Rocky Top, TN asked in Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for Tennessee

Q: Firefighter carry no apparatus with him on the fire truck is that negligent

Fire truck comes to the house won't come up the driveway because they said the truck was tore up headway for another truck to show up but already had called for him earlier three people it called for a 911 took him 20 minutes 30 minutes to get here in the fire station is only 1.2 miles away assistant Chief was the one to be the first one here in the second fire department took over when they showed up

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Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Possible negligence cause of action. But it is a Government Tort Liability Action, so few lawyers know what to do. No jury and a 1 year SOL, with with caps on damages. You will need other firemen to testify as experts.

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