Heart Presumption and Other Presumptive Injuries

Workers' Compensation case law has determined that these presumption statutes "show a purpose of the Legislature to provide additional benefits for certain public employees whose services are both vital to the public interest and hazardous." The heart presumption is an important presumption to understand if you are a safety worker.

The purpose of this guide is not to educate you on the Heart Presumption and other presumptive injuries that many safety personnel enjoy.

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