Tag Archives: workplace violence

Fire Law Roundup – May 23, 2022

In this week’s edition of Fire Law Roundup for May 23, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss a discipline case out of New Britain, Connecticut arising out of the overdose death of a firefighter; an assault case out of San Francisco; a new Oklahoma law allowing fire trucks to transport EMS patients in extreme emergencies; and a union free-speech case out of Port Houston, Texas.

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Fire Law Roundup – January 24, 2022

In this session of Fire Law Roundup, Brad and Curt discuss the lawsuits arising out of the Los Angeles County firehouse shooting incident on June 1, 2021, a second suit filed in the KCMO fatal apparatus accident lawsuit in December, ...

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Two Suits Filed Over LA County Firehouse Shooting

Two lawsuits were filed last week over the shooting at a Los Angeles County fire station last year. Heidi Carlon, the widow of firefighter Tory Carlon, filed suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court naming the estate of the firefighter-shooter, Jonathan Patrick Tatone, and the county as defendants.

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Confederate Flag Prompts Protective Order Request in Maryland

The response of a Montgomery County firefighter to seeing a Confederate Flag above a colleague's license plate has led his colleagues to seek a court protective order against him. The strange case began on July 18 when Firefighter Idris Debruhl took issue with what he saw on Firefighter Charles Lee’s personal vehicle.

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