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CT: Supporters of Chimp Attack Bill to Push for Passage in 2011 Legislative Session

HARTFORD, CT - A bill to provide police officers with workers' compensation after a traumatic encounter with a mammal died Wednesday night in the House of Representatives. Supporters say they will push to get the bill passed during the 2011 legislative session. Source: Stamford Advocate

WI: Gov. Signs Legislation to Protect Public Service Workers

Madison, WI (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor Jim Doyle today signed into law two bills that will protect firefighters, police officers and other public service workers and their families. The first bill, Senate Bill 520, requires that municipalities pay health insurance premiums for the families of firefighters...

CA: Officer's Workers' Comp Retaliation Claim Brings Police Dept. Politics,Tactics Under Scrutiny

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Officer Jane Warren, who resisted the San Francisco Police Department's attempts to eliminate the San Francisco Patrol Special Police, a special group of police officers who are allowed to charge clients for security services, died May 9 of ovarian cancer. According to her attorney...

VA: Gov. Extends Disability Benefits for State Police Officers

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 the length of time that a state police officer...

TX: Gov. Honors Fallen And Injured Texas Peace Officers And First Responders

Dallas, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - Gov. Rick Perry today honored peace officers, firefighters and emergency medical first responders who have been seriously injured or killed in the line of duty for the sacrifices they have made to protect Texans. The governor spoke at the annual Star of Texas Awards. ...

Cal. Comp. Cases May Advanced Postings (5/5/2011)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the May 2011 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. Robert D. Minton, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board, City of San Diego, PSI, Respondents ...

Police Officer Injured During Off Duty 5K Race: Cal. Comp. Cases January Advanced Postings (1/9/2013)

Here’s the second batch of advanced postings for the January 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com subscribers can link to the cases to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. City of Anaheim, PSI, Petitioner v. Workers' Compensation...