See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

Seattle settles for $1.8 million after delayed response in man’s death

Posted on AllSides October 2nd, 2023
From The Center

The city of Seattle has agreed to pay $1.86 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of a man who died from a heart attack after medics reportedly delayed entering his home. William Yurek, 48, died in his Crown Hill town house two years ago, after his son called 911. Seattle Fire Department medics waited 13 minutes to enter his home and provide treatment because Yurek was wrongly included on a “blacklist” of people who were reportedly hostile to police and fire crews, the family alleged. Yurek lived...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks

More News about Healthcare from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right