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William Davis secures $250,000 settlement in automobile accident case

When a 70-year-old widow and business owner suffered serious financial losses when three automobiles crashed into her building and caused severe structural damage, she turned to William Davis, of of the trial-lawyer firm of McMonagle, Perri, McHugh & Mischak, for help. He secured a $250,000 award for the woman, who had taken over business after her […]

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City hires Cosby lawyer for Henon in FBI probe

The city has hired a criminal defense lawyer for Councilman Bobby Henon, whose offices were searched by the FBI in August. Brian McMonagle, currently the lead attorney defending comedian Bill Cosby in his criminal sexual assault case, will counsel Henon at the city’s standard rate of $225 an hour, city officials said. “The Law Department […]

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No charges for Agholor in strip club incident

Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor will not face charges for the alleged sexual assault of an exotic dancer at a South Philadelphia strip club last month, prosecutors said Monday. In a two-paragraph statement, District Attorney Seth Williams said: “Our staff and the police reached the conclusion that we lacked sufficient evidence to bring charges against […]

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Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor won’t face sexual assault charges

No charges will be filed against Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor over a sexual assault allegation made last month by a 27-year-old dancer at Philly strip club, prosecutors announced on Monday. “As a result of this joint investigation, our staff and the police reached the conclusion that we lacked sufficient evidence to bring charges against […]

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Defense Attorney: Nelson Agholor “Has Not Engaged In Any Criminal Conduct”

Prominent Philadelphia defense attorney Fortunato “Fred” Perri, Jr. has rebuffed an allegation that Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor sexually assaulted a dancer at Cheerleaders Gentlemen’s Club. “Nelson has not engaged in any criminal conduct,” wrote Perri, who is representing Agholor, in an email late Friday afternoon. “We’re confident that he will not be charged with a crime.” Earlier […]

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Jury acquits two officers in 2013 beating

In a courtroom overflowing with police and supporters, a jury on Monday acquitted two former Philadelphia police officers of beating and falsely prosecuting a Fairhill man who fled on his motor scooter after a traffic stop and led them on a pursuit driving the wrong way on busy Lehigh Avenue. Former Officers Sean McKnight and […]

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LeSean McCoy meets with prosecutors despite reports talk was off

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy met with Philadelphia prosecutors Tuesday evening. The meeting, which originally had been scheduled to take place at the district attorney’s office, instead took place at the office of McCoy’s attorney, Dennis Cogan. Cogan said McCoy met with assistant city prosecutors. McCoy and Cogan walked out together after the meeting, […]

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Who’s defending Bill Cosby? A look at his criminal team

PHILADELPHIA – At his only criminal court appearance to date, aging TV icon Bill Cosby stumbled past a scrum of photographers while two lawyers held him up on either side, walking him into a suburban Philadelphia courtroom. The attorneys hired to defend Cosby in the sex-assault case are a study in contrasts: — Outsider Monique […]

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Best man acquitted in wedding melee

Most young marrieds reminisce about their wedding. Few do it on the witness stand, testifying in the assault trial of their best man. At least for Michael Sofka and Nicole Sannuti-Sofka, recounting those memories at best man Matthew Sofka’s trial Thursday ended better than the post-wedding party three years ago, when Matthew Sofka was arrested […]

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Jury acquits ex-cop of perjury charge

In 2011, Lupo and his then-partner from the 14th District pulled over a driver for running a stop sign. The driver later was charged with marijuana possession when a warranted search of his vehicle recovered about 2 pounds of the substance. Lupo initially testified that he never opened the trunk of the vehicle. Later surveillance […]

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