After Media Exposure, Insurance Firm Reverses Claim Denial Against Tornado Hero

After Media Exposure, Insurance Firm Reverses Claim Denial Against Tornado Hero

After an AP story ran about it, an insurance company has reversed its decision to deny paying the medical bills of a man who barely survived the Joplin tornado while he tried to safeguard three developmentally disabled adults in the group home where he worked. [More]

Hero Social Worker Barely Survives Tornado, But Workers' Comp Gets Denied

Hero Social Worker Barely Survives Tornado, But Workers' Comp Gets Denied

Social worker Mark Lindquist almost gave his life to try to save the three developmentally disabled adults in his care when the big tornado hit Joplin, Missouri in May. But despite being impaled by metal in the course of his work and suffering other near-fatal injuries, his insurance company has denied his worker’s comp claims. [More]