Judge Grants Request for Trial for Family of Firefighter

3 years 10 months 4 weeks ago Monday, March 11 2019 Mar 11, 2019 March 11, 2019 6:23 PM March 11, 2019 in News - Local

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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