In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for September 11, 2023, attorney Bill Podszus and Curt discuss a discrimination suit against the Buffalo Fire Department; the ruling upholding the termination of a Bridgeport firefighter for “bizarre behavior”; a wrongful death suit against a California fire department for an employee who committed suicide; the filing and settlement of a sexual harassment lawsuit against the Baltimore County Fire Department; and the filing of two cost-recovery lawsuits by fire departments seeking over $120 in damages for their response to wildland fires in California.
Buffalo Fire Facing Discrimination Suit Over Fire Academy
Termination of Connecticut Firefighter for Bizarre Behavior Upheld
Family Claims Fire District Failed To Stop Harassment Resulting in Suicide
Baltimore County Fire Accused of Failing to Promptly Investigate Harassment Allegations
Fire Agencies Seek Over $120 Million in Damages for Two California Wildland Fires