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Florida considers Alternate Comp Bill for PTSD Coverage

Less than a month after the introduction a Florida bill that would provide workers compensation coverage for first responders with post-traumatic stress disorder, a separate bill is making its rounds in the state Senate that aims to reduce hurdles for police officers and firefighters claiming mental injuries.

Senate Bill 1088 was introduced Monday by Florida Sen. Victor Torres, D-Osceola, and would provide workers comp for firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and law enforcement officers who suffer a mental injury — regardless of whether they have an accompanying physical injury — and have a “preponderance” of evidence showing the mental injury arose out of their work, according to a copy of the bill posted online. The legislation would also provide survivor benefits to family members if the mental injury results in the death of the first responder.

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