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At first, town officer didn’t describe Waterman as suspect

At first, town officer didn’t describe Waterman as suspect
The defense tried to chip away Monday at the prosecution’s murder case against Rachelle Waterman, grilling one of the key investigators about the pivotal moment when she was first implicated in the killing of her mother.
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Bulgarian Police Hinder Ex Defense Minister Trial
Lack of experts and the failure of the Interior Ministry and of the State Agency for National Security (DANS) to submit evidence blocked Tuesday the trial against former Defense Minister, Nikolay Tsonev. It became clear during the courts session that the magistrates cannot find independent experts, who are not employed by the Forensic Institute of the Interior Ministry, to help with the case …
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Controller Allegedly Didn’t Warn Pilot Before Hudson River Crash and New York Personal Injury Lawyers Examine the Wreckage of Logic

New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2009

In a tragedy that touched the citizens of two nations, a midair crash between a Liberty Tours helicopter and a plane above the Hudson River, killed 9 people including five tourists from Italy and three family members from Pennsylvania, one of them only 16-years old, to the dismay of New York accident lawyers.

The incident greatly attracted attention from both the media and people of New York, personal injury lawyers included. In published reports by the New York Post, it appears that the Teterboro air traffic controller on duty during the midair crash of the plane that hit a helicopter on August 8, was on a distracting cell phone call, talking to his girlfriend about a dead cat when the accident occurred. Not only that, his supervisor, against regulations, allegedly had left the tower.

The tragedy took place on the heavily traveled flight corridor over the Hudson River, where planes and helicopters frequently take tourists up to see the spectacular view of Manhattan.

“What makes this accident even more tragic is that it could have been prevented,” said David Perecman, a New York personal injury lawyer.

In an amateur video, the moment of impact was captured by a tourist, and likely to now be used as evidence for a New York personal injury lawyer.

In those less regulated skies over Manhattan, personal injury lawyers know that sightseers have died before. In another accident that made international headlines and the note pads of many New York personal injury lawyers, Yankee pitcher Cory Lidle and his flight instructor were killed during a sightseeing flight over the East River in 2006. The plane they were in crashed into an Upper East Side apartment building.

“In New York, personal injury lawyers find it hard to believe, with any knowledge of the skies and the situations these pilots are flying into, that a controller would be less than100% alert,” added Perecman.

The Teterboro Airport controller and his supervisor, have both been suspended. FAA officials are not yet saying if they believe that the employee’s actions contributed to the accident, however, they have said that the conduct of those on duty was “unacceptable.” Air traffic controllers are expected to be alert at all times while on the clock.

No passengers survived in the crash, and all the bodies were recovered from the Hudson River.

Regardless of the danger and complaints about both noise and safety, federal officials do not appear willing to add restrictions to any flights in the area.

Over most of New York, accident lawyers know, planes are closely monitored by air traffic controllers. But when the weather is clear, in that area over the Hudson, pilots are allowed to fly without calling in to controllers and reporting their positions. Pilots are expected to look out for, and talk to, each other.

“Officials say the investigation is continuing. I’d hope anyone involved in a crash like this, or their loved ones, would do a thorough investigation and find a great New York personal injury lawyer. They’d have a worthwhile case,” said Perecman.

About David Perecman and The Perecman Firm, PLLC:

For the past 25 years, the New York personal injury lawyers, construction accident, auto accident and medical malpractice lawyers at The Perecman Firm, PLLC have championed all types of cases for personal injury accidents. David Perecman, founder of the Firm, is the past Secretary of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA) and a chair of its Labor Law Committee. Mr. Perecman’s achievements have brought him recognition as an Honoree in the National Law Journal’s Hall of Fame, in New York Magazine’s “The Best Lawyers in America” and The New York Times Magazine “New York Super Lawyers, Metro Edition”.

The Firm has recovered millions of dollars for its clients. Among the more recent victories, Mr. Perecman won a million verdict* for a construction accident, a .35 million dollar verdict** for an automobile accident, and a million dollar structured settlement for medical malpractice.

*later settled while on appeal for .940 million

** later settled for .5 million

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“Real Housewives of Atlanta” Ep. 6: This life didn’t mean a thing

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” Ep. 6: This life didn’t mean a thing
My gig at Creative Loafing was getting a little old, so I was thinking about what my next gig should be. Fashion designer of He by Bob-bay ?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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Rise of the power wives
Sara Moulton has always been the main breadwinner in her family — in more ways than one. Moulton is an award-winning chef who’s hosted multiple Food Network shows, served as executive chef at Gourmet magazine for decades, written several best-selling cookbooks and is a food editor on “Good Morning America…
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“Barefoot Bandit” Indicted by Federal Grand Jury
Nineteen-Year-Old’s Alleged 2-Year String of Thefts from Wash. State to Caribbean Grabbed Attention, Prompted Movie Offers
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