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Connecticut judge orders Infowars’ Alex Jones to pay damages to families of Sandy Hook shooting victims

November 15, 2021

A Connecticut judge has ruled conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is responsible for all damages in the defamation lawsuits brought against him by the families of those killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting after his repeated claims that the Newtown massacre was a hoax. READ MORE

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Jury Finds Former Police Officer Liable In Bridgeport Man’s 2013 Death

October 15, 2021

“Justice is served,” said Antonio Ponvert III, the lawyer for the Stukes’ family. “This is a victory for Bryan Jamal Stukes, for his mother Melissa, for all victims of police excessive force, and for the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Police officers are not above the law. Police officers must tell the truth when they violate citizen’s rights. Police officers will be held accountable when they commit unlawful acts and then try to escape responsibility.”

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Remington Subpoenas Report Cards Of 5 Children Killed In Sandy Hook Shooting

September 2, 2021

“The records cannot possibly excuse Remington’s egregious marketing conduct, or be of any assistance in estimating the catastrophic damages in this case. The only relevant part of their attendance records is that they were at their desks on December 14, 2012,” said Josh Koskoff, one of the lawyers representing the Sandy Hook parents.

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Attorney Chris Mattei Discusses Dismissal Obtained In Defense Of Route 8 Protesters 

June 25, 2021

“Last summer, young people all across the country put themselves on the line to demand justice for George Floyd and a better country for all of us,” Cotton and Martinez’s lawyer, Christopher Mattei, said later.

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Judge dismisses charges against women arrested during Route 8 protest after George Floyd death A Superior Court judge on Friday dismissed the charges against two women arrested during a protest — sparked by the death of George Floyd last year — that shut down Route 8 for several hours. READ MORE

Antonio Ponvert Interviewed About Police Brutality LISTEN HERE

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Family of man who committed suicide sues Waterbury Hospital The family of a man who committed suicide at Waterbury Hospital has filed suit against the hospital, its parent company and the doctors who treated him. READ MORE

Supreme Court Allows Sandy Hook Relatives to Sue Gun Maker The Supreme Court cleared the way on Tuesday for relatives of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims to sue the Remington Arms Company, the maker of the rifle used in the massacre. READ MORE

17 new lawsuits allege Pam cooking spray cans exploded, causing severe burns Conagra Brands has been hit with 17 new lawsuits that allege certain cans of Pam cooking spray ignited fires that severely burned users. READ MORE

Setting Sights on the AR-15: After Las Vegas Shooting, Lawyers Target Gun Companies For years, advocates of gun control have struggled to pierce a legal shield that protects firearms manufacturers from liability, even as gunmen in mass shootings have relied on their powerful wares to amplify the carnage of their attacks. READ MORE

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Remington Subpoenas Report Cards of 5 Children Killed in Sandy Hook Shooting As part of a lawsuit defense, the company that made the guns used in the Sandy Hook shooting demanded the disciplinary and attendance records of dead children. READ MORE

Supreme Court Allows Sandy Hook Relatives to Sue Gun Maker The Supreme Court cleared the way on Tuesday for relatives of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims to sue the Remington Arms Company, the maker of the rifle used in the massacre. READ MORE

Setting Sights on the AR-15: After Las Vegas Shooting, Lawyers Target Gun Companies For years, advocates of gun control have struggled to pierce a legal shield that protects firearms manufacturers from liability, even as gunmen in mass shootings have relied on their powerful wares to amplify the carnage of their attacks. READ MORE

Families of Sandy Hook shooting victims can sue gunmaker Remington over 2012 attack, court says Connecticut’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle can be sued and potentially held liable in the 2012 mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. READ MORE

Connecticut judge orders Alex Jones to turn over some Infowars financial documents to Sandy Hook families A Superior Court judge ruled Friday that Alex Jones must turn over some financial and marketing documents related to his Infowars empire to the parents of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims who are suing him for calling the 2012 massacre at the school a hoax. READ MORE

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Koskoff’s Horwitz Joins American College of Trial Lawyers Membership in the college, by invitation only, is afforded to lawyers with at least 15 years of experience and may not exceed 1% of the total lawyer population of any state or province. READ MORE

Law Firm Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder‘s Connection to ‘Black Panther’ Star Chadwick Boseman “It makes me wonder whether his absence from some of the activities was because he was simultaneously dealing with his disease and diagnosis,” Connecticut attorney Josh Koskoff said regarding the actor. READ MORE

Connecticut Movers: Lawyers Making a Difference Attorney Preston C. Tisdale, of Bridgeport’s Koskoff, Koskoff & Bieder, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Public Justice Foundation. READ MORE

UConn’s First JD-MD Grad Confronts Talk of ‘Betrayal’ It’s safe to say that doctors view medical malpractice attorneys with a certain amount of skepticism. A good med mal lawyer can eviscerate a physician’s reputation and decimate his or her assets. READ MORE

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