Tag Archives: Los Angeles County Fire Department

LA County Sued By Relative Of Patient Over Transport

A woman who claims she was prevented from transporting a relative to the hospital in her car by two Los Angeles County firefighters, has filed suit alleging they violated her civil rights. Vanessa Joy Calhoun filed suit yesterday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

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LA County Fire Sued for $10.4 Million Over Restraint of Seizure Patient

A man who claims he was handcuffed and restrained while having an epileptic seizure has filed a $10.4 million suit against the California Highway Patrol and Los Angeles County Fire Department. Jason Cook is seeking is damages from the State of California, five CHP officers, LA County, four firefighters, a captain and the fire chief for physical, psychological, and emotional injuries he claims are severe.

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LA County Groin Kick Suit Results in No Liability

The Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeals has upheld a trial court ruling that a Los Angeles County fire captain who kicked one of his firefighters in the groin while demonstrating a self-defense move is not liable for the harm the resulted. The facts of the case are quite involved and go back to 2011.

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LA County Sued for Wrongful Death in Apparatus Accident

The family of a man killed last July in a collision with a Los Angeles County fire apparatus is suing the county and the driver for wrongful death. Eric Stein, 36, was killed on July 31, 2015 when the car he was driving collided with a Los Angeles County Fire Department camp crew vehicle.

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LA County Settles EMS Claim for $250k

The County of Los Angeles has settled a negligence claim filed by the family of a 17 year old victim who was allowed to decline aid, but later lapsed into a vegetative coma where he has remained for over two ...

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