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Court Rejects Claims of Disability Discrimination by Indianapolis Firefighter

An Indianapolis firefighter who was terminated in 2020 for being absent without leave, has lost his federal court lawsuit. Sanjiv Neal claimed the department violated the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and 42 U.S.C. § 1983, plus committed wrongful termination, negligent infliction of emotional distress, negligent supervision, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

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Colorado Fire Chief Sues Fire District for $1 Million

A Colorado fire chief who was terminated last year while on leave for post traumatic stress disorder is suing his former department for $1 million. Former fire chief Bob Harvey is suing the Black Forest Fire Rescue Protection District for defamation, emotional harm and wrongful termination.

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