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  • Texting, Email and Social Media Evidence: The Downfall of Antonio Brown
    Texting, Email and Social Media Evidence: The Downfall of Antonio Brown

    James M. Lynch explores the legal dangers associated with social media, texting and emails. Click here for print friendly PDF format. Trial lawyers in every area of law have a joke they like to tell: ...

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  • What Do Aaron Hernandez and An (Alleged) Kingston Axe-Murderer Have In Common?
    What Do Aaron Hernandez and An (Alleged) Kingston Axe-Murderer Have In Common?

    The strange connection between a 1966 double-murder, the former Patriots star’s suicide, and a questionable legal theory is a tale that spans five decades. In 1966, the town of Kingston, Massachusetts ...

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  • Can “Pat Patriot” Sue Jamal Adams Over his Pro Bowl Injury?
    Can “Pat Patriot” Sue Jamal Adams Over his Pro Bowl Injury?

    Attorney James M. Lynch explores whether the harm suffered by “Pat Patriot” was a workplace injury or an intentional battery under MA law. The recent incident at the 2019 NFL Pro Bowl in Orlando ...

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  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO): What They Do and When They Do It
    Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO): What They Do and When They Do It

    Divorce attorney Jason V. Owens examines Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs) and the unusual timing issues they present in a divorce. A common tool in divorce cases is the Qualified Domestic ...

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  • Will Tom Brady Sue Goodell / NFL for Defamation of Character?
    Will Tom Brady Sue Goodell / NFL for Defamation of Character?

    The recent arbitration appeal that Tom Brady successfully waged in the United States District Court in New York ( and which the NFL has appealed ) was decided on very narrow grounds. US District Court ...

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  • Can Brady Sue the NFL for Defamation?
    Can Brady Sue the NFL for Defamation?

    We are constantly being asked if Tom Brady can sue Roger Goodell and the National Football League for Defamation of Character. The answer is yes. The next question is whether he can win a defamation ...

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