Pa. cop may finally get health coverage

Second injury was ruled unrelated to police work so he was denied benefits, including coverage for his wife and kids


The Philadelphia Daily News

PHILADELPHIA — Gov. Rendell, in his final days in office, is seeking to correct injustices that his administration created for an injured state trooper and the trooper's family.

After reading accounts in this column last month of Bradford County Trooper Scott Hawley's years-long battle with bureaucracy, the governor got directly involved and called for cutting through officialdom to, as Rendell said, "do the right thing."

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