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Court Revives Paramedic's PTSD Claim

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 | 1

A Florida appellate court overturned a denial of benefits for a paramedic suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, saying the trial judge erroneously concluded she was not exposed to a qualifying event on her last day of work and was not entitled to benefits pursuant to statutory changes enacted in October 2018. The appeals court said Mandy Lynn Wyatt correctly asserted that her injury date was on her last day of employment in November 2018, at which point the statutory changes allowing first responders to seek indemnity benefits for PTSD had already gone into effect. "Because the...

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