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Judy Kilburn v. Granite State Insurance Company

Issue revolves on whether the use and overdose of prescription pain medications broke the chain of causation. Case reaches Supreme Court of Tennessee and is later reversed and remanded. Lower court awards benefits to which Employer appeals. Presently, the Court holds that an overdose, i.e an independent actions that strays from the intended use/prescription breaks a chain of causation in regards to death, casually related to a work-related injury.