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

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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