Under Florida law, the defense of intoxication can be asserted by an employer when his employee makes a claim for workmen's compensation. Section 440.09(3) of the Florida Statutes deals in pertinent part with the defense of intoxication wherein: "No compensation shall be payable if the injury was occasioned primarily by the intoxication of the employee..'
"Workmen's Compensation: What if the Employer Gets The Employee Drunk?,"
Nova Law Review: Vol. 3
, Article 13.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/nlr/vol3/iss1/13