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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 ...


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


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