Frentz pushing to pass bill that focuses on presumption of PTSD for first responders

By |2018-01-25T15:24:50-06:00January 25th, 2018|

The legislative session is still over three weeks away, but a local lawmaker is getting a head start on a bill that would provide the presumption of an on the job injury for first responders who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). State Senator Nick Frentz (D-North Mankato) says the measure would change current Minnesota law that says there is no presumption that a first time diagnosis of PTSD for police, fire or first responders comes from work. "We've seen countless examples through the years, not only in my 30 years of practicing law, but State Patrolmen who were at [...]