Legal And Ethical

A Lesson in Negligence

What constitutes 'willful and wanton' disregard for protocols?

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Maybe You Can't Go Home

A JEMS.com columnist re-joins her old volunteer fire department and finds it's not what it used to be.

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Ethics in EMS Continue to Decline

Is public sector EMS better?

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Withholding Resuscitation

Do not resuscitate orders and how to handle them.

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Paramedic's Termination Affirmed

It's not a crime to make an error, but failing to report it may be.

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Fratricide

See why failing to prevent training deaths may be tantamount to murder.

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Striking a Patient is Never Warranted

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Maybe You Can't Go Home

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

The 'Gross Negligence' Standard and EMS

Case upholds fact that, sometimes, professional judgment trumps protocols.

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007


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