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Palm Beach County Firefighter Sues Under ADA

A Palm Beach County firefighter has filed suit claiming he is being discriminated against by his superiors on account of a perceived psychological disability. FF Victor Hernandez filed suit earlier this month in Palm Beach County Circuit Court alleging a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Firefighter DNA an Issue in Connecticut Lawsuit

Several Connecticut firefighters have found themselves in the middle of a court battle over the need for them to provide DNA samples in a complicated case involving the death of an attorney. The suit was brought in US District Court by the father of Gugsa Abraham Dabela, who died on April 5, 2014.

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Firefighter’s Mom Seeks Change In Culture

The mother of deceased Fairfax County firefighter Nicole Mittendorf is sounding off about her daughter’s death and the culture of bullying that contributed to it. Marde Clardy was quoted by WUSA Channel 9 as saying “No other parent needs to live with what I’ve gone through.”

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Fired Missouri Chief Gains Reprieve

A Missouri deputy chief who was fired in 2011 and sued unsuccessfully for wrongful termination to get his job back, has been rehired by the same department as assistant fire chief. Deputy Chief Cary Spiegel was one of four chief ...

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Alameda Not Liable for Drowning Suicide

The lawsuit brought against the city of Alameda for not rescuing a suicidal man who drown himself in San Francisco Bay two years ago has been dismissed. Raymond Zack, 52, committed suicide by wading out into the frigid waters off ...

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Alameda Drowning Suit Filed

As the anniversary of the Memorial Day 2011 drowning of Raymond Zack approaches, his family filed a wrongful death suit against the city and county of Alameda. The suit was filed Friday in Alameda County Superior Court alleging that officials ...

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