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Buffalo Arson Reveals Troubles inside Rural Metro Workplace

Rural/Metro employee remembers an episode by two EMTs within their ranks.

Posted Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Police: Connecticut Paramedic Admits to Patient Sexual Assault

Powell had originally denied any inappropriate contact.

Posted Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Jewish Female EMTs Plan to Join All-Male Ambulance Corps

Some in the tight-knit, ultra-conservative communities in Brooklyn are outraged.

Posted Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Illinois Boy Dies in Ambulance during Hospital Transfers

Lawsuit includes Kurtz Ambulance Service and three hospitals.

Posted Monday, September 26, 2011

Tennessee Paramedic Demoted after Drug Mistake

An ER doctor noticed the wrong medication was injected.

Posted Thursday, September 15, 2011

Men Sue Ohio Woman Rescued from Car Fire

Rescuers are seeking upwards of $25,000 in damages.

Posted Monday, August 1, 2011

Firefighter Claims Poor Treatment by Medics in Oakland BART Shooting

Gillis was demoted and harassed after he began investigating Grant's death Jan. 1, 2009.

Posted Thursday, June 23, 2011

EMS ‘Whistleblower’ Fights Workplace Retaliation

Medflight pilot reported safety violations to county officials.

Posted Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Experts: Authorities Right Not to Act in Alameda Drowning

Would-be-rescuers have to be strong swimmers. They also need equipment such as a buoy that victims can grab instead of trying to climb onto the rescuer.

Posted Friday, June 3, 2011


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