April

Blog Posts in April, 2012

  • Teacher...Bully?

    || 26-Apr-2012

    Stuart Chaifetz of New Jersey was a little confused when he kept getting phone calls from his son Akian's teachers, saying that Akain was having violent outbursts and hitting. This is because at home Akain is "sweet and non-violent in nature." Chaifetz decided to send his son to school wearing a wire. Ten-year-old Akian, who has Autism, returned with a tape containing hours of verbal ...
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  • NFL Personal Injury Lawsuits

    || 16-Apr-2012

    Last Thursday, an audio recording of coach Greg's Williams speech to players in the Saint's locker room was released. The recording confirmed the league's investigation that the Saint's program had incentivized injuring opponents. As a personal injury attorney, this got me thinking about the numerous civil lawsuits that will surely follow. I just recently got a judgment of $740,000 ...
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  • Status Update: I'm going out of town for the weekend.

    || 16-Apr-2012

    Police in Nashua, N.H. said they recovered between $100,000 and $200,000 worth of stolen property that was taken from over 50 home burglaries. Be careful what you post on Facebook and Twitter. Investigators said that the suspects used social networking sites to identify victims who posted online that they would not be home at a certain time. So when you go on vacation or head out with your friends ...
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  • N.J. man survives nail shot through heart

    || 11-Apr-2012

    New Jersey man Dennis Hennis was working on his neighbor's roof last Saturday when his nail gun jammed. When the 52-year-old tried to clear the gun, he felt like someone poked him in the chest. It turns out the self-employed builder had accidentally shot a 3.5-inch nail into the right side of his heart. Hennis' nail gun fired a nail at 120 pounds of pressure per square inch that pierced ...
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  • Jury Awards $535K in Personal Injury Case

    || 5-Apr-2012

    A Sauk County jury awarded a 39-year-old Wisconsin Dells woman one of the state’s largest settlements ever in a personal injury case not involving broken bones. The $535,000 settlement from the case completed on March 15. According to the complaint, Renea Perez was southbound on U.S. Highway 12 in Wisconsin Dells when her car was hit from behind by another driver who was pushed into her by ...
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