The Nebraska Supreme court ordered Farmers Insurance to pay costs of mental health treatment for a worker that was shot by robbers of a retail store. The employee claimed that he suffered PTSD and became chemically dependent as a result of shooting and asked for costs of treatment. Insurance company hired psychiatrist to minimize the injuries of the worker and blame his injuries on prior drug use.The court ordered the insurance company to pay temporary disability benefits and the cost of chemical dependency treatment. The worker claimed he used alcohol to deal with the nightmares that he suffered as a result of the attack.The worker was represented by Dirk Block, an attorney.

Sean D. Cuddigan
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