Tag Archives: subrogation

Insurer Sues Over Apparatus Fire

A lawsuit has been filed by an insurer over a fire that destroyed a West Virginia fire truck in 2019. The Arch Insurance Co. filed suit this month against Shaffer Ford and Ford Motor Company for the destruction of a 2004 Ford F-Super Duty 550 owned by the Aurora Volunteer Fire Department.

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Rural Metro Sued For Tucson Rekindle

The insurance company for the owners of an Arizona house that burned in 2016 is suing the Rural Metro Fire Department for failing to fully extinguish an earlier blaze at the house. The January 9, 2016 fire destroyed the home of Jack and Connie Donovan in Tucson, causing an estimated $641,886 in damage

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Fireman’s Rule and Recovering for Injuries

Today’s burning question: I am a career firefighter and tore my left MCL on a medical call when a patient kicked me. I am receiving worker's comp, but I was wondering if a firefighter has the ability recover from the responsible party? Answer: A firefighter's ability to recover is going to depend initially on your state’s interpretation of the “Fireman’s Rule”.

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6 Alarm Fire Leads to Suit in Arizona

A six-alarm warehouse fire in June of 2012 has resulted in a lawsuit against the cities of Gilbert and Mesa over problems with water supply. The fire destroyed the Farnsworth Wholesale Company’s warehouse, causing over $8 million in damages. When ...

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