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Two Gurney-Related Suits Filed Last Week

Two gurney-related suits were filed last week, one a wrongful death suit from Los Angeles County and the other a negligence suit from Richardson, Texas. In Los Angeles, the family of 91-year old Maria Landeros filed a wrongful death suit against the Los Angeles County Fire Department and Westmed Ambulance.

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Oklahoma LODD Prompts Wrongful Death Suit

The widow of an Oklahoma firefighter who drown last year in floodwaters has filed a wrongful death suit against the city. Claremore Fire Captain Jason Farley died on May 23, 2015 when he was pulled into a flooded storm drain while at the scene of a water rescue.

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Colerain Township LODD Suit Reinstated by Appeals Court

A wrongful death suit brought by the parents of an Ohio fire captain that was dismissed in 2014, has been reinstated by an appellate court against three of the four original defendants. Colerain Township Captain Robin Broxterman and Firefighter Brian Schira died in a house fire on April 4, 2008. Prior to becoming trapped, Captain Broxterman encountered difficulty contacting her pump operator to have her line charged and later reporting a mayday over the county’s digital trunked radio system.

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