Tag Archives: curt varone

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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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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Fire Law Roundup for December 12, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for December 12, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss a race discrimination lawsuit filed by a Sacramento firefighter claiming he was harassed by supervisors and colleagues, a claim against the city of Baltimore by ...

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Fire Law Roundup for December 5, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for December 5, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss a suit filed by a Georgia battalion chief who claims she was improperly categorized as an exempt employee, and improperly denied overtime; an Illinois ruling ...

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Fire Law Roundup for November 14, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for November 14, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss the impact of the Massachusetts Human Resource Division to cancel all upcoming fire promotional examinations; a wildland firefighter who drove a US Forest Service engine ...

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Fire Law Roundup for October 31, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for October 31, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss a ruling that dismissed claims against four Oklahoma City firefighters who were accused of violating a patient’s civil rights by restraining him; a decision by ...

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Fire Law Roundup for October 17, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for October 17, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss a $1.6 million award in favor of IAFF Local 500 against the city of East Cleveland for a staffing violation, a lawsuit filed against the ...

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Fire Law Roundup for October 10, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for October 10, 2022, Brad and Curt discussed an investigation into a scantily clad woman filmed exiting a San Jose fire truck and walking into a strip club; a ruling upholding the termination ...

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Fire Law Roundup for October 3, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for October 3, 2022, Curt discusses a lawsuit filed by an Oregon woman who claims she was sexually abused and given stolen drugs by a fire department paramedic;  a lawsuit filed by a ...

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Fire Law Roundup for September 26, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for September 26, 2022, Bill Maccarone and Curt discuss an investigation into a San Francisco firefighter who was wearing a “Let’s Go Brandon” shirt on duty; a lemon law case filed by a ...

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Fire Law Roundup for September 19, 2022

In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for September 19, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss the case of a volunteer firefighter in Virginia charged with burning his own vehicle; a Kentucky fire chief charged with stealing from his department; a ...

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