First Responders

Legal Aid Services of Collier County

This weekend, veterans, first responders, and active duty military and their families can get free legal aid to make wills.

Legal Aid Service of Collier County will help with wills, living wills and related estate planning during the event, called “Wills For Heroes.”

Legal Aid’s Director of Development, Jeff Ahren, said it’s especially important for current first responders and military personnel have a will.

Complaints from Floridians hit with surprise bills after a ride in an ambulance have the state’s insurance consumer advocate looking for answers.  First responders are pointing at insurers.

A controversial solution employed by Miami’s mayor to solve a financial crisis that greeted him as he took office eight years ago may turn around to bite him on the way out the door.

It’s that time of year when agencies lay out their plans for the coming year—and more importantly—how much those plans will cost.  Two of them are looking to hand out raises.

Seven people, including a police officer, three firefighters and a family of three, were taken to a hospital Thursday morning after falling ill from the effects of unknown fumes at a home southwest of Miami, officials said.

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