Judge Tosses Palm Bay's Try to Recover Ambulance Fees; City sought end to ambulance service charge


 
 

James Dean | | Monday, July 7, 2008


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. -- Palm Bay officials are weighing whether to appeal a judge's dismissal this week of a class-action lawsuit that tried to force the county to refund fees city residents paid for ambulance service.

"The city believed that the citizens were entitled to a refund," Palm Bay City Manager Lee Feldman said. "The judge didn't see it that way."

The case stemmed from Palm Bay's 2005 challenge to assessments that Brevard County charged homeowners to fund emergency medical services.

Click here for more.




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

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS





 

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Progress

Follow in the footsteps of these inspirational leaders of EMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

New Ambulance, Fire Engine Approved for Illinois Department

Officials approve new purchases for Bloomington.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Alabama Officials Worry over Ambulance Coverage

County officials work to find best solution.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Car Crashes into Texas Ambulance

Ambulance hit while responding to a call.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

PulsePoint PSA, San Diego

App will allow trained San Diego residents to respond to nearby cardiac arrest c
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

California Beach Lightning Strike MCI

More than a dozen injured in Venice Beach lighting strike.
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

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >