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Workers' comp coverage for first responders with PTSD

First responders are on the front lines, dealing with traumatic events as they happen. Whether you are a firefighter, a paramedic or other type of first responder, you may encounter situations that are hard to handle and that put you under serious stress and strain.

Can you work a second job while you collect workers' comp benefits?

No, you cannot work a second job while collecting workers' compensation benefits. In early September, a woman in Waterbury was arrested for collecting $22,000 in workers' compensation benefits while allegedly working another job.

Top 2 benefits of hiring a board-certified workers' comp lawyer

Many attorneys list on their websites that they handle workers' compensation claims. However, attorneys who are generalists may not have the focused experience necessary to handle every aspect of a claim and anticipate issues that can come up down the road.

High-stress jobs can lead to serious health issues

Working in a high-stress environment - whether as a police officer, a firefighter or in a similar job - can take a toll on your health. It can lead to high blood pressure, which is also known as hypertension. Over time, high blood pressure can cause other serious health complications.

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