Tag Archives: breach of warranty

Illinois Cities Suing Pierce Over Warranty Claims

The City of Charleston, Illinois is joining six other municipalities in filing a class action lawsuit against Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. over a breach of warranty claim on fire apparatus. The lawsuit alleges that Pierce and Global Fire Equipment Inc. granted a lifetime warranty on the frames of its fire trucks for rust and corrosion damage.

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NJ Hearing Loss Case Removed to Federal Court

A hearing loss case filed earlier this year by 34 New Jersey firefighters has been removed from state Superior Court to US District Court at the request of Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. The case was brought by the firefighters against American Lafrance, Federal Signal, Kovatch Mobile Equipment, Mack Trucks, Inc., Pierce, and Seagrave Fire Apparatus claiming the defendants are responsible for their hearing loss as a result of repeated exposure to siren noise.

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St. Pete Firefighters Sue MSA Over Cairns 1044 Helmets

Four St. Petersburg, Florida firefighters filed suit against Mine Safety Appliances and a local vendor earlier this month claiming that their Cairns 1044 fire helmets injured their necks and backs. They join firefighter Scott Crowell who filed the identical suit in 2013.

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Jury Awards $10.6 Million to NY Firefighter

Yesterday a jury in New York awarded a severely injured firefighter $10.6 million in damages against Scott Technologies, and agreed to reconvene today to consider an award of punitive damages. However, in a settlement announced this afternoon, the parties agreed ...

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