In this episode of Fire Law Roundup for November 7, 2022, Brad and Curt discuss a $32 Million award against a Kansas City firefighter personally for causing a crash that killed three people last December, discipline for two Denver firefighter for their roles in a botched death pronouncement of a woman who was still alive, a grand jury decision not to indict anyone following looking into the death of a recruit firefighter at the New York State Fire Academy in 2021, a professional standards investigation by the Rochester Police Department recommending that a police officer who handcuffed an EMT last July face disciplinary charges, and a lawsuit filed by a group of 78 municipalities and fire districts in New York state have filed suit against a consulting firm associated with opioid manufacturers, seeking to recoup costs associated with the opioid epidemic.
KC Firefighter Personally Liable for $32 Million in Fatal Apparatus Crash
Denver Firefighters Disciplined Over Mistaken DOA Pronouncement
NY Grand Jury Declines to Issue indictments in LODD Training Death
Rochester Police Investigation Concludes Officer Wrong to Arrest EMT
NY Fire Districts and Municipalities File Suit Against Opioid Consulting Firm