Fire Law Roundup for October 10, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for October 10, 2022, Brad and Curt discussed an investigation into a scantily clad woman filmed exiting a San Jose fire truck and walking into a strip club; a ruling upholding the termination of a Georgia firefighter for an off-duty arrest; a ruling upholding the termination of a Florida fire lieutenant who was fired for refusing to return to work after being demoted for insubordination; a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by an LA County firefighter who was ordered to retire after suffering seizures; and disability discrimination suit filed by a captain in Minnesota who was terminated following PTSD related suicide attempts.

San Jose Investigating Scantily Clad Woman on Engine In Front of Strip Club https://www.firelawblog.com/2022/10/09/san-jose-investigating-scantily-clad-woman-on-engine-in-front-of-strip-club/

Termination of Georgia Firefighter Upheld

Termination of Georgia Firefighter Upheld

Court Upholds Termination of Florida Lieutenant

Court Upholds Termination of Florida Lieutenant

LA County Firefighter Sues Claiming Disability Discrimination Over Seizures

LA County Firefighter Sues Claiming Disability Discrimination Over Seizures

Terminated Minnesota Fire Captain Sues Claiming Disability Discrimination

Terminated Minnesota Fire Captain Sues Claiming Disability Discrimination

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 40 years of fire service experience and 30 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) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
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