Tag Archives: Pierce Manufacturing Inc.

Firefighters Must Pay Federal Signal’s Attorneys Fees In Hearing Loss Loss

The US Third Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a trial court ruling awarding Federal Signal Corporation more than $127,000 in legal fees and costs from a group of eleven Washington DC firefighters. The suit was originally filed against E-One, Inc., Pierce Manufacturing, Inc, Seagrave Fire Apparatus, LLC, and Federal Signal Corporation for product liability associated with their hearing loss.

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NJ Hearing Loss Case Removed to Federal Court

A hearing loss case filed earlier this year by 34 New Jersey firefighters has been removed from state Superior Court to US District Court at the request of Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. The case was brought by the firefighters against American Lafrance, Federal Signal, Kovatch Mobile Equipment, Mack Trucks, Inc., Pierce, and Seagrave Fire Apparatus claiming the defendants are responsible for their hearing loss as a result of repeated exposure to siren noise.

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