More than 100 Wisconsin firefighters and emergency responders lobbied for a bill Wednesday that they say will save lives.

The bill would remove barriers for public safety officers to get worker’s compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Because of a 1974 Supreme Court decision, to get worker’s compensation, public safety officers must demonstrate a PTSD diagnosis based on extraordinary stress above what is usually experienced by others on the job.
– PUB DATE: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: WISC-TV Channel 3000.com Madison
Source: SEAFC National Fire News

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