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Florida Paramedics Faulted in Patient’s Death

Odd details reported in case of stroke treatment and patient refusal.

Posted Friday, July 26, 2013

Flyer Causes Legal Action against Illinois Rescue Squad

Antioch Rescue Squad sent a flyer requesting they be called instead of 911.

Posted Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Charges Dropped in NYC EMT Bagel Shop Death

Jackson and partner were accused of not helping an ailing pregnant cashier.

Posted Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Pennsylvania Ambulance Company Pleads Guilty to Medicare Fraud

Owner admits to having employee re-writing trip sheets and forge signatures of EMTs.

Posted Thursday, May 2, 2013

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Criminal Investigation Begins in California CPR Incident

Nurse’s refusal to help due to policy causes outrage and questioning of levels of senior care.

Posted Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Iowa Firefighter Cleared in Ambulance Crash

Court ruled driver not guilty in collision during transport to hospital.

Posted Monday, December 17, 2012

South Carolina EMT Pleads Guilty to Fondling Patient

Green placed on sex-offender registry for life.

Posted Thursday, November 15, 2012

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Use of Tattoos for Medical Information Begins to Grow

EMS personnel face possible AMA guideline change as use of medical tattoos increases.

Posted Monday, February 27, 2012

FBI Raids El Paso Ambulance Company

FBI executes warrant at Dominion Ambulance office.

Posted Friday, February 24, 2012


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