EMTs 'On Break' Ignore Collapsed Woman

Emergency responders are the heroes among us -- the ones who save lives every day. But, like other professionals, their heroic acts are sometimes overshadowed by the apparent inaction of a few. In 2009, two emergency medical technicians (EMTs) on a break at a bakery allegedly failed to help a pregnant woman suffering from an asthma attack that ultimately proved fatal. They did call 911 but an ambulance didn't arrive until 11 minutes later. One of the paramedics was later killed in an unrelated...Full Story
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