Dubuque, IA asked in Civil Litigation, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Oklahoma

Q: Can I sue a drug testing facility for a false positive drug test that I voluntarily took for Child Protective Services

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I voluntarily took a drug test for CPS. The testing fac. said it was positive for meth, methadone, Xanax, Barbiturates. These results were used against me in court and my grandkids were taken away on 8/24/18. The lab results were negative for all substances. The testing took my keys and would not allow me to leave. The police were called by testing facility who told them I was on drugs. The were going to take me to jail for being under the influence until because of my dizziness an ambulance also was called. My blood pressure was extremely high. I was given the option of going to jail or hospital. Hospital immediately released me. The false positive results have destroyed my family, traumatized me and my grandson who were separated. I have extreme emotional distress and have not been able to have any contact with the boys in 6 months because of the test results at the testing facility being wrong. I want them held accountable for this

1 Lawyer Answer
Melissa Oxford
Melissa Oxford
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  • Tulsa, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: You may have a cause of action but you would have to have evidence that it was, in fact, a negative result. Your testimony will not be enough. You will need other toxicity test results from that same day to support any case you may have.

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