Quest Diagnostics Escapes Amazon Temp Worker's Pot Suit

Law360 (June 11, 2021, 10:05 PM EDT) -- Quest Diagnostics doesn't have to face a lawsuit brought by a temporary Amazon employee who was not hired for a permanent position after failing a drug test, a Pennsylvania federal judge ruled on Friday, saying Quest had no duty to report his medical marijuana license to his employer.

U.S. District Judge Eduardo C. Robreno fully granted Quest's motion to dismiss Nathan Miller's claims of negligence and civil conspiracy against it, while denying a partial motion to dismiss filed by Amazon. Judge Robreno said it is unreasonable to impose a duty on an independent drug testing company to report that an employee...

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