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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 ...

Former EMT sues NC county for sex discrimination

- 03/25/2015

By Michael D. Abernethy Times-News, Burlington GRAHAM, N.C. — A former employee with Alamance County Emergency Medical Services is suing the county to get her job back — with ...

Patient punched by Ariz. firefighters files $11M lawsuit

- 03/10/2015

The fire chief apologized to the family and ordered his crews to undergo training on how to deal with combative patients

Patient punched by Ariz. firefighters files $11M claim

- 03/10/2015

AZ Family PHOENIX — The family of a mentally ill man, who was punched by firefighters, has filed an $11 million claim against the City of Glendale and its Fire Department. "Every ...

Medic sentenced to life plus 20 years for sexual assault

- 03/06/2015

CHATHAM, Va. — A former paramedic with Regional One EMS was sentenced to life, plus 20 years in prison, after he was convicted of aggravated sexual battery and object sexual penetration. Keith ...

Be a better medic by knowing the legal and legislative process

- 03/05/2015

By Wes Ogilvie, MPA, JD, LP, NRP There are a few constants in the world of EMS. Some providers are trauma/adrenalin junkies. A lot of fire and EMS equipment suppliers are kept in business ...

Pa. ambulance crash victim sues EMT, city

- 03/05/2015

By Liz Hayes The Valley News-Dispatch NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — The victim of a March 2013 vehicle accident involving a New Kensington ambulance has sued the city and the ambulance driver. Dana ...

7-year-old lawsuit against S.C. EMS drags on

- 02/25/2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The S.C. Supreme Court is allowing a nearly 7-year-old lawsuit, stemming from an accident in which an Estill resident was injured by a Hampton County ambulance, to proceed ...

Probe: Ariz. responders used excessive force with patient

- 02/18/2015

GLENDALE, Ariz. — An internal investigation determined a pair of firefighters used excessive force and violated city and department policies when they punched and cursed at a patient during ...

Idaho ambulance service files suit over patient transport contract

- 02/16/2015

Private company wants permission to provide non-911 transports within county and at a lower cost to the hospital

Idaho ambulance service files suit over patient transport contract

- 02/16/2015

By John Sowell The Idaho Statesman BOISE, Idaho — A private, Boise-based ambulance service has filed suit, claiming that Canyon County and the Canyon County Ambulance District illegally ...

EMS workplaces must treat all personnel fairly, or risk a lawsuit

- 02/11/2015

A Colorado paramedic recently filed a discrimination lawsuit against his former employer alleging that he was fired for being gay. In his lawsuit he claims that he was subjected to verbal harassment ...

NY hospital settles fatal ambulance crash case for $4.9M

- 02/11/2015

A surveillance video that contradicted statements by EMS providers led to the settlement in a crash where a responding ambulance and car collided

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