Deputy's PTSD from Killing Attacker Meets Ariz. Compensability Requirements
Phoenix, AZ (WorkersCompensation.com) – Workplace injuries that result in mental health challenges typically aren’t compensable unless special circumstances merit coverage under state law.
According to the Arizona Supreme Court in France v. Gila County, 481 P.3d 1162 (Ariz. 2021), a law enforcement officer shooting someone who approached him with a shotgun and then watching him die was such a circumstance.
A deputy developed post-traumatic stress disorder after ...
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