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

Posted on AllSides October 2nd, 2023
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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...

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