Community Leader Emeritus
As for my topic description... where does it say that ambulance response is a right? Granted, in most places you pay taxes... but you also pay taxes for road repair and street cleaning, and we all know how wonderful those services are...The widow of a garbage collector who died of heatstroke in 2003 after an ambulance took a half-hour to respond is suing Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, which ran the ambulance service until the end of that year.
The death of Will Junious helped prompt a change in dispatch procedures so that firefighters automatically respond to help at many emergency scenes.
Carolyn M. Junious filed her wrongful-death suit Friday in Leon Circuit Civil Court, seeking more than $15,000 in damages.
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