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Fire Law Roundup for August 8, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for August 8, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss a New Jersey lawsuit alleging firefighters responded to a fatal fire after drinking at a local event; a ruling that dismissed a lawsuit challenging Los ...

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Fire Law Roundup for July 11, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for July 11, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss an Indiana lawsuit alleging gender discrimination by a female EMT alleging male firefighters were punished less harshly; manslaughter charges against a dispatcher for refusing to ...

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Maine Drowning Suit to Proceed

A federal court judge has refused to dismiss a wrongful death - civil rights lawsuit against the City of Portland and a firefighter, brought by the family of a man who drowned in 2020. Eric Cohen died on April 12, 2020 after he fled from police and jumped into the frigid bay waters.

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Conviction of Virginia Firefighter Upheld

The Virginia Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a firefighter on criminal charges of the unauthorized use of a vehicle because he drove a fire truck that he was not authorized to drive, to an emergency. Charles Raymond Arrington was convicted of violating VA Code § 18.2-102 over an incident that occurred on March 11, 2020.

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