Recent Events & Success Stories

  • On June 13, 2019, Faye presented “50 States vs. You – How Do You Win?” via webinar hosted by AWSI.
    AWSI June 2019
  • On April 12, 2019, Faye presented “50 States vs. You – How Do You Win?” at DATIA Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois.
    DATIA Annual Conference April 2019
  • On October 29, 2018, Faye presented “State Marijuana Laws and Litigation Strategies for Employers” at a Day with DISA, Houston, Texas.
    Day with Disa October 2018
  • On October 11, 2018, Faye presented “Reefer Madness? Update on Cannabis Laws and ‘Medical Marijuana’” at ASAM The State of The Art Course in Addiction Medicine, Washington, D.C.
    ASAM October 2018
  • On October 9, 2018, Faye presented a half-day workshop “Defending Testing Services Through Testimony” at SOFT Annual Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    SOFT Workshop October 2018
  • On September 26, 2018, Faye presented with David Porter “Making Compliance/Legal A Competitive Advantage with Customers” at SAPAA Annual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.
    SAPAA September 2018
  • On May 24, 2018, Faye presented “What Service Providers Can Do Now to Prevent Collector Disputes Later” at DATIA Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.
    DATIA May 2018
  • On March 6, 2018, Faye presented “Essential Guide to Drug Testing Laws” via webinar hosted by Quest Diagnostics.
    Quest Webinar March 2018
  • On November 13, 2017, Faye presented “2017 Legal Update: Recent Development Impacting Workplace Drug Testing” via webinar hosted by AWSI.
    AWSI Webinar November 2017
  • On August 24, 2017, Faye presented “2017 Legal Update: Recent Developments Impacting Workplace Drug Testing,” at SAPAA Annual Conference, Henderson, Nevada.
    SAPAA August 2017
  • On May 18, 2017, Faye presented “Providing a Safe Workforce and Managing Risk: How to Administer an Effective Drug Testing Program,” at DATIA Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida.
    DATIA May 2017
  • On February 15, 2017, Faye presented “Weeding Out the Facts: Marijuana Legislation & the Workplace” via a webinar hosted by Quest Diagnostics.
    Quest Webinar February 2017
  • On January 24, 2017, Faye presented “Marijuana Trends, Laws and Company Substance Abuse Policies” at MCAA’s Safety Director’s Conference in Clearwater Beach, Florida.
    MCAA January 2017
  • On December 14, 2016, Faye presented “Navigating the Haze of Marijuana In The Workplace” via a webinar hosted by AWSI.
    AWSI Webinar Dec 2016
  • On November 7, 2016, Faye presented “OSHA: Changing Landscape of Post-Accident Drug Testing” via webinar hosted by AWSI.
    AWSI Webinar Nov 2016
  • On September 16, 2016, Faye presented “2016 Update” at SAPAA’s Annual Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.
    SAPAA Sept 2016
  • On August 25, 2016, Faye presented “Stories from the War Zone: Handling Litigation Risk” at the IFDAT Conference in Stavanger, Norway.
    IFDAT Aug 2016
  • On June 9, 2016, Faye presented "Medical Marijuana Today" via a webinar hosted by CNA.
    CNA Webinar June 2016
  • On October 19, 2015, Faye presented, with Dan Demers and Kerstin Bagus, “Global Workplace Testing: Legal Aspects and Data Protection Review” at the IFDAT Conference in San Diego, California.
    IFDAT Oct 2015
  • On September 24, 2015, Faye presented “Marijuana 2015” at SAPAA’s Annual Conference in Houston, Texas.
    SAPAA Sept 2015
  • On June 4, 2015, Faye presented “New Drug Testing Challenges for Service Providers and Industry Partners” at DATIA’s Annual Conference in Miami, Florida.
    DATIA June 2015
  • On May 29, 2015, Faye presented “Oil and Gas: Contractor Drug and Alcohol Testing Guidelines” at the EWDTS Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.
    EWDTS May 2015
  • On September 26, 2014, Faye presented with R.H. Barry Sample, Ph.D. “Marijuana: A Look at the Science & State Legislation” at SAPAA’s Annual Conference in Richmond, Virginia
    SAPAA Sept 2014
  • On September 12, 2014, Faye presented, with Josephine Elizabeth Kenney and Kerstin Bagus, “Global Workplace Testing: Legal Aspects and Data Protection Review” at the IFDAT Conference in Dublin, Northern Ireland.
    IFDAT Sept 2014
  • On May 30, 2014, Faye presented “States Continue to Add Requirements to Drug Testing: Are You Ready?” and also presented, with R.H. Barry Sample, Ph.D., “Drug Testing Trends – Marijuana: State of the Science & “Medical” Marijuana Legislation” at DATIA’s Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
    DATIA May 2014
  • On April 24, 2014, Faye presented "State Drug Testing Laws: Common Terms and How They Differ Between States" via a webinar hosted by SAPAA..
    SAPAA Webinar April 2014
  • On March 20, 2014, Faye presented "Unique State Collection Requirements" via a webinar hosted by SAPAA.
    SAPAA Webinar March 2014
  • On September 13, 2013, Faye presented “State Initiatives: Pitfalls and Priorities” at SAPAA’s Annual Conference in Henderson, Nevada.
    SAPAA Sept 2013
  • On July 18, 2013, Faye presented “Workers’ Compensation Post-Accident Drug Testing” via webinar hosted by SAPAA.
    SAPAA Webinar July 2013
  • On June 18, 2013, Faye presented “Observed Urine Specimen Collections” via a webinar hosted by SAPAA.
    SAPAA Webinar June 2013
  • On May 15, 2013, Lindsey presented “Simple Tips for Owners: Workplace Laws and Your Business” at the WBEA’s Annual Conference in Houston, Texas.
    WBEA Conference May 2013
  • On April 11, 2013, Faye presented “Navigating the Uneven Legal Terrain of Substance Abuse Testing Services” at DATIA’s Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.
    DATIA April 2013

 

Recent Success Stories

  • Sasha Washington vs. Quest Diagnostics Clinical Laboratories, Inc., et al; Case No. 34-2018-00244103-CU-PN-GDS; In the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Sacramento
    May 2019.  Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of  negligence and emotional distress claims against Firm’s client arising from a workplace drug test.
  • Christopher John Beck vs. United States Food and Drug Administration, et al; Case No.  3:18-cv-01644-JR; In the United States District Court for the District of Oregon
    May 2019.  Obtained involuntary dismissal of plaintiff’s various clinical laboratory testing claims against Firm’s client.
  • Venus Stinnett v. Delta Air Lines, Inc. et al.; Case No. No. 1:18-cv-2704 (DLI) (LB); In the United District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    March 2019.  Obtained involuntary dismissal of plaintiff’s negligence, discrimination and employment claims against Firm’s client arising from a workplace drug test.
  • Tracy Leigh Valle vs. Clinical Reference Laboratory, Inc. et al; Case No.  8:18-cv-02383-PX; In the United States District Court for the District of Maryland
    March 2019.  Obtained involuntary dismissal of wrongful termination claim as a result of a workplace drug test performed by Firm’s client.
  • Javeda Cline-Cole vs. Schneider National Carriers, Inc. et al; Case No.  1:18-cv-02288-JRS-TAB; In the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana – Indianapolis Division
    March 2019.  Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of negligence, emotional anguish, and discrimination claims against Firm’s client.
  • Emile Tilson, Jr. and Debra Tilson vs. DISA, Inc., DISA Global Solutions, Inc., et al; Case No. 3:17-cv-00240-SDD-EWD; In the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
    February 2019.  Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of workplace drug testing claims and the donor plaintiff’s spouse’s derivative claims against Firm’s client.
  • Willie Mae Lenoir, et al vs. Nissan North America, Inc. et al; Civil Action No.  3:18-cv-607-CWR-LRA; In the United States District Court – Southern District of Mississippi
    December 2018.  Received plaintiffs’ voluntary dismissal of workplace drug testing claims against Firm’s client.
  • Patricia Morrison, Administrator for the Estate of Tommy Morrison v. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated et al; Case No. 17-1537; In the Supreme Court of the United States
    October 2018.  Court’s denial of appellant’s Petition for a Writ of Certiorari from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
  • Gregory Alden Menster vs. The Center, et al; Case No. 18-CV-03991; In the Circuit Court of Oregon, County of Deschutes
    July 2018.  Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of workplace drug testing claims, in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) and U.S. Department of Transportation (“DOT”) drug testing requirements, against Firm’s client.
  • Ronald Allen vs. Quest Diagnostics, Inc., Case No. 3:17-cv-00897; In the United States District Court – Middle District of Tennessee
    April 2018.  Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of negligence and defamation claims against Firm’s client arising from a workplace drug test.
  • Brett Leslie vs. Clinical Reference Laboratory, et al; Case No. 5:17-cv-01316; In the United States District Court – Western District of Louisiana-Shreveport Division
    April 2018.  Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of workplace drug testing claims against Firm’s client.
  • Dontavious “Tay” Smith a/k/a Duh Mayuh vs. Orange Lake County Club, Inc. d/b/a Orange Lake Resorts, et al; Case No. 05-17-CA-11940; In the Circuit Court of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit in and for Brevard County, FloridaJanuary 2018.
    Obtained involuntary dismissal of plaintiff’s claims against Firm’s client arising from a workplace drug test.
  • Norman Walls vs. Arkansas Medical Laboratory, Inc. et al; Case No. 60-CV-16-3257; In the Circuit Court of Pulaski County, Arkansas
    November 2017.Obtained involuntary dismissal of plaintiff’s negligence, defamation, outrage/intentional infliction of emotional distress, and tortious interference claims against Firm’s client arising from a workplace drug test.
  • Chaquita Barnes v. Omega Laboratories, Inc.; Civil Case No. 4:16-CV-121; In United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi – Greenville Division
    October 2017.  Obtained summary judgement on plaintiff’s claims of negligence and defamation against Firm’s client arising from a workplace drug test.
  • Jacob Aidlin vs. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated; Case No.  56-2017-00496984-CU-PO-VTA; In the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Ventura
    October 2017.  Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of claims of libel and negligence in the performance of a pre-employment hair test by the Firm’s client.
  • Patricia Harding Morrison, for the Estate of Tommy Morrison v. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated et al; Case No. 16-17050; In the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    October 2017.Obtained decision upholding U.S. District Court’s entry of summary judgment on appellant’s failure to raise a genuine dispute of material fact as to whether her claims (brought on behalf of her deceased husband) were not time-barred against Firm’s client.
  • Venus Stinnett v. Delta Air Lines, Inc. et al.; Case No. No. 1:16-cv-04554 (DLI) (LB); In the United District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    September 2017. Obtained involuntary dismissal of plaintiff’s Title VII, ADA, failure to accommodate, retaliation and hostile work environment claims against Firm’s client arising from a workplace drug test.
  • Sandra Jones v. Glasmic, Ltd. dba Endocrine Associates, et al.; Cause Number 2017-29874; In the 164th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas
    June 2017.  Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of premise liability claims against Firm’s client.  
  • Robin Willie Turner vs. Hirschbach Motor Lines; Case No. 15-3263; In the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
    April 2017. Obtained decision upholding U.S. District Court’s entry of summary judgment on appellant’s Title VII race discrimination claim against Firm’s client.
  • Chondale Rutledge v. Corporate Medical Services, Inc., et al; Case No. 01-CV-2015-900214; In the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama, Birmingham Division.
    April 2017. Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of claims alleging negligence by the Firm’s client in the performance of a forensic hair test.
  • L.P., by and through his next friend Tenyiah Patterson, et al vs. Marian Catholic High School, et al; Case No. 16-2856; In the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
    March 2017. Obtained decision upholding U.S. District’s judgment and dismissal of appellants’ race discrimination and hair drug testing claims against Firm’s client.
  • Andrew Phipps vs. Quest Diagnostics, Inc. et al; Case No. 2:17-cv-00140-DCN; In the United States District Court for South Carolina – Charleston Division.
    March 2017. Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal with prejudice of workplace drug test claims against Firm’s client.
  • Jose Gregorio Sandoval and Ann Marie Sandoval vs. DISA, Inc., et al; Case No. 2016-51272; In the 269th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas.
    January 2017. Obtained dismissal of donor plaintiff’s workplace drug test claims and the donor plaintiff’s spouse’s derivative claims against Firm’s client.
  • Anna Boyd Barrett vs. St. Elizabeth Physician Services, LLC, et al; Case No. 16-CI-501; In the Campbell Circuit Court of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
    November 2016. Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal with prejudice alleging negligence by the Firm’s client in the performance of a clinical urine drug test performed for pain management.
  • Patricia Harding Morrison, Pro Se vs. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, et al; Case 2:14-cv-01207-RFB-PAL; In the United States District Court – District of Nevada.
    October 2016. Obtained summary judgment on plaintiff’s various state law claims, including limitations and that the evidence demonstrated the accuracy of the 1996 HIV antibody test result, brought on behalf of her deceased husband against Firm’s client.
  • Marsh v. Omega Laboratories, Inc.; Civil Case No. 1:16-CV-0021; In the United States District Court for the Northern District of Virginia, Western Division.
    May 2016. Received plaintiff’s voluntary dismissal of workplace drug testing claims against Firm’s client.
  • L.P., by and through his Next Friend, Tenyiah Patterson, et al. vs. Marian Catholic High School, et al.; Case No. 1:15-cv-11236; In the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.
    May 2016. Obtained dismissal of plaintiffs’ race discrimination and hair drug testing claims against Firm’s client under Rule 12(b)(6).
  • Certified EMS, Inc. d/b/a CPnS Staffing vs. Doctors Hospital 1997; L.P. d/b/a Doctors Hospital Tidwell; Cause No. 1056155-801; In the County Court at Law No. 2 of Harris County, Texas.
    April 2016.Obtained default judgment against delinquent account of Firm’s client and executed for entire judgment amount, plus fees and interest, by writ of garnishment.

 

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