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Bridgeport Firefighter Loses Third Bid To Reverse Termination

A Bridgeport, Connecticut firefighter who was terminated in 2012 following his arrest for insurance fraud, has lost a third lawsuit alleging that he was wrongful terminated. James Jackson was accused of falsely reporting that several thousand dollars worth of personal items had been stolen in a burglary in order to collect from his insurer.

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Bridgeport Prevails in Suit Over Warehouse Fire

The Connecticut Court of Appeals has rejected the claims of a building owner who sought to hold the Bridgeport Fire Department liable for a major warehouse fire that resulted in a toxic waste cleanup costing the EPA over $2.3 million. 25 Grant Street LLC, filed suit alleging the fire department’s failure to conduct inspections coupled with a decision to apply water to “a small fire” in a building containing drums of toxic chemicals, led to the damages.

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Bridgeport Firefighter Claims Pregnancy Discrimination

A Bridgeport, Connecticut firefighter is suing in federal court over pregnancy related discrimination. Regina Scates claims that the Bridgeport Fire Department “refused to accommodate [her] pregnancy and forced her to take [unpaid] leave from her position as firefighter"...

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Bridgeport Firefighter Claims Pregnancy Discrimination

A pregnant Bridgeport, Connecticut firefighter whose light duty assignment reached the maximum allowed under the collective bargaining agreement has been placed on unpaid and unrequested maternity leave. Firefighter Regina Scates and her attorney, former mayor Thomas Bucci, are threatening suit ...

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