Bloomberg – Louisiana: Huber v. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Fla., Inc.,

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Ex-Blue Cross Worker Who Uses CBD for Migraines Gets Bias Trial

May 17, 2022, 6:28 AM

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Florida Inc. may have violated federal and Louisiana disability discrimination laws when it fired a long-time employee who uses CBD oil for her severe migraines after she failed a drug test, a New Orleans federal judge ruled.

A jury could find BCBS failed to accommodate Michelle Huber’s hemiplegic migraines, which “cause one-sided weakness and total impairment,” typically for three days per occurrence, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana said. It could also find the company fired Huber after more than 15 years because of her disability and that it interfered …

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