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Texas: Police Sergeant’s Widow May Not Recover Wrongful Death Benefits Against Police Department
Posted on 8 Apr 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A widow’s civil action to recover damages from the Houston Police Department related to an incident in which her husband, a police sergeant, was killed in the line of duty by a man who was present in this country illegally, and who was subsequently... Read More

Iowa Supreme Court Rules Injured Worker Has Burden of Proof That “Wiggling His Butt” Was Not Disqualifying Horseplay
Posted on 29 Jul 2010 by Thomas A. Robinson

Vegors worked as a machine inspector for the water district, a company that installed rural water lines. He was injured at work when a pickup truck being driven by Byrd, a co-employee, struck him. The evidence indicated that at the time of injury Vegors... Read More

VA: Gov. Extends Disability Benefits for State Police Officers
Posted on 7 Jun 2010 by

Richmond, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor Bob McDonnell today signed legislation which will extend short term disability benefits for Virginia State Police officers injured in the line of duty. SB95, sponsored by Senator Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk), extends... Read More