Q: I got injured at work but my employer is arguing that it was my own poor decision that led up to the injury so they
don't want to pay my benefits. Is this legal?
A: Your injury cannot be refused just because you might have had a part in causing it, but your benefits can be cut by 50% if your injury was because of you being intoxicated, refusing to use employer-provided safety equipment, or refusal to obey safety rules. But without knowing what your employer meant by your "poor decision."
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