FIRST RESPONDER PSYCH COVERAGE
PSYCHOLOGICAL TRAUMA FOR POLICE OFFICERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS: NEW COVERAGE UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW
Over the past three decades, the law has steadily limited workers’ compensation coverage for many kinds of psychological trauma. However, last year the Legislature reversed course and expanded the coverage of psychological trauma for police officers and first responders. That expansion has now been reviewed by the Appellate Division, Third Department in a case called McMillan v. Town of New Castle, which was decided on June 28, 2018.
Read our article about this issue here First Responder Psych Coverage