In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for September 4, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a lawsuit filed by a volunteer firefighter with the Hawaii County Fire Department who was burned at a wildland fire in 2021; a suit filed by a captain with a California fire department claiming disability discrimination after he was not allowed to return to full-duty following a non-work-related injury; a ruling by the Ohio Supreme Court about when a vacancy occurs for civil service promotional list purposes; the termination of a firefighter who has a sexual harassment suit pending in Washington state; and the dismissal of a suit brought by a probational Denver recruit who was unable to complete her probationary requirements due to an injury.
Hawaii Firefighter Sues Over 2021 Burn Injuries
California Captain Files Disability Discrimination Suit
Ohio Supreme Court Defines Vacancy for Fire Service Promotional Purposes
Fire District Schedules Disciplinary Hearing For Firefighter Claiming Sexual Harassment
Denver Prevails Again on Discrimination Claim