Md. town's former ambulance chief dropped from lawsuit - @ JEMS.com


Md. town's former ambulance chief dropped from lawsuit


 
 

Erin Julius | | Monday, June 25, 2007


HAGERSTOWN, Md. A former Smithsburg Ambulance chief was dropped from a lawsuit recently filed by the mother and fianc of a woman who died from pregnancy complications while the chief was taped making jokes and saying, "...they get what they deserve."

Washington County Circuit Judge John H. McDowell signed an order Monday dismissing the complaint against Jason Tracey.

Christina Lynn Hess' mother, Tammy Reed, and Hess's fianc, Danny A. Gibson, filed the lawsuit in Washington County Circuit Court in March, blaming Smithsburg Emergency Medical Services Inc., Washington County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association Inc., Tracey, two medics and a 911 dispatcher in the March 5, 2003, death of Hess, 20, and her unborn baby.

Full Story: Town's former ambulance chief dropped from lawsuit




Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: Industry News, Legal and Ethical

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Buyer's Guide Featured Companies

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Advancement

This is the seventh year of the EMS 10 Innovators in EMS program, jointly sponsored by Physio-Control and JEMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Salt Lake City Firefighters Injured in Firehouse Fire

Nine sent to a hospital with smoke inhalation.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Pennsylvania Paramedic Killed in the Line of Duty

West End Ambulance medic killed at accident scene.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Wesleyan Students Hospitalized for Overdose

11 students transported to local hospitals.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Rigs Going in Service from EMS Today 2015

Snap shots of some of the vehicles at EMS Today that will be on the streets soon
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Florida Hospital Fire

Fire halts construction project at Tampa cancer center.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


More Product Videos >