Fire Law Roundup for November 27, 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for November 27, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a jury award of $250,000 to a former Houston firefighter against her former captain who shared an intimate video of her; a Minnesota city held in contempt of court for trying to start its own fire department; a ruling by a Michigan appeals court reinstating a wrongful death suit against the Detroit Fire Department in an apparatus crash case; a sexual harassment suit brought against a Missouri fire department; and the settlement of a suit brought against the State of Nevada by inmate firefighters over allegations of an unsafe workplace.

Jury Awards Former Houston Firefighter $250k Over Nude Video

Minnesota City Found in Contempt For Violating Injunction in FD Dispute

Fatal Detroit Fire Apparatus Crash Must Go to Trial

Missouri Fire Department Sued for Sexual Harassment

Nevada Settles Suit with Inmate Firefighters

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 45 years of fire service experience and 35 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014, 4th ed. 2022) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
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