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Sun Dec 30, 2012, 01:36 PM

Newtown Lawsuit: Lawyer For School Shooting Survivor Says $100 Million Claim Is About Security

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Source: Huffington Post

-- A lawyer who's asking to sue Connecticut for $100 million on behalf of a 6-year-old Newtown school shooting survivor who heard violence over the school's intercom system says the potential claim is about improving school security, not money.

"It's about living in a world that's safe," New Haven attorney Irving Pinsky told The Associated Press on Saturday. "The answer is about protecting the kids."

Pinsky asked this week to sue the state, which has immunity against most lawsuits unless it gives a party permission to go forward with a claim. Connecticut's claims commissioner couldn't be reached for comment Saturday.

Pinksy's client, whom he calls "Jill Doe" in the claim, sustained "emotional and psychological trauma and injury" on Dec. 14 after gunman Adam Lanza forced his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School and gunned down 20 children and six adults inside in one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.




Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/29/newtown-lawsuit-100-million-irving-pinsky_n_2381733.html



The next wave of ghouls seeking profit from tragedy?

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JustABozoOnThisBus Dec 2012 OP
shadowrider Dec 2012 #1
Turbineguy Dec 2012 #2
MjolnirTime Dec 2012 #3
still_one Dec 2012 #4
davidn3600 Dec 2012 #5
JustABozoOnThisBus Dec 2012 #6
backwoodsbob Dec 2012 #7
leftyohiolib Dec 2012 #8
Lasher Dec 2012 #9

Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 01:39 PM

1. There are people out there who will make a buck on any tragedy

The bigger question is, what kind of increased security is this lawyer talking about?

I'd be interested in his opinion.

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Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 01:58 PM

2. It's the principle of the thing!

And not the money!

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Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 02:06 PM

3. disgusting money grab with no consideration for those who actually lost someone.

 

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Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 02:14 PM

4. bullshit. It is about making a buck off of this tragedy

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Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 02:21 PM

5. Now the blood-sucking lawyers are swooping in

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Response to davidn3600 (Reply #5)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 02:24 PM

6. Like vampires, they can't come in uninvited

One of the survivors' parents sees an opportunity to cash in.

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Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 02:48 PM

7. if he gives a shit about safety and security

he will declare the 100m will be donated to the schools for security and he will work pro bono....fat chance of that happening

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Response to JustABozoOnThisBus (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 03:06 PM

9. Locking...

I need to lock this as a LBN duplicate, since essentially this same story was posted
here on Friday.

Please refer associated comments to that thread.



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