Those hopes were quickly dashed Monday when he heard the city's insurer was still contesting his claims for post-traumatic stress disorder and kidney failure after he was shot during a training session at the
"It's just another setback," said Roselle, after his latest hearing before the Worker's
Roselle, who has had Type-1 diabetes for more than 30 years, claims the conditions are a direct result of the shooting and have nothing to do with the pre-existing disorder.
"It is our contention that these benefits represent weekly temporary total disability payments, which translates into non-legalese, as 'because of the injuries he has sustained that he is incapable of working,'" Paradisi said.
The latest hearing for Roselle served as a stark reminder for his wife,
"I am having a hard time understanding how my husband, who dedicated himself to the city of
Under the partial worker's compensation, which was reinstated
The money, however, has done little to help Roselle with the "emotional rollercoaster" he's been on since the shooting, according to his wife.
"I don't see how someone can get shot and not have PTSD, or get shot and six months later need a new kidney. It's just so frustrating,"
(c)2018 The Hour (Norwalk, Conn.)
Visit The Hour (Norwalk, Conn.) at www.thehour.com
Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.