had marijuana in his system.

KMGH-TV reports Erika Lee’s husband, Adam Lee, was crushed to death in December underneath a ski escalator in Loveland.

Erika says she’s frustrated that the system is stating “since he smoked a legal substance, we are going to take away your benefits from you and your kids. ”

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Released at Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:09:55 +0000

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