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Workman’s Compensation Claim Denied in New York Line of Duty Death

James' claim was denied citing a preexisting condition for the torn heart valve.

FDNY Prevents Cuts to Safety Bill Based on Harlem LODD

The apparent changes also drew heat from the Uniformed Firefighters Association and the widow of FDNY Lt. Michael Davidson.

Indiana City Seeks to Terminate Firefighter in Noose Controversy

Noose and sexually explicit drawings found in fire station office.

Court Upholds Dismissal of Delaware LODD Lawsuit

Risk of injury or death is inherent to a firefighter’s job.

Kansas City Considers Outside Lawyers in Racism, Harassment Probe

Investigation detailed decades of systemic racism and sexism tolerated by KCFD and City Hall officials.

Leaders Respond to Report on Racism in Kansas City Fire Department

City Council members and community leaders said they were disappointed, shocked and disgusted by the treatment of Black and women firefighters.

Black Albany Fire Captain Sues Department Over Rescinded Promotion

Lawsuit covers violation of health privacy, assumption of intoxication, and promotion to battalion chief.

New Jersey Fire Chief Faces Lawsuit over Sexual Harassment from Teen Firefighter

“Read saw fit to volley some of the most offensive, desperate, and hypersexualized commentary” toward the victim.

Florida Fire Commissioner Arrested after Mask Ordinance Violation

East Lake commissioner refused to wear mask, identify himself, and comply with officer’s directions.

Massachusetts Firefighters, Mayor at Odds Over Whether COVID-19 is an On-Duty Injury

Attleboro mayor wants proof firefighters contracted virus on-duty.


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