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Connecticut Ambulance Company to Pay for Ex-EMT’s Surgery

Joe Tomaso contracted hepatitis C on the job & fought for workers' compensation benefits


 
 

Claims Journal | | Friday, January 27, 2012


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DANBURY, Conn. -- A former emergency medical technician who says he contracted hepatitis C on the job will receive a liver transplant and post-operative care paid for in a settlement with Danbury Ambulance and its insurance carrier.

The News Times of Danbury reports that Joe Tomaso fought for workers’ compensation benefits and medical care for more than a decade. He said he contracted hepatitis C during a routine call in 1998.

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W. Haven Ex-EMT Speaks on His Landmark Insurance Case


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