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First Responders Sue after Chemical Plant Meltdown during Hurricane Harvey

First Responders Sue after Chemical Plant Meltdown during Hurricane Harvey March 9, 2018. By Brenda Craig.
Crosby, TX If they'd been told just how dangerous the Arkema Inc. chemical plant could become the plaintiffs would have taken more precautions, but according to the statement of claim filed in a Texas court, Arkema's failure to warn authorities and the public resulted in serious injuries to a team of first responders and nearby residents.
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Family of Shooting Victim Files First Responder Injury Lawsuit

Family of Shooting Victim Files First Responder Injury Lawsuit May 30, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Denver, CO: A purported drug raid two years ago that left a Colorado man dead and his family allegedly traumatized has now become a wrongful death and first responder injury lawsuit, with the victim’s family and estate filing a case just days ago in Colorado.
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State Legislatures on Track to Reform Workers' Compensation for First Responders

State Legislatures on Track to Reform Workers' Compensation for First Responders May 6, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Denver, CO: Many state legislatures in the US spent the first quarter considering reform proposals that increased coverage for first responders who suffer mental stress injuries, according to Business Insurance.
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Retired Frontline Workers Can Make Worker Compensation Claims

Retired Frontline Workers Can Make Worker Compensation Claims March 28, 2017. By Brenda Craig.
Los Angeles, CA It’s a bargain made long ago with the men and women who run towards danger when the rest of us are running away from it.
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Failure to Train is Core of Police Shooting Problems

Failure to Train is Core of Police Shooting Problems September 2, 2016. By Brenda Craig.
Tampa, FL Gaps in training are a likely cause of death and injury at the hands of police officers in the US according to one veteran police officer and instructor in law enforcement procedures. Tom Bosley, who served as a Florida law enforcement officer for over 30 years, says when deadly shootings make the headlines one of the first questions to be asked should be about the training the officer had to deal with that situation.
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