Tag Archives: malicious prosecution

Firefighters Dismissed From Malicious Prosecution Suit

The US District Court for the Eastern District of New York has dismissed two firefighters and a fire department from a lawsuit arising out of the arrest of a man who was accused of brandishing a firearm at one of the firefighters. The Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department, Daniel Maloney, and Robert Fineo were dismissed from a suit filed by Carl T. Semencic.

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Florida Retaliation Suit Voluntarily Dismissed

A lawsuit accusing the Town of Palm Beach, an Assistant Fire Chief and the town’s risk manager of malicious prosecution, negligent infliction of emotional distress, civil rights violations, false arrest/imprisonment and retaliation has been voluntarily dismissed.

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YCMTSU New Jersey Edition

A missing Championship Ring, a fire, allegations of theft, sexual harassment, retaliation, and politics. It's a story worthy of a law school final exam. The return to work of a suspended Paterson, New Jersey firefighter has brought to light a fact pattern that is hard to fathom.

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Michigan Chief Sues for Wrongful Termination

A Michigan fire chief who was wrongly accused of criminal misconduct and terminated, has filed suit against a township alleging defamation, malicious prosecution, and retaliation for testifying in an earlier case. Marquette Township fire chief Bob Sims was suspended last December and terminated in February, 2015.

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South Carolina Police-Fire Wars Arrest Leads to Wrongful Arrest Suit

Two South Carolina firefighters have filed suit against the local sheriff for false arrest and malicious prosecution following a police-fire wars skirmish last year. Fire Chief Andy Martin of the West Chester Volunteer Fire Department and his brother, firefighter Tommy Martin were arrested following an altercation with Chester County Sheriffs that occurred at the scene of a jackknifed tractor-trailer accident in February, 2014.

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