FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CCEMS Defends Lawsuit Filed by Former CCEMS CEO Brad England
Houston, TX September 6, 2020: Former Cypress Creek EMS (CCEMS) Chief Executive Officer Brad England filed a lawsuit in Harris County District Court Friday demanding money he believes CCEMS owes him for the alleged breach of his 2013 written employment agreement, following his departure in May of this year.
“We believe England’s claims are ludicrous, just like the accusations we ever used taxpayer dollars to pay his salary or the severance that resulted from the demands of ESD 11 we fire him immediately,” says Chief Executive Officer of CCEMS Wren Nealy, Jr. “ESD 11 Commissioners told us they would not continue to negotiate a contract with us moving forward unless the CCEMS board fired England. We were contractually obligated to pay England $524,460 of CCEMS funds to end our contract early. ESD 11 Commissioners refused to negotiate with us as promised. Then last week, despite their promises, the ESD 11 Commissioners terminated our contract anyway.”
CCEMS board members are currently reviewing whether CCEMS will seek the return of severance funds paid to England as part of the lawsuit. England’s departure did not include any agreement for secrecy or non-disclosure concerning his activities while Chief Executive Officer of CCEMS.
About Cypress Creek EMS
Cypress Creek EMS covers a 177 square mile area of northern Harris county with approximately 560,000 residents. CCEMS is known nationally as an innovator in prehospital medicine. For example, CCEMS was the first civilian EMS in the country to transfuse whole blood into a trauma patient in the field. CCEMS is also part of a Military EMS Fellowship that is bringing battlefield medicine to civilian EMS to reduce deaths due to trauma.
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