PTSD News

Dog Loved by Veteran Could Be Euthanized After Biting Two

MARIETTA, Ohio — The McCabe residence on Franklin Street is not an ordinary household. Russell, 52, and Christy, 47, have visitors who include motorcycle club members, people seeking Russell’s expertise in mechanics and construction, and sometimes people who, like Russell, …

Families Defrauded by Unregulated Service Dog Trainers

About the photo: This photo shows Mark Mathis, owner of Ry-Con Service Dogs, during a training session with Ella Peluso and her service dog, Puzzle 2. It was taken May 23, 2018, at Ry-Con’s former facilities in Raleigh, N.C. APEX, …

Passenger Sues Southwest, Claims PTSD After Blast on Flight

Southwest Airlines Co. was sued by a passenger who witnessed the “horror” when an exploding engine part shattered a cabin window 20 minutes into a flight from New York-LaGuardia airport. Lilia Chavez says she was sitting three rows behind the …

Nebraska High Court’s Workers’ Comp Ruling for Assaulted Nurse Stands

The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday upheld a workers’ compensation ruling requiring a Kearney hospital to pay the salary of a former nurse who says she’s unable to work because of psychological injuries she received from three assaults at the …

Connecticut Revisits Workers’ Comp for First Responders With PTSD

The General Assembly is revisiting whether to grant workers’ compensation coverage for certain first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, such as those who responded to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Following a couple years of consecutive …