In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for October 30, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss the discipline of three officers in the Casper Fire EMS Department; an Ohio firefighter charged with vehicular homicide following a fatal apparatus accident; a Florida Court of Appeals ruling granting workers comp benefits to the widow of a firefighter who died from brain cancer; a suit against the US Forest Service over three deaths due to flooding in an area of New Mexico ravaged by wildland fire; and a ruling by the Indiana Court of Appeals allowing a suit by an injured fire captain against a property owner despite the firefighter’s rule.
Discipline Problems in Casper Fire Prompt Media Deep-Dive
Ohio Firefighter Charged With Vehicular Homicide
Death Benefits Awarded to Florida Firefighter Who Died of Brain Cancer
US Forest Service Sued for New Mexico Flash Flood Deaths
Indiana Appeals Court Upholds Firefighter’s Right to Sue Despite Firefighter’s Rule