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  1. New York Firefighter Lawsuit Charges Locator Alarm's Failure Caused Injuries

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    Mon, 16 Feb 2015

    New York firefighter is charging in a lawsuit that a locator alarm on his breathing ..... expected to hear closing arguments in the lawsuit on Tuesday. Dryer was injured in an April ..... buried in a pile of burning debris. The lawsuit alleges that his burns weren't sustained

  2. Second Lawsuit Filed in New Jersey Apartment Building Fire

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    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    A second lawsuit was filed Thursday against the owners of an apartment building that burned ..... other former residents sued and are seeking class action status for the lawsuit . The suit filed Thursday doesn't seek the same classification; attorney

  1. Firefighting News: University of Missouri Board Denies Wrongdoing in Fallen Firefighter Lawsuit

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    Tue, 27 May 2014

    Board of Curators responded to a wrongful lawsuit filed by Lt. Bruce Britt's wife, Leigh ..... News. Leigh Britt filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Board of Curators in April. The lawsuit alleged the university "failed to properly

  2. Firefighter News: FDNY Discrimination Lawsuit Settled

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    Tue, 18 Mar 2014

    After seven years of legal wrangling, New York City settled a discrimination lawsuit against the fire department late Monday. The settlement means an upcoming court trial won't happen. The New York Daily News

  3. Firefighting News: Family of Houston Firefighter Files Lawsuit

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    Tue, 13 May 2014

    Nearly a year after flames tore through the Southwest Inn, the family of a severely-injured firefighter has filed a lawsuit against the motel's owner and the operator of a restaurant that burned at the site, reports KHOU 11. It's part of

  4. Fire Service Industry News: Tiburon Inc. Files Lawsuit Against County of Monroe (NY)

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    Mon, 23 Sep 2013

    Tiburon, Inc., a provider of public safety software solutions, today announced the filing of a lawsuit in U.S. District Court, Western District of New York against the County of Monroe, New York. Established in 1980, Tiburon

  5. SimplexGrinnell LP Faces Texas Lawsuit

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    Thu, 16 Jun 2011

    company SimplexGrinnell LP is facing a Texas lawsuit based on claims that a dry fire sprinkler ..... east Texas hospice. According to the lawsuit filed by attorney Mark W. Moran of the ..... froze and burst in January 2010, the lawsuit says. Further, SimplexGrinnell’s workers

  6. Firefighting News: Women File Lawsuit Over Chicago Firefighters Exam

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    Sun, 28 Oct 2012

    A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court charges ..... in settlement of a race discrimination lawsuit -- is discriminatory against women, reports ..... city hasn't been served yet with the lawsuit , so we cannot comment at this time

  7. Firefighting News: Pittsburgh and Firefighters Settle Lawsuit

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    Mon, 4 Mar 2013

    chiefs have settled a federal overtime lawsuit , reports the Pittsburgh Tribune. Capt ..... overtime dated to 2009, according to the lawsuit . Another 69 current and former fire officials joined the lawsuit , according to court records. Read more

  8. TX Firefighter Training Death Lawsuit Trial Begins

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    Fri, 4 May 2012

    Testimony began Wednesday in a wrongful death lawsuit brought over the deaths of two Kilgore (TX) firefighters in a January 2009 training evolution. Video evidence revealed that