Fire Law Roundup for June 24, 2024

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for June 24, 2024, Brad and Curt discuss a New York EMT sentenced for falsifying a court transcript; the dismissal of a contentious conspiracy case out of the Latrobe, PA Fire Department; a remand of a vaccine mandate case out of Spokane WA; the settlement of a wage dispute in Houston for $1.5 Billion; and a lawsuit filed over the discipline of a union official for contacting a city official about an unsafe condition outside a firehouse.

NY EMT and Commissioner Sentenced

Court Dismisses Pennsylvania Firefighter’s Conspiracy Suit

Ninth Circuit Reinstates Spokane Vaccine Case Back to District Court

Houston Finally Resolves Wage Lawsuit with $1.5 Billion Settlement

Boston Firefighters Accuse City of First Amendment Violation for Disciplining Union Official

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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