Tag Archives: Brad Pinsky

Fire Law Roundup for January 15, 2024

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for January 15, 2024, Brad and Curt discuss an FLSA Overtime and retaliation suit out of Phoenix; an appellate ruling on the appropriate calculation of the death benefit of Missouri volunteer firefighters; an ...

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Fire Law Annual Review for 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup Brad and Curt review the highlight cases from 2023.  Here are Brad’s top cases: 1Louisiana Firefighters Claim Fingerprinting is Unconstitutional2KC MO Firefighter Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Fatal Apparatus Accident3Nashville Sued by Driver ...

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Neighborhood Fire Contract Wars

Every once in a while, a would-be litigant takes a “shot over the bow” of a neighbor mutual aid fire department when the continued service of the fire company is on the line. A trend across the nation appears to involve municipal consideration of other fire companies to serve the territory traditionally served by the complaining fire company.

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Fire Law Roundup for October 23, 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for October 23, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a lawsuit by an Iowa firefighter injured when the engine on which he was riding collided with a piece of farm machinery being driven by ...

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Fire Law Roundup for August 28, 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for August 28, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a lawsuit filed by Maui County against local utility companies over the recent wildfires; a suit by a former Alabama captain claiming he was passed ...

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Fire Law Roundup for May 29, 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for May 29, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a St. Louis firefighter accused of using a credit card that belongs to the victim of a vehicular accident; the former fire chief of Denton ...

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Fire Law Roundup for April 24, 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for April 24, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a suit seeking to block a decision to resume EMS transports by the Lockport (NY) Fire Department; a lawsuit naming three former Memphis firefighters accused ...

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Fire Law Roundup for April 3, 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for April 3, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss the settlement of a lawsuit brought by the brother of a man whose body was used for intubation practice by a Washington state fire department; ...

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Fire Law Roundup for January 30, 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for January 30, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a race discrimination lawsuit filed by a paid-on-call lieutenant in Michigan; a ruling by the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division that four fire departments ...

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Fire Law Roundup for January 23, 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for January 23, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a lawsuit filed by the family of a woman who suffered a stroke, but was mistaken for being under the influence; a discrimination lawsuit filed ...

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Fire Law Roundup for January 9, 2023

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for January 9, 2023, Brad and Curt discuss a ruling out of Montgomery, Alabama upholding the resignation of a chief officer who claims be was constructively discharged; a claim my a Mobile firefighter ...

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The Five Craziest Fire Law Stories of 2022

Happy New Year to everyone out there! May 2023 be the year that ends Covid, the war in Ukraine, and all the seemingly unsolvable challenges we faced in 2022, individually and collectively. Here is my listing of the TOP FIVE CRAZIEST fire law stories from 2022.

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Fire Law Roundup for December 19, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for December 19, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by a DC firefighter who claims an officer sexually assaulted her in the firehouse; a ruling by the Massachusetts Civil ...

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