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Maine EMT fired for embezzlement sues for discrimination

- 07/30/2015

By Rachel Ohm Centralmaine.com FRANKLIN, Maine — A Franklin County woman says she was fired from her job as an EMT at NorthStar Emergency Medical Services after a supervisor motivated ...


$3.7M paid to Chicago medics in overtime lawsuit

- 07/06/2015

By Hal Dardick Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Chicago officials have issued more than $1.2 million in penalty payment checks to hundreds of paramedics who a federal court judge determined ...


Why wrongful death charge is unlikely for EMT who refused to respond

- 06/29/2015

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 ...


Responders sued for 'invasive exam' of pregnant woman

- 06/27/2015

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 ...


Avoid a lawsuit with these 7 public expectations of EMS

- 06/17/2015

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 ...


Fla. residents file $3M lawsuit over EMS assessment

- 06/17/2015

By Brian Ballou Sun Sentinel 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, ...


Lawsuit filed by family of man who died near D.C. fire station

- 06/05/2015

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


Lawsuit filed by family of man who died near DC fire station

- 06/05/2015

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 ...


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 ...


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