Tag Archives: duty

Detroit EMT Convicted of Wilful Neglect

Former Detroit Fire Department EMT Ann Marie Thomas was convicted of willful neglect charges for failing to respond to an incident in 2015 that led to the death of an eight-month-old girl. Thomas was reportedly less than a mile from the scene and took six minutes to drive there. She then parked her unit on a street corner away from the residence while waiting for other units to arrive.

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FDNY Dispatcher Cleared in Au Bon Pain Case

Another chapter has come to a close in one of the most controversial YCMTSU cases ever, but not before one more dose of controversy. And despite 3 ½ years since the story first broke, misinformation about the case continues to ...

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NY City EMTs – the Duty to Act

A recent incident in New York City once again raises the question of duty to act. Does an off-duty EMT have a duty to render aid to a citizen in distress? While it will take years for the legal issues ...

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