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A bill was introduced in the Florida Legislature that would provide workers’ compensation benefits to Florida first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Senate Bill 516, by state Senator Keith Perry (R-Gainesville) would amend existing law that has barred police and firefighters from claiming mental injuries under workers’ compensation. The issue made national headlines last year after a police officer responding to the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando said he developed PTSD after spending hours processing a crime scene that including tagging and carrying out 49 dead bodies.

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