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  1. Second Lawsuit Filed in New Jersey Apartment Building Fire

    Online Articles

    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    for the lawsuit. The suit filed Thursday doesn't seek the same classification; attorney Michael Epstein, who represents plaintiffs Sarah and Lisette Jacobo, said in an email that he felt a class action was not appropriate "because every victim has independent

  2. Fire Service Leadership and Management: When Words Become Weapons, Part 1

    Online Articles

    Tue, 2 Apr 2013

    focused on reverse discrimination, the plaintiffs should not open with demonstrating a ..... selection process. The fact that the plaintiffs have struck only people of color has ..... disallowed the last jury strike that the plaintiffs planned on using to eliminate a fourth

  1. Legal Minute: Fire Inspections


    Fri, 12 Sep 2014

    gonna go in there and am I gonna be unnecessarily endangered if I don't do my job. So, you know, the issue here is the plaintiffs allege the town and state government failed to properly inspect the premises, discover the highly flammable interior finish

    Plaintiffs found at 20:08

    don't do my job. So, you know, the issue here is the plaintiffs allege the town and state government failed to properly inspect the premises, discover the highly flammable interior finish. The force of fire
  2. Firefighter Tattoos and First Amendment Protection

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 25 Apr 2014

    judge was right to dismiss the lawsuit brought by five police officers against the city and its former police chief. The plaintiffs had argued that a city order giving the police chief the authority to ban offensive tattoos was unconstitutional because it

  3. Firefighting News: Brady Center Joins Lawsuit in 2012 NY Firefighter Ambush

    Online Articles

    Tue, 20 May 2014

    with a national gun control group, the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, announced that they had filed the suit on the plaintiffs ' behalf Tuesday morning at the law offices of Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP in Rochester. The Brady Center argues that Gander

  4. The Ban on Body Ink

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Nov 2009

    survive this level of scrutiny unless the plaintiffs demonstrate that the class-based distinctions ..... since there was no dispute that only the plaintiffs ’ visible spiderweb tattoos had been ..... tattoo. The court assumed that the plaintiffs had been intentionally treated differently

  5. Preparing to Survive the Legal System, Part 2

    Online Articles

    Tue, 17 Dec 2013

    statement that reads, “ IT IS HEREBY ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that the Plaintiffs take nothing, that this action be dismissed, and that the Defendants recover of the Plaintiffs the costs of this action.” In other words, a complete and total

  6. Fire Service Leadership: When Words Become Weapons, Part 3

    Online Articles

    Fri, 7 Jun 2013

    two HERE . The other documents in this case targeted by the plaintiffs ' attorneys were the various promotional announcement memos ..... for promotion. When this phrase was "weaponized" by the plaintiffs , they described it as a coded message meaning that I was

  7. Fire News: Nebraska Fire Set Without Permission

    Online Articles

    Wed, 9 Oct 2013

    disagreement about the appropriate monetary compensation," White said. "Mr. Bluebird doesn't seem to be worth what most plaintiffs who went through something like this would be worth, in their eyes." In court papers, Nix said Robbins circled the field

  8. Suit Alleges Carnival Cruise Knew of Fire Risks Before Ill-Fated Cruise

    Online Articles

    Wed, 18 Dec 2013

    stop in Cozumel, Mexico. No one was injured, but the fire disabled the ship. More than 4,000 people aboard endured a nightmarish tow to Mobile, Alabama, that the plaintiffs ' attorney called a "floating hell." Read more HERE