Lawsuit Challenging EMS Contract in Tennessee is Dismissed

A lawsuit challenging the award of an EMS provider contract by a Tennessee county to MedicOne Medical Response has been dismissed. The lawsuit was filed earlier this year by Unicoi County resident John Day against the county seeking to block the award to MedicOne because the county failed to “employ an open, fair, and competitive bidding process.”

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 45 years of fire service experience and 35 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014, 4th ed. 2022) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
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