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Tenacity Wins Cash Settlement for Couple in Case of Bat-Infested Home

A bat-infested home and a recalcitrant property manager drove a couple to seek help from McMonagle, Perri, McHugh & Mischak. The couple discovered the bats soon after moving into a luxury townhouse in Montgomery County. The property manager/owner, Korman Communities, refused to take any responsibility and told the couple they were free to move. McMonagle […]

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‘Keep Your Mouth Shut, Live Your Life’: Legal Expert On Early Release Of OJ Simpson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP)—A legal expert is weighing in on O.J. Simpson’s early release saying that the crime that landed him behind bars was “the dumbest thing he could have done.” Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a […]

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After Grisly Killings in Pennsylvania, a Quick Deal to Spare Execution

[Photo] Fortunato Perri, a defense lawyer for Cosmo DiNardo, outside the Bucks County Courthouse in Doylestown, Pa., last week. The police had been investigating the disappearance of four men in Pennsylvania for only a week when prosecutors sprang a deal on their chief suspect: Confess to murder and help the investigation, and avoid the death […]

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Philly attorney joins defense team representing Cosmo DiNardo in Bucks County missing men case

A Philadelphia defense attorney confirmed to reporters in Doylestown Borough on Thursday afternoon that he is representing a Bensalem man considered a person of interest in the disappearance of four men. Fortunato Perri Jr. said he is representing Cosmo DiNardo, the 20-year-old Bensalem man who’s being held in Bucks County’s prison in lieu of $5 […]

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Cosby lawyer employs tough cross-examinations, dramatic style

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – Defense attorney Brian McMonagle’s arguably biggest courtroom drama, the sex assault trial of entertainer Bill Cosby, has been a legal rematch with prosecutor Kevin Steele, who was on the opposing – and losing – side of a nearly identical 2014 rape case. In the Cosby trial, McMonagle, 58, wielded his signature […]

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National Coverage of Brian J. McMonagle Representation of Bill Cosby

Cosby attorney: He means a lot to a lot of us, CNN, June 27th, 2017 Bill Cosby’s lawyer ‘confident’ in acquittal if case is retried, ABC News, June 20th, 2017 Bill Cosby’s attorney says he is worried about entertainer’s health, CNN, June 18th, 2017 Cosby lawyer employs tough cross-examinations, dramatic style, Channel NewsAsia, June 13th, 2017 Bill Cosby’s Fate […]

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Lawyer: Eagles player licensed to carry gun in Texas

The lawyer for a Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver facing charges for driving with an unlicensed gun in New Jersey says that he is licensed to carry in Texas. Fortunato Perri Jr. says that Josh Huff is licensed in his home state and that the gun was not loaded when he was stopped on the Walt […]

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Fortunato Perri appears as a legal analyst on Fox29

Fortunato Perri Jr appeared October 27th as a legal analyst on the Fox29 news program Good Day to discuss the arrest and prosecution of the Villanova student charged with possessing sexually explicit secret recordings of women.

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Wife Aquitted of Murder

A 43 year old Philadelphia woman has been found not guilty in the 2015 stabbing death of her husband. Shara Stokes sobbed uncontrollably as the Not Guilty verdict was delivered to a packed courtroom. During the trial, Stokes took the stand in her own defense and testified that her husband was beating her at the […]

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Lawsuit filed against McCoy, 3 others in nightclub brawl incident

A lawsuit has been filed against NFL running back LeSean McCoy and a number of others who were allegedly involved in a brawl at a club with two off-duty Philadelphia Police officers. Police say the fight broke out at a Philadelphia nightclub back on February 7th, following a disagreement over who had purchased a $350 […]

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