In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for May 15, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a suit seeking compensation for fire academy recruits in the Los Angeles County Fire Department who were quarantined in a hotel during the COVID19 pandemic; suits by two Pennsylvania families who lost their homes in separate fires after firefighters were unable to get water from area fire hydrants; a lawsuit filed by the San Jose Mercury News seeking to obtain public records related to the San Jose Fire Department’s investigation into the Pink Poodle strip club incident; the settlement of a race and gender discrimination suit brought by an Omaha firefighter; and a jury verdict awarding a California fire chief $4.1 million for wrongful termination.
LA County Facing Quarantine-Related FLSA Suit
Pennsylvania Families Blame Hydrant Failures For Losses of Homes to Fires
San Jose Fire’s Pink Poodle Strip Club Case Won’t Go Away Quietly
Omaha Settles Race-Gender Discrimination Suit for $275k
California Jury Awards Fired Chief $4.1 Million