Tag Archives: Fairfax County Fire and Rescue

Virginia Court Rejects Application of Firefighter’s Rule

A Virginia court has rejected the claims of a waste management company that firefighters who were injured at a fire in 2017 are prohibited from suing by the Firefighter’s Rule. The suit was brought by firefighters Jeffrey W. Cockey and Andrew J. Neuhaus against Covanta Fairfax, Inc. alleging negligence and gross negligence.

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Fairfax County Fire Sued Again For Sexual Harassment

On the heals of a firefighter suicide associated with allegations of sex-based cyberbullying, two sexual harassment lawsuits, and an investigation into sexually inappropriate photos being posted by the department’s investigating officer, a female battalion chief has filed a sexual harassment suit.

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