Wright v. Central Mutual Insurance Co.
SJC-12873Argue Date: Tuesday May 5, 2020
*Summary: Workers' Compensation; Medical Marijuana-- Whether a workers' compensation insurer is required to reimburse an employee for the cost of medical marijuana treatment and whether the Federal Controlled Substances Act precludes such reimbursement.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Daniel Wright
Counsel for Appellant: Katherine L. Lamondia-Wrinkle, Esquire
Appellee: Central Mutual Insurance Company
Counsel for Appellee: Leonard Y. Nason, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Ind Accident Rev Bd
Lower Court Judge:
Route to SJC: Sua Sponte Transfer from Appeals Court
Amici Curiae: American Property Casualty Insurance Association
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