PTSD News

Washington Family to Get Insurance Benefits from Line-Of-Duty Death

A new Washington state law has helped allow the family of a firefighter who died in the line of duty to collect insurance benefits from his death. The Longview Daily News reported that the law recognizes PTSD as an occupational …

Connecticut Revisits Workers’ Comp for First Responders With PTSD

The Connecticut General Assembly is revisiting whether to grant workers’ compensation coverage for certain first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, such as those who responded to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Following a couple years of …

Former Montana Deputy Sues Over Lack of PTSD Treatment

A former Gallatin County, Mont. sheriff’s deputy who faces trial in May on charges that he mistreated a prisoner three years ago is suing the county claiming he did not receive adequate treatment for job-related mental health issues. The Bozeman …