Claim Under 93A Yields $6.7 Million in Fatal Fall Case

October 1, 2011: Attorney Jeffrey A. Newman represented the family of a Northeastern University student, Jacob Freeman, who died after falling down an illegal concealed stairway in the rear of a bar on April 1, 2007. Newman convinced Superior Court Judge Elisabeth M. Fahey that the bar and its commercial landlord should be liable under […]

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FIRST CIVIL LAWSUIT OVER COLORADO MASSACRE

One of the victims in the James Holmes massacre has retained counsel and is preparing a lawsuit against the threatre which he feels dropped the ball in providing security. Terrence Brown Jr. was in the Century 16 Theater when Holmes attacked. While he was not physically injured, he claims to have suffered severe emotional trauma. […]

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LAWSUIT FILED FOR WOMAN WHO BLED TO DEATH FROM PRADAXA

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Boehringer Ingelheim on behalf of a woman who bled to death, it is alleged from the side affects of Pradaxa a drug used to prevent strokes among individuals with atrial fribrillation. The medication was promoted as better than warfarin because it needs less monitoring but Pradaxa does […]

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Judge awards $6.7 million for death of Northeastern University Student

findings-of-facts-rulings-of-law-and-and-order-of-judgment-on-plaintiffs-93a-claim1 & 93a-judgment1 A Suffolk Superior Court Judge has awarded over $6.7 million against a Boston bar for the death of a Northeastern University student Jacob Freeman. The opinion is attached. Counsel for the Estate are Jeffrey Newman, JeffreyNewmanLaw Boston and Marblehead and Joseph Sano, Prince Lobel Boston.

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