Public Safety Employee Benefits Act
This legislation exists to provide public safety employees and their families with health care benefits should they suffer a catastrophic injury while performing their duties.
There has been much debate on the definition of ‘catastrophic’ since this is what triggers benefits under this Act.
Public employees who wish to maximize their benefits should realize that nuances can make a difference of thousands of dollars in benefits. Retaining the services of an experienced public safety pension attorney who can navigate through the complexities of these requirements can make the difference between being financially secure or financially stressed.