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  • HIV Positive Charles County, MD School Aide Arrested for Recording Sexual Assaults of Students

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 10-Jul-2017

    By: Joseph Cammarata In what has become a widely publicized case of sexual abuse, a former middle school instructional assistant was recently arrested and charged in Charles County, Maryland for allegedly sexually assaulting students and making video recordings of the abuse. Officials report that 30-year-old Carlos DeAngelo Bell was arrested on June 30 th for allegedly recording acts of abuse of ...
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  • D.C. Council Moves Forward With Plan to Provide Free Lawyers in Certain Civil Lawsuits

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 16-Nov-2016

    By: Allan M. Siegel The District of Columbia Council is considering passing a law that would provide free legal counsel to low-income tenants in certain housing cases, such as evictions. The bill was authored by council member Kenyan R. McDuffie (D-Ward 5). The bill is significant because, in landlord-tenant disputes, tenants are rarely represented by lawyers, whereas landlords usually are. ...
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  • Police Shooting of DC Motorcyclist Prompts Change to Bodycam Rules

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 4-Oct-2016

    By: Allan M. Siegel On September 11, 2016, Terrence Sterling had recently left a bachelor’s party and was operating a motorcycle in the District of Columbia, and crashed his vehicle into a Metropolitan Police Department vehicle. Either immediately before or after the crash – the timing is unclear – a police officer, Officer Brian Trainer, shot and killed Mr. Sterling, who was ...
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  • Erin Andrews Awarded $55 Million in Privacy Invasion Lawsuit

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 8-Mar-2016

    A Tennessee jury has awarded sports reporter Erin Andrews $55 million in an invasion of privacy lawsuit. Andrews sued after peeping tom video footage of her in a Nashville hotel surfaced online in 2009. Andrews’ stalker videotaped her nude through a peephole from the hotel room next to Andrews’ room. She filed suit against the operator, a Nashville-based Marriott hotel, and Michael ...
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  • The Downing of the Germanwings Aircraft

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 6-Apr-2015

    By: Ira Sherman Our hearts go out to the families and friends of all the passengers whose lives were lost in the Germanwings airline crash. The acknowledged failure of the Lufthansa-owned budget-flight spin-off, Germanwings to protect its passengers from the actions of the co-pilot proved to be fatal to all 150 people on Flight 9525. Nothing can bring loved ones back, but the families of the ...
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  • Partner Joseph Cammarata Holds Press Conference in DC for Defamation Lawsuit Filed Against Bill Cosby

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 10-Dec-2014

    Today - Wednesday, December 10 th at 3:00 p.m. - CSCS Partner Joseph Cammarata will be discussing a new defamation lawsuit filed against Bill Cosby in Washington, DC. The lawsuit is being filed by Partner Cammarata's client Tamara Green, who alleges she was sexually assaulted by comedian Bill Cosby in the 1970s. The defamation suit will present a first-of-its-kind opportunity for Ms. Green, ...
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  • Georgetown Rabbi Barry Freundel Taken Into Custody for Invasion of Privacy, Voyeurism Charge

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 15-Oct-2014

    By: Joseph Cammarata On Tuesday October 14 th, Rabbi Barry Freundel of the Kesher Israel Congregation synagogue in Georgetown was arrested by DC police and charged with voyeurism. According to officials, Freundel was taken into custody following a search of his home, five blocks from the synagogue on N Street, NW. Freundel is considered one of the area's leading rabbis, and has led the Kesher ...
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  • FTC Files Lawsuit Against T-Mobile for Bogus Charges on Customers' Bills

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 3-Jul-2014

    By: Allan M. Siegel On Tuesday July 2, 2014, federal regulators from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit against T-Mobile, one of the world's largest mobile phone service providers. In the lawsuit, the FTC alleges that T-Mobile had been illegally profiting from putting bogus charges on customers' bills. In total, the FTC claims that T-Mobile defrauded customers out of ...
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  • Over a 100 former professional football players filed suit in California against the NFL and several helmet manufacturers. The complaint alleges that the brains of deceased former NFL players, examined after their death, revealed that the condition of their brain were the same as those found in punch-drunk boxers. Additionally, researchers have found that players who have had multiple concussions ...
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  • Fort Totten Metro Case Proceeds Forward

    Posted By Page1Admin || 26-Jul-2011

    The crash of two metro cars on the red line in June 2009 was a tragedy. It killed nine people, and injured hundred others. The tragedy has been aggravated by the fact that Metro has refused to take responsibility for its failures. Discovery has revealed that Metro mixed parts from different manufacturers in the signals that detect that trains on the tracks. Mixing these parts caused the signals to ...
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  • The law firm recently settled a case for $698,750 on behalf of a man who was killed by tractor-trailer driver. Our client was the manager and owner of a campground in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. The truck driver had entered the campground without permission to visit one of the families who was living on the campground. There is a sign at the front of the campground that says that all visitors must ...
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  • Misuse of legal procedure

    Posted By Page1Admin || 13-Jan-2011

    The newspapers are replete with stories about "frivolous lawsuits". The law protects against the filing of frivolous lawsuits. Therefore, the concept is just a publicity campaign by insurance companies and others who have little sympathy for individuals injured as a result of the negligence of large corporations and others. The law recognizes that if you sue somebody without any cause ...
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