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A-Rod's New Lawyer Claims The Yankees Wanted His Hip Surgery Botched
Alex Rodriguez has hired a new lawyer named Joseph Tacopina, and he's accusing the Yankees of asking the doctor performing Rodriguez's surgery to make sure Rodriguez remained hurt and never played for them again. Tacopina is a lawyer who's made ...
Alex Rodriguez's lawyer accuses the Yankees of being misleading about his ...
Alex Rodriguez's lawyer accuses the Yankees of being misleading about his ...
'George Steinbrenner would be horrified': A-Rod's lawyer fires shots at Yankees
BOSTON — Alex Rodriguez promised Friday “a very, very bumpy road” ahead. The Yankees' beleaguered third baseman has delivered quickly and explosively. Joseph Tacopina, the latest addition to A-Rod's ever-changing legal team, publicly lashed out at ...
The go-to lawyer for athletes in trouble
When big-time athletes get into trouble off the field, they often turn to David Cornwell, who from his Atlanta office has built a national practice as the go-to lawyer for superstars in the soup. Cornwell, quoted earlier this month throughout the ...
Alex Rodriguez stays quiet after lawyer levies charges against Yankees ... - The Star-Ledger
Alex Rodriguez stays quiet after lawyer levies charges against Yankees ...
Lawyer: First settlement of Sandusky-related sex abuse claim reached with Penn ...
Lawyer: First settlement of Sandusky-related sex abuse claim reached with Penn ...
First Penn State abuse claim settled, lawyer says
The Inquirer said it had interviewed Kline on Friday along with Michael Rozen, one of the lawyers brought in by Penn State to resolve the civil claims. Rozen told the paper that Victim 5's case was considered to be more serious than others because his ...
Lawyer: First Settlement of Sandusky-Related Sex Abuse Claim Reached With ...
Lawyer: First Settlement of Sandusky-Related Sex Abuse Claim Reached With ...
Lawyer says first Penn State abuse claim settled
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2013, file photo, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse for a post-sentencing hearing in Bellefonte, Pa. A lawyer says his client is the first to settle a civil claim ...
Lawyer says first Penn State abuse claim settled for millions
A lawyer for one of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky's accusers said that his client has reached a settlement with the university worth several million dollars. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the deal is the first of 26 ...
A-Rod's lawyer says Yankees were misleading about injuries, made him look ...
A-Rod's lawyer says Yankees were misleading about injuries, made him look ...
A-Rod lawyer blasts Yankees; team prez wants Galea medical records released
“I'm going to defer to my lawyer to go about these matters,” Rodriguez said. Asked if he had anything to hide, he said, “No.” In a telephone interview yesterday, Levine said, “Alex is trying to distract from the only relevant question in this matter ...
Lawyer questioning judge's recusal after ex-Mayor Daley subpoenaed to testify
A lawyer fighting to free a convicted rapist from prison is questioning the timing of a Cook County judge stepping down from the case after former Mayor Richard Daley and an Illinois appellate judge were subpoenaed to testify as witnesses. On Tuesday ...
Recovering from polar bear attack, Lewiston lawyer back home
&quotMy neck is real sore. It's like a whiplash injury, except only in reverse because usually it's your head flopping around, but he had me by the head and it was my body flopping around," Matt Dyer said in his Turner home Saturday about the July 24 ...
First Pitch: Lawyer: We have evidence
BOSTON -- Alex Rodriguez's new lawyer Joe Tacopina says that anyone who doesn't think he has evidence to support what he had said about the Yankees treatment of A-Rod has another thing coming. "I'm anxious to meet them in court," Tacopina told ...
A-Rod's Lawyer On Attack Against Yankees, MLB
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has hired a new lawyer to take on the Yankees organization. As 1010 WINS' Glenn Schuck reported, Rodriguez and his lawyer Joseph Tacopina are now on the attack. In an interview with ...
Lawyer: 1 of 2 Norwegians imprisoned in Congo since 2009 for murder of driver ...
Lawyer: 1 of 2 Norwegians imprisoned in Congo since 2009 for murder of driver ...
Lawyer: Norwegian imprisoned in Congo has died
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Tjostolv Moland, one of two Norwegian citizens imprisoned in Congo since 2009 on murder charges, has died in prison, his lawyer and government officials said Sunday. The cause of death wasn't immediately clear. British-Norwegian ...
Oscar Pistorius' Lawyer: Trial Set for March 2014
"The trial will be in March next year," his lawyer, Kenny Oldwage, told Agence France-Presse. "It will be from the first week of March until end of March." STORY: TLC Acquires Oscar Pistorius Documentary. The South African double-amputee, a former ...
Lawyer: Norwegian Imprisoned in Congo Has Died
Tjostolv Moland, one of two Norwegian citizens imprisoned in Congo since 2009 on murder charges, has died in prison, his lawyer and government officials said Sunday. He was 32. The cause of death wasn't immediately clear, attorney Hans Marius ...
9/11 Lawyer to Challenge Secret Guantanamo Camp
A lawyer for a Guantanamo Bay prisoner charged in the Sept. 11 terror attacks plans to challenge conditions inside the top-secret prison-within-a-prison known as Camp 7. James Connell says he was able to see the camp and meet there for the first time ...
Alex Rodriguez's lawyer accuses Yankees of sabotaging slugger's medical ...
Alex Rodriguez's lawyer accuses Yankees of sabotaging slugger's medical ...
Lawyer to challenge secret Guantanamo camp
A defence lawyer who gained rare access to an ultra-secret section of the Guantanamo Bay prison has said that the camp does not meet international standards under the Geneva Conventions, an allegation denied by the chief prosecutor for the US military ...
9/11 lawyer to challenge secret Guantanamo camp
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba A defense lawyer who gained rare access to an ultra-secret section of the Guantanamo Bay prison said Sunday that the camp does not meet international standards under the Geneva Conventions, an allegation ...
Lawyers: 2nd wire payment rejected
Alex Rodriguez paid for Tony Bosch's attorney and later made a wire transfer for nearly $50,000 that Bosch's attorney refused to accept, Bosch's attorneys told "Outside the Lines" on Sunday. The second transfer, described by one of Rodriguez's former ...
Report: Alex Rodriguez paid for Tony Bosch's lawyer
A lawyer for Rodriguez's former law firm, said that the $50,000 had been sent in an error and asked for it to be returned. Of course, all of this suggests that Rodriguez was trying to enlist Bosch's aid in the Biogenesis investigation before MLB earned ...
Swiss Lawyer, Sheppard Mullin, DLA Piper: Business of Law
A Swiss lawyer pleaded guilty in a U.S. probe of offshore tax evasion and has been telling prosecutors how he helped American clients use secret accounts to hide assets from the Internal Revenue Service. Edgar Paltzer, 57, admitted Aug. 16 in federal ...
Defense lawyer in 9/11 case at Guantanamo says he will challenge conditions in ...
Defense lawyer in 9/11 case at Guantanamo says he will challenge conditions in ...
Michaella McCollum Connolly's lawyer denies she went to Peru to pay off debt
The lawyer for a woman accused of being a drugs mule in Peru has denied weekend reports that his client went to South America to pay off a €4,000 (£3,400) debt. Peter Madden, the solicitor for Michaella McCollum Connolly, from Dungannon in Northern ...
Ex-CIA official to ask Italy for pardon over rendition: lawyer
ROME (Reuters) - Former CIA Milan station chief Robert Seldon Lady is to ask Italy's president to pardon him for kidnapping an Egyptian Muslim cleric under the U.S. "extraordinary rendition" program, his lawyer was quoted as saying on Monday. Lady was ...
Egypt's Mubarak to be freed from jail, lawyer says
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's disgraced former President Hosni Mubarak will be released from jail soon, after prosecutors cleared him in a corruption case, his lawyer said on Monday, dropping a new bombshell on a nation in turmoil. The most populous Arab ...
A-Rod's Lawyer Says MLB's Evidence Won't Hold Up
Major League Baseball's evidence against Alex Rodriguez is so weak he shouldn't serve even one inning of his 211-game suspension, the lawyer for the Yankees slugger said Monday. Joe Tacopina told NBC's "Today" show ( (link) 1eWZyHs ) ...
Mubarak's lawyer says he could be released, as violence spirals in Egypt
CAIRO — Longtime Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak could walk out of jail within days, court officials and his lawyer said Monday, injecting a volatile new element into the political crisis that has engulfed the world's largest Arab country. The former ...
Egypt court acquits Hosni Mubarak on corruption charges; Lawyer says he'll ...
Egypt court acquits Hosni Mubarak on corruption charges; Lawyer says he'll ...
Alex Rodriguez's Lawyer Says Yankees Hid Injury from Star Slugger
The star third baseman's newly retained lawyer, Joseph Tacopina, is raising accusations that the club attempted to shorten A-Rod's career by playing him when he was injured, per Steve Eder of the New York Times. During the 2012 playoffs, Tacopina said, ...
Heywood family close to compensation deal with Gu: lawyer
BEIJING (AFP) – Relatives of Neil Heywood, the British businessman murdered by the wife of powerful Chinese politician Bo Xilai, are close to agreeing compensation with her representatives, a lawyer said Monday. The case triggered the downfall of Bo ...
Lawyer appointed for Joaquin Rams in Pr. William capital murder case
A lawyer was appointed Monday to represent Joaquin S. Rams, who is accused of the capital murder of his infant son. Rams, 41, is accused of drowning his 15 1/2-month-old son, Prince McLeod Rams. Rams had gone for more than a month without defense ...
A-Rod's lawyer grilled on 'Today Show'
Host Matt Lauer, in an interview Monday morning with Alex Rodriguez's lawyer on the “Today Show,” said that Major League Baseball had sent him a letter saying it was willing to waive the confidentiality clause in the Joint Drug Agreement and release ...
Lawyer in Penn State negotiations says 25 of 31 claims expected to be settled ...
Lawyer in Penn State negotiations says 25 of 31 claims expected to be settled ...
EXCLUSIVE: Alex Rodriguez's new lawyer has conflict of interest, says Brian ...
EXCLUSIVE: Alex Rodriguez's new lawyer has conflict of interest, says Brian ...
Alex Rodriguez's lawyer ambushed by Matt Lauer on the 'Today Show'
The attorney talked with Lauer about how Rodriguez's camp would love to discuss the specifics of the Biogenesis case, but they are prohibited from doing so by the confidentiality provisions in the Joint Drug Agreement. Lauer then presented a letter to ...
Lawyer: 25 of 31 to Settle With Penn State
A lawyer brought in by Penn State to help resolve civil claims with former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse victims said Monday he expects 25 of 31 to be settled by the end of the week. Attorney Michael Rozen said "the ...
Manning's lawyer: he should not 'rot in jail'
Fort Meade, Maryland (CNN) -- A military prosecutor said Bradley Manning acted as a "determined insider" in leaking classified information about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and should be locked up for 60 years at least, but the Army private's ...
Use of UK terror law to detain reporter's partner 'a disgrace': lawyer
"They completely abused their own terrorism law for reasons having nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism," he wrote in a column in the Guardian, adding that Miranda was given no access to a lawyer. "If the UK and U.S. governments believe that tactics ...
Prisoner rights lawyer says force-feeding breaks international law
SACRAMENTO -- A prisoners' rights lawyer says Monday's federal judge's order allowing California prison doctors to force-feed inmates on hunger strike "violates international law and generally accepted medical ethics." Force-feeding "should only be ...
Lawyer: San Diego mayor in settlement talks
Lawyer Gloria Allred, who represents Mayor Bob Filner's former communications director, said a retired federal judge is mediating the negotiations. She added the talks are ongoing and she couldn't comment further. It wasn't known if Filner was present ...
Chinese lawyer says murdered Briton's family's compensation talks see progress
BEIJING — The lawyer for the family of a British businessman murdered by the wife of a former high-flying Chinese politician said Tuesday that some progress has been made in efforts to seek compensation. He Zhengsheng, a Beijing lawyer for the family ...
Rodriguez's Lawyer Calls Baseball's Offer a 'Trap'
After a weekend filled with fresh allegations from a lawyer representing Rodriguez, sharp retorts by the Yankees and Major League Baseball, and Rodriguez's heroics against the rival Boston Red Sox, Monday morning brought yet another twist. Appearing as ...
Lawyer raises concerns about racial makeup of potential jurors in Ga. baby ...
Lawyer raises concerns about racial makeup of potential jurors in Ga. baby ...
Lawyer: David Miranda seeks legal review
The lawyer for David Miranda, who is the partner of the journalist working with NSA leaker Edward Snowden, told Reuters they are seeking judicial review of Miranda's detention, and thus asking authorities to not inspect anything taken from Miranda ...