By Hal Dardick
CHICAGO — Chicago officials have issued more than $1.2 million in penalty payment checks to hundreds of paramedics who a federal court judge determined ...
Normally, I would caution people from a rush to judgement; it’s dangerous to draw conclusions without all of the information, like in the Eutisha Rennix case in New York, where the EMTs ...
By Sherri Borden Colley
The Herald News
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — A Fall River woman who claims volunteer firefighters wore dirty gloves and used no antiseptic during an “invasive ...
We’ve represented hundreds of EMS agencies and ambulance services of all types and sizes as a national EMS law firm. Early in our more than 15 years practicing EMS law, we quickly realized ...
By Brian Ballou
COOPER CITY, Fla. — The city erred in collecting more than $3 million from residents for an assessment for emergency medical services from 2006 to 2009, ...
The $7.7 million wrongful-death lawsuit alleges Medric "Cecil" Mills Jr. could have been saved if firefighters had responded to bystanders who asked for help
The Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The family of a 77-year-old District man who suffered a fatal heart attack across the street from a fire station in Northeast Washington has filed a ...
By Mike Hendricks
The Kansas City Star
KANSAS CITY — Kansas City is expected to pay out an additional $1.5 million to settle a second class action lawsuit brought by 113 public safety ...
By Leeann Akers
CARTER COUNTY, Ky. — The Carter County Emergency Medical Services, EMS Director Jerry Horn, Dr. Carolyn A. Moore, and former EMS paramedic Amanda Sturgill-Jones ...
By Eric Fleischauer
DECATUR, Ala. — First Response Ambulance, Decatur’s sole ambulance provider, is defending itself against a lawsuit by several of its employees ...
The Associated Press
MILLVILLE, N.J. — The family of a southern New Jersey man who died of asphyxiation after emergency responders restrained him has won an $875,000 settlement.
PLANTATION, Fla. — Last winter, a frantic man banged on the door of a fire station, begging for help as his home, a scant half-mile away, burned down.
The emergency medical ...
By James O'Malley
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — An attorney for Michelle Dzoch’s estate says Luzerne County 911 violated the woman’s constitutional rights when ...
HILLSBORO, Ore. — A lawsuit seeking up to $4.2 million claims a man died after it took firefighters 14 minutes to get their defibrillator to work.
OregonLive.com reported that Stephen ...
HAMMOND, Ind. — A lawsuit filed by a former Prompt Medical Transportation Inc. employee claims the company did not properly compensate workers for overtime, and indicates more than 100 ...