Ed Buckley and Andrew Tate filed a new lawsuit against the City of Decatur on behalf of our client, a 20-year Decatur firefighter, after the City stripped her of 90% of her pension.
Lt. Bridgit Christensen suffered a severe spinal injury when responding to a call in her firetruck. After her doctor declared her permanently disabled, she was eligible to retire with her disability pension. However, after she asked to retire, the City amended the pension plan to reduce her benefit from $3,500 per month to only $400 per month.
We look forward to litigating this case and obtaining a favorable result for Lt. Christensen.
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