Riverside, CA asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law and Construction Law for California

Q: Can I sue for drug test mix up? If so, who gets sued, the clinic or lab?

I needed to do a drug test for a new company that was going to employ me and when I went to the urgent care to do so, my employer calls me 2 days later to tell me that my urine was mixed up with someone else. I want to take legal action but not if I have a case or not.

2 Lawyer Answers
Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
Answered
  • Westminster, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: It is not likely that you could so anyone.

Just go back and do another test. It is that simple.

The law does not provide valid legal claims for mere inconvenience.

Good luck to you.

Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: more info is needed.

however, anyone can sue anyone for anything..........the issue is will you prevail?,,,,,,,,,'

and if you win, will you get any money?

You have the burden of proof to show how much you lost after you show liability.

most lawyers shotgun and list everyone.

but how were you damaged? did you go back and do a new test?

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