Liability Suits Examine Department Practices

Comstock, David
June 2006
Fire Chief;Jun2006, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p22
Trade Publication
The article discusses the case Becerra v. Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City which led to the examination of fire department practices in the U.S. The case was filed by the heirs of Aaron Becerra, the victim of the traffic accident committed by fire fighter Anthony Mots while he was responding to an emergency call. The lawyers focused on the department's training materials and policies with respect to emergency vehicle operations in response to dismissal request of Mots.


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