I was a at will contractor working for Lockheed Martin(LM) in Afghanistan(AFG). I was hit by a AFG special forces truck in the dark on Sept. 30, 2014. Luckily my injuries were not too serious. Unfortunately the medics/command there falsely said I smelled like a alcohol and was mildly intoxicated though no other proof was provided. Thus supposedly the military made me to leave the theater(AFG) which I have. LM placed me on a leave of absence which expired 10/29. Also workers comp. is now refusing to pay my medical checkup bills. LM is based out of Bethesda, MD though the division I worked for is from FL. I technically reside in TX. The most likely cause of any such "alcoholic" vapors could very well be from Ketosis(see Wikipedia). I would like to get paid for WC and lost pay till 7/27/2015.
You present a very complex fact pattern, and an employer defense to your claim. You are facing an uphill battle, my friend. Where were you hired? If you were hired in Florida, I would start there, or if hired in Texas there. You can click the "Find a Lawyer" tab at the top of this page to search for a workers compensation attorney in the state you were hired. Then call around and see if you can find someone who can help you. Best of luck.
It is difficult to overcome the defense of intoxication but one thing that might help is fellow employees who can testify about their observations of you during the time period. You need to consult with a workers compensation attorney about your options.
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