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Benchmarks: Deputy who killed suspect denied comp for PTSD

State workers’ compensation laws typically have safeguards in place to prevent employees from gaming the system when seeking awards for purely mental injuries. Yesterday, an apologetic South Carolina Supreme Court decided that one such safeguard unfortunately required the denial of ...

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Death benefits denied for comp-related overdose

A wife was not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for her husband’s death from an accidental overdose of drugs, even though one of the drugs involved was prescribed for an on-the-job injury, the Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled in affirming ...

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