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Seattle lawyer sues hospital after devastating diagnosis
SEATTLE - A Seattle lawyer and amateur jazz drummer says a mistake at the University of Washington Medical Center has him in a losing battle for his life. Now he and his wife are suing over a devastating diagnosis. A lawsuit says a radiologist at UW ...
Arrington hires Erie lawyer Ambrose in FBI probe
Erie City Council President Sonya Arrington has hired a well-known Erie defense lawyer in relation to an FBI probe of Mothers Against Teen Violence, the anti-violence program she founded eight years ago. Lawyer Leonard Ambrose, in an interview ...
Well-known lawyer supports McDonald
A well-known Hartford lawyer, who once worked for failed Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, favors Supreme Court Justice Andrew J. McDonald's nomination for chief justice, warning opponents that criticism that McDonald is a liberal activist ...
Foreclosure Defense Lawyer Wins Case But Can't Collect Fees
Legal standing — the issue that once tilted foreclosure cases in the borrowers' favor — is again proving to be problematic for defense lawyers in appellate court. Wednesday, the Fourth District Court of Appeal issued a single-paragraph decision ...
Lawyer: Man accused of Oscar theft will fight felony charge
A lawyer for the man charged with stealing Frances McDormand's Academy Award said Wednesday that he and his client plan to "forcefully and aggressively resist" the allegations against him. Attorney Daniel Brookman acknowledged that suspect Terry Bryant ...
Ex-Bush ethics lawyer exploring bid for Franken's former Senate seat
Richard Painter, a vocal critic of the Trump administration who served as White House ethics counsel to former President George W. Bush, announced on Wednesday that he is eyeing a potential Senate bid. Painter has set up an exploratory committee for ...
Attorney for porn star suing President claims Trump's lawyer 'further threatened' her
Cohen's lawyer, Rosen, said the settlement agreement had a clause that allowed the LLC "to seek an injunction in the event of a breach or threatened breach of the agreement." "The designated judge from the arbitration tribunal found that Ms. Clifford ...
Lawyer who stole US whistleblower lawsuits receives prison term
(Reuters) - A former partner at a major U.S. law firm who admitted to trying to sell stolen copies of sealed whistleblower lawsuits against corporations he obtained while working at the Justice Department was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 months in ...
Longtime lawyer was also amateur actor on stage, TV
William S. Friedman, who once worked with Ohio Governor James A. Rhodes before founding his own lawfirm, has died. He was 78. READ MORE: Dayton Daily News obituaries. Friedman was born in Springfield on March 19, 1941. After working with Rhodes, he ...
Adult film star's lawyer claims Trump knew of payments
Adult film star's lawyer claims Trump knew of payments. More. Stormy Daniels' lawyer said the president must have known about a deal negotiated just before the 2016 election to pay Daniels to not discuss her alleged 2006 affair with Trump. 4:44 | 03/08 ...
Martin Shkreli's Lawyer Makes a Last-Minute Plea for Mercy
Martin Shkreli's lawyer made a last-minute pitch to the judge who's going to sentence him Friday, saying his client didn't try to create "a circus-like atmosphere" at his trial, which he blamed on a “rabid media presence" that “did its best" to disrupt ...
Stormy Daniels's Lawyer Originally Bought Tully's Coffee with ...
Stormy Daniels's Lawyer Originally Bought Tully's Coffee with ...
Lawyer's 'Get-Rich' Scheme Has B-Movie Start, Prison Finale
His pay was about three times more than he made as a $150,000-per year government lawyer, according to court filings. Wertkin also had real estate holdings in Washington worth more than $1 million and $250,000 in the bank, Harris said. “He could have ...
Tubby Smith should get strong review from Memphis, lawyer says
In the wake of a report that Memphis might fire Tubby Smith after the season and hire Tigers legend Penny Hardaway, Smith's lawyer said the coach has received only positive feedback from school administrators. "What Tubby has gotten consistently from ...
Lawyer suspended 10 months for trust account, cooperation lapses
A Salem attorney has agreed to a 10-month suspension of his law license beginning in June for ethics violations involving client money and cooperation with bar regulators. C. Gregory Phillips' deal with bar prosecutors includes a five-year probation ...
Lawyer accused in Baldwin Park shooting is caught in Idaho
Idaho State police took both into custody. Lt. Chris Kuberry said Baldwin Park police had entered the license plates of vehicles associated with Allen into the National Crime Information Center. Idaho State police saw the car. Allen is a suspect in the ...
Trump's legal team adds 'pit bull' NYC lawyer to fight porn star
Stormy Daniels attends the 2017 Adult Video News Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Jan. 21, 2017 in Las Vegas.more +. 0 Shares. Email. President Donald Trump has added yet another lawyer in his outside legal team -– New York attorney Lawrence S ...
Fox News settles gender discrimination suit with female reporter, her lawyer says
Diana Falzone, a reporter who covered entertainment and issues related to sexual harassment, has settled a lawsuit with Fox News and left the company, her lawyer told CNN Thursday evening. "We resolved Diana Falzone's case against Fox News and she no ...
Lawyer: Yovino will claim at trial she was raped by SHU football players
Bridgeport lawyer Frank Riccio II, who represents the two men, said that as a result of Yovino's rape allegations, his clients were scheduled for a school disciplinary hearing but on the advice of legal council agreed instead to withdraw from the ...
'Pharma Bro' lawyer says he sometimes wants to punch his client in the face
'Pharma Bro' lawyer says he sometimes wants to punch his client in the face. By Associated Press. Mar 09, 2018 | 9:15 AM. | New York. 'Pharma Bro' lawyer says he sometimes wants to punch his client in the face. Martin Shkreli makes a face as his ...
Stormy Daniels' Lawyer's Coffee Chain Just Ran Out of Coffee
It's going to be a rough weekend for Tully's Coffee, the Seattle-based coffee chain that was once an early Starbucks competitor: it has to shut down its shops temporarily due to a lack of, well, coffee. The reason? Michael Avenatti, lawyer for adult ...
An immigrant's tale of becoming Philadelphia's lawyer
Friday was Sozi Tulante's last day as Philadelphia City Hall's top lawyer as he ended his two-year tenure as city solicitor to teach at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. While overseeing the city's 216 attorneys, Tulante, 42, led civil suits ...
Trump lawyer Michael Cohen says he paid Stormy Daniels with his home-equity line
Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti said on CNN that "it's absolutely laughable" that Trump was not aware of attempts by Cohen to pay Daniels. Later, on Twitter, he questioned Cohen's assertion about relying on a home-equity line to come up with the money ...
Openly gay lawyer faces former police chief in Fort Lauderdale's historic mayoral runoff
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - If Dean Trantalis wins Tuesday's election, he could become Fort Lauderdale's first openly-gay mayor. He is running against Vice Mayor Bruce Roberts, after falling short of the 50 percent of the votes required to win during the ...
City lawyer arrested for shoving cop over blocked icy sidewalk
A senior lawyer for the city is facing a year in jail after allegedly barging onto a lower Manhattan street that was blocked with police tape because of falling ice — and then tussling with the cop who tried to stop him. “I work for Corporation ...
Top ACLU Voting Rights Lawyer Rips Into Trump Expert's Evidence Of Kansas Voter Fraud
Top ACLU Voting Rights Lawyer Rips Into Trump Expert's Evidence Of Kansas Voter Fraud. Hans von Spakovsky admits he can't name an election that turned on noncitizen ballots in a trial over proof-of-citizenship law. By Sam Levine. Mike Segar / Reuters ...
South African rights lawyer plans listeria class action against Tiger ...
South African rights lawyer plans listeria class action against Tiger ...
Trump Talks With Clinton Impeachment Lawyer About Aiding in ...
Trump Talks With Clinton Impeachment Lawyer About Aiding in ...
Stormy Daniels lawyer: People have offered to pay $1 million penalty for her to speak out
Adult-film star Stormy Daniels's lawyer said on Saturday that at least 10 people have offered to cover the $1 million penalty she would be subject to for breaking her nondisclosure agreement regarding her alleged affair with President Trump · Donald ...
Government lawyer to high court: Don't hear Blagojevich appeal
CHICAGO — A top federal government lawyer is urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear disgraced ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that in a 34-page brief filed Friday, Solicitor General Noel John Francisco calls ...
Lawyer stands by as York County students plan to join walkout on ...
Lawyer stands by as York County students plan to join walkout on ...
Lawyer: New emails reveal conspiracy in Johnny Delashaw case
Dr. Johnny Delashaw, the former chair of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute in Seattle, filed new court documents last week that his lawyers say reveal a plot among medical colleagues to oust the Longview-bred neurosurgeon from his position. Among ...
Lawyer calls officer-involved shooting unjustified
A lawyer for a man shot during an officer-involved shooting in Flowood claims the incident was unjustified. Authorities said officers were trying to arrest Kenara McDavid for attempting to illegally obtain prescription medication. Advertisement. Police ...
Uber lawyer Salle Yoo asked for $100 million and got a great ...
Uber lawyer Salle Yoo asked for $100 million and got a great ...
Trump Denies Eyeing Hiring of Bill Clinton Impeachment Lawyer
President Donald Trump has hit out at a report claiming that he is moving to strengthen his legal team by tapping a top lawyer who represented former president Bill Clinton during impeachment proceedings. “The Failing New York Times purposely wrote a ...
Clinton impeachment lawyer under consideration for White House job
March 11 (Reuters) - Veteran Washington lawyer Emmet Flood is under consideration for a White House job assisting U.S. President Donald Trump with the Russia probe, according to a person familiar with the matter. Flood, who advised former President ...
Florida school shooting: Lawyer says more families likely to sue
The lawyer who filed notice of a lawsuit on behalf of a student shot five times in the massacre at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School says he expects to be filing legal papers for more families of victims soon. Lawyer Alex Arreaza told USA ...
Trump Doesn't Deny He's Recruiting an Impeachment Lawyer
As Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation expands and accelerates, the president is reportedly looking to shake up his legal staff. While Ty Cobb has acted as Donald Trump's lawyer throughout the investigation, Trump and Cobb have both made it ...
14 Years Since 'Disappearance' of Thai Rights Lawyer
Somchai, the former chairman of Thailand's Muslim Lawyers Association and vice-chairman of the Human Rights Committee of the Lawyers Council of Thailand, was abducted on March 12, 2004, in Bangkok by alleged police officers. He has not been seen since ...
As '60 Minutes' Prepares Stormy Daniels Interview, Lawyers Battle
The CBS News program “60 Minutes” was moving forward with plans to show an interview it conducted last week with the pornographic film actress who says she had an affair with Donald J. Trump as her lawyer and a lawyer for the president traded public ...
Kate Upton Declines Interview In Paul Marciano Sexual Assault Investigation
Kate Upton has refused to be interviewed by a lawyer who was hired by the Special Committee of the Board Directors of Guess to investigate her claim Chief Creative Officer Paul Marciano sexually assaulted her. Upton had said publicly she would ...
Trump's Lawyers Seem to Be Getting Desperate
This weekend, BuzzFeed reported that Trump's lawyers are considering a legal challenge to block 60 Minutes from airing its interview with Stormy Daniels. This legal maneuver is even less likely to succeed than the other one. The pretext for the ...
Johnson Controls tax lawyer used fake invoices in $4.5 million fraud
Hess, a tax lawyer at Johnson Controls, had gone to law school in the 1980s with Hilborn, who had taken over a small personal injury and product liability firm in Michigan. The plea agreement says the two stayed in touch over the years and Hess ...
Lawyer Representing Stormy Daniels Discusses Case Surrounding Alleged Trump Affair
Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing Stormy Daniels — the adult film actress alleging to have had an affair with President Trump in 2006 — talks about the upcoming legal case. Daniels, whose given name is Stephanie Clifford, is suing Trump to ...
No Money to Make Bail or Pay for a Lawyer? Too Bad, Say Officials ...
No Money to Make Bail or Pay for a Lawyer? Too Bad, Say Officials ...
Felon accused of assaulting his attorney in jail gets new lawyer for ...
Felon accused of assaulting his attorney in jail gets new lawyer for ...
Richmond lawyer sentenced to 12 months in bankruptcy fraud and tax case
A former Richmond bankruptcy lawyer was sentenced to one year in prison Monday for bankruptcy fraud and for failing to pay the government her employees' taxes. Nnika Evangeline White, 42, founder of The Law Offices of White and Associates, was ...
Whether Lawyer Shot Wife on Purpose Is Key Question at Trial
By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press. ATLANTA (AP) — No one disputes that a well-connected and influential Atlanta attorney fatally shot his wife. The question jurors must consider over the coming weeks is whether he did it on purpose. Claud "Tex ...
Trump lawyer ignores porn star's offer to return hush money
Cohen, a private lawyer for Trump, has said he paid Clifford $130,000 of his own money during the 2016 presidential campaign. Cohen did not explain why he made the payment or say whether Trump was aware of it. Clifford's attorney, Michael Avenatti ...
Fake lawyer conned convicts out of thousands: prosecutors | New ...
Fake lawyer conned convicts out of thousands: prosecutors | New ...