Emergency and Professional Fire Litigation

Our litigation lawyers assist clients in emergency services, such as orders to show cause and emergency motions for a bail before criminal Courts.

An emergency motion is presented in Court without the normal requirement five business days notice. This is a form of quickly rendering a decision in order to avoid irremediable harm and providing immediate relief.

The Firm represents emergency service providers, emergency service equipment manufacturers and related companies in professional fire litigation arising from the provision of emergency services. An Emergency Service Provider (ESP) is an uniformed or otherwise identified employee or contractor of a fire department, hospital or police station when he or she is inside the premises and on-duty.

Our attorneys are experienced litigators, including a twelve year attorney who also serves as a professional fire fighter for a major local fire department. This combination of legal and technical expertise makes us uniquely qualified to handle legal matters arising from the provision of services for fire suppression, hazardous material incident mitigation, technical rescue and emergency medical services.

Professional fire protection and alarm litigation, includes cases involving fire system design defects, installation defects, monitoring errors, defective fire suppression products, or fire suppression accidents.

In hazardous material incident mitigation, it is crucial to properly identify the presence of potentially harmful materials and to know how to minimize any harmful threat. First responders should have a good understanding of the many safety, regulatory, disposal guidelines, and documented clean-up practices for any hazardous material such as spills as well as to be aware of the surroundings environment.

The Federal HighWay Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Operations provides national leadership for the management and operation of the surface transportation system such as congestion management, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Deployment, traffic operations, and freight management and operations as well as emergency management. Some States have adopted procedures that exempt larger spills of engine fluids such as gasoline, oil, or anti-freeze from hazardous materials response procedures.

Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance service license may be owned by any person, firm, corporation, association or governmental entity owning or acting as an agent for the owner of any business or service, providing pre-hospital or interfacility advanced life support services or basic life support transportation service. Emergency medical services, water rescue, search and rescue, may be required by people even in the event of disasters, both natural and man-made, such as, chemical spills, hurricanes, motor, or floods.

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