Mosier, OR asked in Employment Law for Oregon

Q: Employee had a knee surgery have a medical leave collecting money from L and I but he is gambling until 3.am is that ok

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Jeff Merrick
Jeff Merrick
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  • Portland, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: The issue is this. Is the worker not telling the truth about his injury. Is he defrauding anyone? If he knee has a problem that prevents him from working, then who cares what he does sitting down, whether it is gambling, sleeping or watching T.V. Are his off-work activities inconsistent with the injuries he is claiming?

Jeff Merrick, Oregon Trial Attorney

Injury & Employment Law

http://www.jeffmerrick.com 503-665-4234

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