In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for March 14, 2023, Bill Maccarone and Curt discuss a lawsuit filed by an Alabama fire department against a Florida-based dry cleaner over damage to seven Santa costumes; criminal charges brought against a former Georgia fire chief for using a departmental credit card to purchase approximately $200 of gasoline for a personal vehicle; the settlement an FLSA overtime lawsuit brought by four California battalion chiefs; a suit by a woman injured in a collision caused by “equipment or firehose” coming off a Nashville fire truck; a suit brought by a San Francisco firefighter who claims he was assaulted by a colleague while both were off-duty naming the other firefighter, the city, the fire chief, two other chief officers, and two company officers; and the $28.5 million settlement of the Vanessa Bryant lawsuit against Los Angeles County over the Kobe Bryant the helicopter crash scene photos.
Alabama Fire Department Sues Florida Cleaner Over Damage to Santa Apparel
Former GA Chief Facing Charges for Use of Credit Card
Court Approves Settlement of Overtime Claims Brought by California Battalion Chiefs
Nashville Sued by Driver Over Collision Due To Hose Falling Off Apparatus
Off-Duty Assault Leads to Suit Against SFFD
LA County Settles With Vanessa Bryant for $28.5 Million