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Washington Court of Appeals Upholds Fireman’s Rule

The Washington State Court of Appeals handed down a decision last month reaffirming the application of the Fireman’s Rule as a prohibition against suits by emergency responders in the state of Washington. The suit was filed by a firefighter, Wynn Loiland, who was struck by a vehicle while at the scene of a previous accident. At the time the roads were slippery and several accidents had previously occurred in addition to the original accident.

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