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Attorney for Newtown survivor
seeking to sue Connecticut
for $100 million backs off

New York Daily News, by Erik Ortiz

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 1/1/2013 6:14:16 PM

The attorney who said he would sue the state of Connecticut for $100 million after the Newtown school shooting is withdrawing his potential lawsuit — at least for now. Irving Pinsky, who said Saturday he was filing the suit as a way to improve school safety, told the Connecticut Post that he’s received new information about security at Sandy Hook Elementary School and wants to review it. Pinsky, who’s representing the parents of a 6-year-old survivor of the Dec. 14 massacre, isn’t against re-submitting his claim to the state later. “We haven´t decided

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99% of trial lawyers give the rest a bad name.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/1/2013 6:21:29 PM     (No. 9093616)

What if his client was absent that day??

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Reply 2 - Posted by: reilly, 1/1/2013 6:22:39 PM     (No. 9093618)


Connecticut did not pull the trigger, although it did disarm the school.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Feebie, 1/1/2013 6:32:49 PM     (No. 9093628)

What a slime-bucket...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 1/1/2013 6:39:33 PM     (No. 9093635)

As though the services of a bottom-dwelling ambulance chasing plaintiff´s attorney are needed to improve school security in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre! What an obnoxious, insulting, transparently hypocritical claim. One also has to wonder about the parents who would retain the services of such a character. Their child, after all, survived. It is difficult to sympathize with them. A jury might be as revolted as we are by such a suit. It certainly looks like nothing but a crass attempt to cash in on a terrible tragedy.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Polecat49, 1/1/2013 6:42:57 PM     (No. 9093639)

Sounds like just one more bottom feeding attorney. Or, would you call him a sewer dweller?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jl80863, 1/1/2013 6:46:15 PM     (No. 9093643)

"It´s for the children" and a fat fee.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Achilles, 1/1/2013 6:56:46 PM     (No. 9093651)

He saw a way out. Give him a break. He had people who suffered an unimaginable situation come to his office. He tried to help them and there was nothing he could do. What would you do if those folks came to your office? Oh, that´s right, you are not in a position to represent these people and are merely Monday morning quarterbacks. God forbid anything bad happens to you and you want to fight back in the courts instead of becoming a terrorist. If no bottom feeding lawyer will listen to you, I guess you can march on city hall with your fellow militia members. When we do not have the chance to complain about how messed up our country is in court anymore, then we can have a civil war. Until then, I guess we should be happy we can still threaten to sue the government.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: annie xango, 1/1/2013 7:52:35 PM     (No. 9093698)

#7 check his background..!!!!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/1/2013 8:23:46 PM     (No. 9093735)

And I´ll bet Oyving found these parents, not the other way around. Meanwhile the parents´ name is "mud" in grieving Newtown.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 1/1/2013 8:25:33 PM     (No. 9093736)

Does any thinking person really believe the parents went to this attorney? Not a chance. He saw the surviving kids interviewed on TV and cherrypicked this one and her family.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 1/1/2013 8:33:34 PM     (No. 9093748)

As #9 says "check his record". It´s not pretty.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Emerson, 1/1/2013 8:46:31 PM     (No. 9093765)

Re #7, "here´s Oyving":

http://www.courtroomstrategy.com/2012/12/newtown-shooting-lawsuit-a-shameless-publicity-stunt-doomed-to-fail/

A bottom-feeder and a small-time one at that. The only thing this lawyer-blogger missed was that Irving represented the Occupy New Haven crowd. Wow.

He envisioned using this innocent child, already traumatized, and her family to give his sorry career a boost. Shameful.

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