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11th Circuit Upholds Ruling in Favor of Miami Dade Fire Rescue and Three Firefighters

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling in favor of the Miami Dade Fire Rescue and 3 firefighter paramedics accused of negligence and deliberate indifference in their response to a medical run in 2019. Diana Cluff and Jacqueline Beaz filed suit accusing the medics of delaying their response, falsifying reports, and failing to attempt to resuscitate their father, Gustavo Beaz.

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Federal Claims Dismissed Against Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

A wrongful death lawsuit filed against Miami-Dade Fire Rescue has been remanded back to state court by the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida after the federal claims were dismissed. The lawsuit was filed last year by the family of Gustavo Beaz, who died in 2019.

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Strong Arm Loses to Dallas Fire

A prominent Dallas personal injury attorney has lost his lawsuit against the Dallas Fire Department over a 2008 apparatus accident. Brian Loncar, who advertises himself extensively on television as “The Strong Arm”, was driving his new $180,000 Bentley in May, ...

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