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Workers’ Compensation – Mental-Mental Injury – ‘Unusual or Extraordinary Condition’ – Deputy Sheriff – Fatal Shooting (access required)

Bentley v. Spartanburg County Although shooting a suspect is rare for a deputy sheriff, it is not an “unusual or extraordinary condition” as required by S.C. Code Ann. § 42-1-160. Therefore, the plaintiff-deputy cannot recover for the depression and post-traumatic stress disorder that he suffers as a result of fatally shooting a suspect who threatened him.

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