UMATILLA — Roak TenEyck is suing the Umatilla Rural Fire Protection District and others for an injury he suffered in 2020 while playing the role of Santa Claus. He seeks almost $500,000.
Hess Law Office of Walla Walla represents TenEyck, who is the president of the Umatilla City Council. According to state court records, the firm filed the suit Dec. 19 in Umatilla County Circuit Court. In addition to the fire district, the lawsuit names the Umatilla Volunteer Firefighters Association and Carl Arbogast, a firefighter with URFPD, as defendants.
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