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Kan. City settles for $1.5M in second class action overtime lawsuit

- 05/07/2015

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 ...


Lawsuit: Ky. medic replaced Fentanyl with water

- 05/04/2015

By Leeann Akers Journal-Times CARTER COUNTY, Ky. — The Carter County Emergency Medical Services, EMS Director Jerry Horn, Dr. Carolyn A. Moore, and former EMS paramedic Amanda Sturgill-Jones ...


EMS providers allege employer violated federal overtime laws

- 05/03/2015

By Eric Fleischauer Decatur Daily DECATUR, Ala. — First Response Ambulance, Decatur’s sole ambulance provider, is defending itself against a lawsuit by several of its employees ...


Family of man who died while restrained on stretcher gets $875K

- 04/24/2015

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. Their ...


Fla. EMT who spurned house fire victim reprimanded

- 04/23/2015

Sun Sentinel 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 ...


Pa. county: 'Emergency services are not a right' in response to lawsuit

- 04/23/2015

By James O'Malley The Times-Leader WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — An attorney for Michelle Dzoch’s estate says Luzerne County 911 violated the woman’s constitutional rights when ...


Lawsuit: Man dies after medics can't get defibrillator to work

- 04/22/2015

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 ...


EMT sues ambulance company for not paying overtime

- 04/21/2015

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 ...


Lawsuit: Airline failed to respond to fatal medical emergency

- 04/21/2015

By Sudhin Thanawala The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A woman filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against Southwest Airlines, claiming crew members mistook her husband's medical ...


Lawsuit: Airline failed to respond to fatal medical emergency

- 04/21/2015

A woman filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Southwest Airlines, claiming crew members mistook her husband's medical emergency for unruly behavior aboard a flight and didn't assist him


Ore. woman who cut leg on ambulance bumper files $425K lawsuit

- 04/10/2015

Bu Aimee Green The Oregonian PORTLAND, Ore. — A woman who says she sliced open her lower leg while stepping into the back of an ambulance has filed a $425,700 lawsuit against American ...


Non-transports: Good documentation is the best insurance

- 04/06/2015

I have never understood the seemingly pervasive and utterly inexplicable resistance of many EMS providers when it comes to documentation. Even more puzzling – and, frankly, alarming – ...


Patient sues FDNY EMS for causing injury

- 04/06/2015

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A woman who called 911 for breathing problems sued the FDNY, saying paramedics caused a gash to her leg that required stitches. Jacqueline Vanderhorst, 58, filed a lawsuit ...


Fla. ambulance company and hospitals settle fraud lawsuit

- 03/27/2015

By Andrew Pantazi The Florida Times-Union JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The federal government settled a lawsuit this month filed against a local ambulance company and four hospitals, while ...


Lawsuit: Patient in crash claims gurney was not locked in place

- 03/26/2015

The Register Guard JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A Junction City man alleges in a newly filed lawsuit that a pair of firefighter-paramedics with the Eugene Springfield Fire Department are partly ...


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