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Firefighter who fell down pole gets $13M

The city of Seattle, Wash., must pay a former firefighter $12.75 million for debilitating injuries suffered when he fell 15 feet through a fire-station pole hole, a King County Superior Court jury decided on Thursday.

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Supreme Court takes another firefighter case

The Supreme Court has agreed to decide another case involving firefighters and discrimination. The Court will address when the 300-day filing period begins to run on an EEOC charge in a disparate impact case brought by firefighters who alleged that the City of Chicago's aptitude test discriminated against African-American applicants.

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Former firefighter settles suit for $259,000

A volunteer firefighter who lost his job after complaining that Montgomery County, Md., was ill-prepared for a biological or chemical attack has settled a lawsuit for $259,000.

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