In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for November 13, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss an investigation report into financial problems with fire companies in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana who are accused of misusing $8.5 million in taxpayer funds; the filing of a suit by the widow of a Buffalo firefighter killed in a building fire earlier this year naming the city, the building owner, and a contractor; the dismissal of a suit by the widower of a firefighter who committed suicide after being harassed at work; a suit filed by an Arizona firefighter who claims he was terminated after he reported illegal conduct by a wildland corrections crew that he was supervising; and an appellate decision upholding the termination of a Boston firefighter for offensive social media posts.
Jefferson Parish Investigation Finds Fire Companies Misspent $8.5 Million
Buffalo LODD Suit Names City, Building Owner and Contractor
Illinois Harassment-Suicide Suit Dismissed By Agreement
Arizona Firefighter Claims Termination Was Retaliation for Reporting Illegal Conduct
Termination of Boston Firefighter For Offensive Posts Upheld