Tag Archives: burden shifting

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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NY Firefighter Loses Middle Eastern Ethnicity Discrimination Suit

An Ithaca firefighter who claims he was discriminated against and wrongfully terminated because he is of Middle Eastern decent, has lost his federal court lawsuit. Mark Hassan was terminated by the Ithaca Fire Department in 2011. US District Court Judge Michael A. Telesca had an entirely different take citing numerous examples of Hassan’s difficult personality.

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