Jennifer Lawrence’s hacker gets 8 months in prison

The man who hacked Jennier Lawrence, a Connecticut man who also hacked into more than 200 iCloud accounts of Hollywood stars and other people has been sentenced to eight months in prison. George Garofano was sentenced on Wednesday in federal court in Bridgeport. After prison, he must serve three years of supervised release and perform [...]

By |2018-08-31T13:00:41+01:00August 31st, 2018|Crime, Cyberlaw, International Law, Law|Comments Off on Jennifer Lawrence’s hacker gets 8 months in prison

Three accusers confront Bill Cosby in court

Three accusers confronted comedian Bill Cosby in court yesterday - with one calling him a "serial rapist" and another asking him through her tears: "You remember, don't you, Mr Cosby?" The women's charged rhetoric prompted several mistrial requests from Cosby's lawyers - which were denied - as prosecutors built their case that Cosby was one [...]

By |2018-04-12T09:46:15+01:00April 12th, 2018|Courts, Crime, International|Comments Off on Three accusers confront Bill Cosby in court

Woman who killed boyfriend in YouTube prank is jailed

A woman in the US has been jailed for killing her boyfriend in a stunt gone wrong which they hoped would go viral on the video sharing site, YouTube. The BBC are reporting how Monalisa Perez, now 20, was asked by Pedro Ruiz, 22, to fire a gun from 30cm away, believing a thick book [...]

By |2018-03-16T16:47:00+00:00March 16th, 2018|Courts, Crime, News|Comments Off on Woman who killed boyfriend in YouTube prank is jailed

Woman jailed for killing her boyfriend in YouTube prank

A woman in the US has been jailed for killing her boyfriend in a stunt gone wrong which they hoped would go viral on the video sharing site, YouTube. The BBC are reporting how Monalisa Perez, now 20, was asked by Pedro Ruiz, 22, to fire a gun from 30cm away, believing a thick book [...]

By |2018-03-16T16:47:00+00:00March 16th, 2018|Courts, Crime|Comments Off on Woman jailed for killing her boyfriend in YouTube prank

Ex-stripper jailed over horror Tinder sex assault

A former stripper and dating show contestant who once streaked in Croke Park has been jailed for five years for a sex attack on a woman he met on dating app Tinder. Dubliner Paul Flaherty (30) first made the headlines in 2007 when he did a charity fundraising streak at a match in Croke Park. [...]

By |2018-03-12T09:19:14+00:00March 12th, 2018|Courts, Crime, Legal, Tallaght|Comments Off on Ex-stripper jailed over horror Tinder sex assault

Nine men appear in court in connection with Tallaght incidents

Nine men have appeared in court charged in connection with two burglaries at two shops in Dublin on Friday night. A Lidl supermarket was looted and bulldozed with a digger, while a Centra shop was also broken into. Nine men were brought by gardaí to the Courts of Criminal Justice yesterday morning following the series [...]

By |2018-03-05T09:26:01+00:00March 5th, 2018|Crime, Tallaght|Comments Off on Nine men appear in court in connection with Tallaght incidents

Michael Lynn denied bail after being charged with theft of €30m

Former solicitor and millionaire property developer Michael Lynn has appeared in court on 21 charges relating to the alleged theft of almost €30m. The father of four appeared at a special sitting of Dublin District Court yesterday evening, where he was refused bail by Judge Gerard Jones. The hearing took place after Mr Lynn (49) [...]

By |2018-03-02T10:19:18+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Courts, Crime|Comments Off on Michael Lynn denied bail after being charged with theft of €30m

Ethical Pitfalls for Lawyers to Avoid in Personal Injury Cases

Lawyers representing clients in personal injury claims face numerous ethical pitfalls every time they look for, evaluate, accept and handle a new case. Nonetheless, honesty, common sense and a solid understanding of the Rules of Professional Conduct should protect most of us from making mistakes. Your practice type typically dictates how you find your cases. [...]

By |2015-01-12T12:16:03+00:00January 12th, 2015|Courts, Crime|Comments Off on Ethical Pitfalls for Lawyers to Avoid in Personal Injury Cases

GP suspended for ‘whiplash scam’

A DOCTOR who provided a ‘bogus’ medical report so a relative could make a false whiplash claim was suspended for six months after a tribunal heard his wife put him up to the scam. Dr Anthony Kaufman has produced more than 10,000 reports for use in personal injury claims and provided his services for Chester-based [...]

By |2014-04-09T08:42:34+01:00April 9th, 2014|Accident, Compensation, Courts, Crime, News, Personal Injuries|Comments Off on GP suspended for ‘whiplash scam’

Gangs are behind NI ‘prescriptions’ trade

A new Westminster report into ‘legal highs’ and the misuse of prescription drugs claims organised criminals are running the trade in Northern Ireland to a greater extent than in Britain and that the rate of new psychoactive drugs use in Ireland is the highest in Europe. ‘Drugs: new psychoactive substances and prescription drugs,’ which has [...]

By |2014-01-07T11:07:01+00:00January 7th, 2014|Crime, Drugs|Comments Off on Gangs are behind NI ‘prescriptions’ trade
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