Tag Archives: spoliation

Orlando Firefighter Sues For Wrongful Termination

The Orlando firefighter who was terminated for audio recording the rant of a City Commissioner while on a medical run, has filed suit for wrongful termination and retaliation. Firefighter-Paramedic Joshua L. Granada was terminated after he used his cellphone to record a hostile verbal encounter with City Commissioner Regina Hill.

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Connecticut Fatal Fire Spoliation Suit Settled

A lawsuit against the city of Stamford stemming from a fire that killed five members of a family on Christmas morning in 2011, has been settled on the eve of trial. The fire killed Lomer and Pauline Johnson, as well as their three granddaughters. The girls’ mother, Madonna Badger and Michael Borcina, barely escaped the blaze.

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Los Alamos Bathroom Cam Case Settled for $850k

The sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a female firefighter who was the target of an infamous bathroom cam stunt back in 2010 has been settled for $850,000. Jessie Noah was the target of a video camera hidden in the towel dispenser in the women’s bathroom in a Los Alamos County fire station in October, 2010.

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$5 Million Settlement in Stamford Fire

A fatal fire that claimed the lives of five people in Stamford, Connecticut on Christmas morning, 2011 is in the news with word that one of the defendants who was sued for wrongful death has agreed to settle by paying $5 million.

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Ohio Chief Accuses Fire Board of Conspiracy and Racketeering

Fire Chief David Fulmer has been waging the battle of his life as he fights to regain his reputation following being terminated from the West Licking Joint Fire District in 2012 and again 2014. Chief Fulmer was terminated in 2012 on vague charges related to computer misuse, but was widely believed to have been targeted for replacement due to animosity that had developed between him and the board of trustees

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Wisconsin Firefighters Face Discipline Over Cellphone Recording

Two Kenosha, Wisconsin union officials are facing suspensions for their role in a complicated case where a cellphone allegedly recorded a discussion that took place after they stepped out of a meeting with the fire chief. But the case raises a number of more complicated issues involving criminal law, evidence, and even a Constitutional question or two!!!

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Victim of Infamous Los Alamos Bathroom Cam Files Suit

The female firefighter who was the target of an infamous bathroom cam stunt back in 2010 has filed suit against the Los Alamos County Fire Department and the firefighters who allegedly perpetrated the “extreme sexual exploitation”. Jessie Noah was the ...

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Fireground Photos, Facebook, and Discipline

I received a great question today, and wanted to add it to the online discussion: Have there been any cases or instances of firefighters receiving reprimands or disciplinary action for posting fire pictures on their Facebook page? Answer: Yes there ...

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