High Court to Decide Whether Personal Injury Claims May be Brought Under RICO

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court will determine whether civil personal injury claims can be brought under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act in a case in which a trucker lost his job for testing positive for THC after taking CBD products manufactured by three companies.

On April 29, the high court granted a petition for certiorari filed by defendants Medical Marijuana Inc. (MMI), Dixie Holdings LLC, and Red Dice Holdings LLC, which challenges a 2nd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that the plaintiff could recover his lost earnings under the RICO Act.

Commercial truck driver Douglas …


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