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  1. Litigation Grant Award in Public Records Suit Against Chestertown (NY) Volunteer Fire Company

    Online Articles

    Thu, 30 Sep 2010

    citizen open government activist have been awarded a litigation grant from the Knight FOI Fund to press a legal action against ..... Freedom of Information Committee. The $2,000 litigation grant was announced by the National Freedom of Information

  2. Industry Council Issues Position Statement on Exploitative Patent Litigation in Emergency Communications

    Online Articles

    Tue, 13 Aug 2013

    policy position on exploitative patent litigation in the field of emergency communications ..... are under increasing attack via patent litigation brought by patent assertion and non ..... settlement proceeds from a lawsuit." Patent litigation is a uniquely protracted and expensive

  1. Legal Issues and Leadership: Fire Service Survey on the Impact of Litigation

    Online Articles

    Fri, 11 Jan 2013

    the possible relationship between increasing incidences of litigation in the fire service and its impact on fire officer recruitment ..... theorizes that, like most disciplines, as incidences of litigation increase within the discipline, that the pool of qualified

  2. Can "Failure to Train" Lead to Litigation ?

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 May 2011

    we may be seeing more of this type of litigation . The court of appeals ultimately reversed ..... in a handicapped space. In §1983 litigation that ensued, the city of Miami conceded that ..... one subset of governmental liability litigation , it arises with frequency as a theory

  3. Litigation : firefighters and free speech

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Aug 1999

    Litigation : firefighters and free speech Citation: Gilbrook v. City of Westminster, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal, Nos. 96-56306

  4. Fire Service News: Planned NJ 9/11 Memorial May Spark Litigation Over Religious Imagery

    Online Articles

    Wed, 28 Aug 2013

    An atheist group may file an injunction against the town of Princeton, New Jersey, if a 9/11 memorial goes ahead as planned.

  5. Firefighter News: New Orleans Mayor Offers Firefighters $42 Million Settlement Plan

    Online Articles

    Tue, 18 Aug 2015

    New Orleans firefighters, the Mayor Mitch Landrieu proposed Wednesday a $42.25 million plan that would resolve years of litigation and impose a painful overhaul of the firefighters' pension system, reports nola.com. The plan is contingent on the approval

  6. Yarnell Hill Fire Lawsuits Settled with Families

    Online Articles

    Tue, 30 Jun 2015

    the Yarnell Hill Fire and will implement new wildland firefighting procedures to improve safety in a global settlement of litigation stemming from the 2013 fire, reports azcentral.com Tuesday is the second anniversary of the fire in which the Granite Mountain

  7. Fire Service Industry News: Industry Group Applauds Introduction of Innovation Act

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 Oct 2013

    increasing problem of abusive patent litigation . iCERT commends Chairman Goodlatte and ..... have been impacted by troll-based litigation , and the Innovation Act is a great first step ..... specific relief they deserve from frivolous litigation ." iCERT Statement on Patent Litigation

  8. The Dilemma of Being a Woman Firefighter, Part 2

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 Oct 2013

    Legal Fire Prevention: Social Media Policy Mandatory Firefighter Medical Examinations Can "Failure to Train" Lead to Litigation ? Lessons Learned: Discrimination against a Disabled Firefighter