Judge Grants Request for Trial for Family of Firefighter
EDINBURG – The trial will move forward for the family of a McAllen firefighter who died from cancer.
The city of McAllen filed a lawsuit in order to keep the widow of the firefighter from receiving benefits in 2016.
Cristela Torres and her family began receiving benefits after his death in 2012; they believe the cancer was an occupational disease.
The judge granted the family’s request for the trial Monday afternoon.
KRGV’s Valerie Gonzalez has the details.
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