Tag: Drug Testing

Court Upholds Random Drug Test of County Correction Officer Which Led to Officer’s Termination

Friday, October 24, 2014

On October 9, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a non-precedential summary order in Allen v. Sullivan County Sheriff sustaining the district court’s judgment below which held after a bench trial that defendants County of Sullivan, New York and the Sullivan County Sheriff did not violate the plaintiff correction officer’s right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution by subjecting her to a random drug test which eventually led to a termination of her employment with the Sullivan County Jail. Read More

State’s Highest Court Creates New Cause of Action Against Third-Party Drug Testing Laboratories for “Negligent Testing”

Friday, October 18, 2013

On October 10, 2013, the New York State Court of Appeals held by a 4-3 margin in Landon v. Kroll Laboratory Specialists that an individual may proceed with a lawsuit against Kroll Laboratory Specialists, Inc. (Kroll), a drug testing laboratory, for the alleged negligent testing of a biological sample. Read More