Fire Chief » Lawsuit http://www.firechief.com Every Department | Every Leader Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:33:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 Testimony: Pa. fire chief knocked out of turnout coat http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/20/testimony-pa-fire-chief-knocked-out-of-turnout-coat/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/rm.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/20/testimony-pa-fire-chief-knocked-out-of-turnout-coat/#comments Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:19:00 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/20/testimony-pa-fire-chief-knocked-out-of-turnout-coat/
Chief Rodney Paul Miller was knocked into a metal sign pole, which ripped off his coat when a motorist struck him on an interstate
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Ore. Supreme Court ruling favors disabled firefighters http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/04/ore-supreme-court-ruling-favors-disabled-firefighters/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/sc-6.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/04/ore-supreme-court-ruling-favors-disabled-firefighters/#comments Tue, 04 Nov 2014 11:02:19 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/11/04/ore-supreme-court-ruling-favors-disabled-firefighters/
Officials sent the case of six disabled firefighters back to trial court for further proceedings
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Fired Idaho fire marshal files whistleblower lawsuit http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/29/fired-idaho-fire-marshal-files-whistleblower-lawsuit/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/fired.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/29/fired-idaho-fire-marshal-files-whistleblower-lawsuit/#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:20:48 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/29/fired-idaho-fire-marshal-files-whistleblower-lawsuit/
Doug Strosnider says he was wrongfully terminated after serving notice of violations
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Texas firefighters’ union to file suit over lost benefits http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/texas-firefighters-union-to-file-suit-over-lost-benefits/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/law-5.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/texas-firefighters-union-to-file-suit-over-lost-benefits/#comments Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:20:17 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/23/texas-firefighters-union-to-file-suit-over-lost-benefits/
They wanted a pension deal that would've let them increase their own contributions to maintain their retirement benefits
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Jury won’t hear DUI info during fire chief LODD trial http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/21/jury-wont-hear-dui-info-during-fire-chief-lodd-trial/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/law-4.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/21/jury-wont-hear-dui-info-during-fire-chief-lodd-trial/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:57:51 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/21/jury-wont-hear-dui-info-during-fire-chief-lodd-trial/
Matthew Diehl's trial is on Nov. 17 for third-degree murder, homicide by vehicle while DUI, hit and run and underlying offenses
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Calif. fire chief pleads not guilty in girlfriend’s slaying http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/21/calif-fire-chief-pleads-not-guilty-in-girlfriends-slaying/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/or.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/21/calif-fire-chief-pleads-not-guilty-in-girlfriends-slaying/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:34:07 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/21/calif-fire-chief-pleads-not-guilty-in-girlfriends-slaying/
Orville Fleming has been held without bail since his capture in May after he hid out under dense foliage for 16 days following the slaying
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Can firefighters sue building owners? http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/can-firefighters-sue-building-owners/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/Lawsuit.png http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/can-firefighters-sue-building-owners/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:31:43 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/16/can-firefighters-sue-building-owners/
Firefighters suing building owners for injuries sustained on scene stirs an emotional debate about the Firefighter's Rule; here's what the law says about the matter
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NY law protects volunteer firefighters’, EMTs’ jobs http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/03/ny-law-protects-volunteer-firefighters-emts-jobs/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/law-1.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/03/ny-law-protects-volunteer-firefighters-emts-jobs/#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 11:47:26 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/03/ny-law-protects-volunteer-firefighters-emts-jobs/
Gov. Andrew Cuomo initially vetoed the bill, which could not become a law until he signed it
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Report: Feds getting paid for fighting fake wildfires http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/02/report-feds-getting-paid-for-fighting-fake-wildfires/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/wild-14.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/02/report-feds-getting-paid-for-fighting-fake-wildfires/#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:06:32 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/02/report-feds-getting-paid-for-fighting-fake-wildfires/
Twenty-six employees were paid nearly double the cost of fighting a fire that consumed a single tree
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Judge: Program for firefighters’ checkups at hospital illegal http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/01/judge-program-for-firefighters-checkups-at-hospital-illegal/ http://www.firechief.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2014/11/ri-1.jpg http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/01/judge-program-for-firefighters-checkups-at-hospital-illegal/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:45:21 +0000 http://www.firechief.com/2014/10/01/judge-program-for-firefighters-checkups-at-hospital-illegal/
Firefighters said the program violated the law by imposing the requirement
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