Post-Traumatic Stress Injury

Last legislative session bills were introduced in an effort to provide assistance to first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress injury or PTSI.  The League believes post-traumatic stress injury is a serious illness that should be addressed from a prevention perspective first and foremost. However, previous bill language would have created an uninsurable workers’ compensation benefit, leading to extremely high insurance premiums and a diversion of local tax dollars.