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Laffey, Bucci & Kent – In the News & On the Radio

 

 

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FOX News, December 2, 2017

Penn State still fighting 2 Sandusky abuse claim lawsuits

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/12/01/penn-state-still-fighting-2-sandusky-abuse-claim-lawsuits.html

“‘I believe that our case, that we are going to present to a jury, will definitively show that individuals at the university — in addition to just the administrators — concretely knew there was abuse that Sandusky had committed prior to our client,’ said Brian Kent, lead attorney for a man listed as John Doe in one of the cases.”


FOX29 News Good Day Philadelphia, November 28, 2017

Good Day Roundtable: Massage Envy sexual assault report

http://www.fox29.com/good-day/296610645-video

Firm founder Brian Kent and his client, Susan Ingram, were interviewed about Ingram’s lawsuit against Massage Envy after a massage therapist was convicted of sexually assaulting Ingram and other women at a West Chester, PA Massage Envy location.


ABC News Good Morning America, November 27, 2017

Women speak out about sexual assault at Massage Envy spas

http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/women-speak-sexual-assault-massage-envy-spas-51403895

Laffey Bucci Kent Good Morning America Massage Envy Lawsuits After a BuzzFeed report revealed that over 180 women have alleged being sexual assaulted while at a Massage Envy location, Good Morning America ran a news segment featuring Laffey, Bucci & Kent client Susan Ingram. Her lawsuit against Massage Envy is one of many filed around the country. Laffey, Bucci & Kent attorneys are handling several cases, and currently represent 20 women.


Penn Record, November 13, 2017

Carpenter argues his work site injuries were result of OSHA and regulatory violations

https://pennrecord.com/stories/511266884-carpenter-argues-his-work-site-injuries-were-result-of-osha-and-regulatory-violations

Firm partner Jeff Laffey represents a Philadelphia area carpenter who was injured in a construction site accident in Philadelphia. The case involves a ladder accident, as a result of which, the plaintiff sustained major injuries.


New Jersey Law Journal, October 26, 2017

Claims That School Failed to Accommodate Abused Student Can Go Forward, Court Says

https://www.law.com/njlawjournal/sites/njlawjournal/2017/10/26/claims-that-school-failed-to-accommodate-abused-student-can-go-forward-court-says/

“One of Carolyn’s attorneys, Samuel Reich, issued a brief statement. ‘We are very pleased with the decision. Bullying is a serious issue that needs to be addressed. Our client is happy that she will get her day in court,’ said Reich, of Philadelphia’s Laffey, Bucci & Kent.”


West Virginia Gazette, October 22, 2017

More former students sue over alleged abuse at boarding school

https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/cops_and_courts/more-former-students-sue-over-alleged-abuse-at-boarding-school/article_db70c152-c8db-5711-82dc-52e3d26303ab.html

“The lawsuit in January was filed by attorney Guy R. Bucci, V. Paul Bucci II and Brian D. Kent. This month’s suits were filed by Guy Bucci, V. Paul Bucci II and Kent, along with R. Scott Long, Ashley N. Lynch and John K. Cecil.”


Jeff Laffey on WWDB-AM Talk 860 Radio, May 23, 2017

Firm founder Jeff Laffey was interviewed about the firm’s extensive work injury and accident practice. Jeff concentrates his practice on complex construction accidents, factory accidents and industrial accidents. He regularly gives work safety talks to union members in the greater Philadelphia area.


Delaware Online, March 4, 2017

Parents of day care kids may never know extent of abuse

http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/local/2017/03/04/parents-day-care-students-may-never-know-extent-abuse/98691834/

“Guy D’Andrea, a lawyer at Laffey, Bucci & Kent LLP, questioned whether Kitson’s actions have been enough. He is trying to talk to the victims’ parents and the parents of those who weren’t notified by the day care to determine if a civil lawsuit is warranted.

‘The abuser is to blame, but oftentimes they are allowed or emboldened because those who employed them don’t do anything about the abuse,’ he explained.”


Philadelphia Inquirer, February 17, 2017

Jersey Christian preschool teacher’s aide suspended over allegations of sex abuse

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/real-time/S-Jersey-Christian-preschool-St-Pauls-Evangelical-Lutheran-Church-Rejoyce-Hainesport-teacher-aide-suspended-allegations-sex-abuse.html

“Kent, of the Center City Philadelphia law firm Laffey, Bucci & Kent, filed an amended complaint earlier this month on behalf of the parents of the four children against St. Paul’s and its parent or support organizations.”


FOX29, February 16, 2017

FOX 29 Investigates: NJ church school abuse claims

http://www.fox29.com/news/local-news/fox-29-investigates/fox-29-investigates-nj-church-school-abuse-claims

“Attorney Brian Kent represents four children ages 5 and 6 who have told their parents of ‘inappropriate touching.’

‘It’s a parent’s worst nightmare come true, and I think it’s just fueled even more so by the fact that they learned that these allegations existed back in 2014,’ Kent said.”


Washington Post, February 7, 2017

A Christian school said it helped troubled kids. It covered up sex abuse instead, lawsuit says.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/02/07/a-christian-school-said-it-helped-troubled-kids-it-covered-up-sex-abuse-instead-lawsuit-says

“In many ways, the children were the perfect victims, said Brian Kent, an attorney for the two former students who has spoken to other victims.”


Lancaster Online, January 25, 2017

Family of Karlie Hall files suit against Millersville University, others; calls death preventable

http://lancasteronline.com/news/local/family-of-karlie-hall-files-suit-against-millersville-university-others/article_5e0d6b92-e339-11e6-a121-03b6dba03690.html

“Hall’s parents, John and Jeannette Hall, filed the suit as administrators of her estate and as heirs-at-law and are represented by Laffey, Bucci and Kent LLP of Philadelphia.

‘I think part of the motivation for Karlie’s parents to bring this suit is to bring the issues of domestic violence and dating violence to the forefront,’ the Halls’ attorney Brian Kent said Wednesday afternoon.”


West Virginia Record, November 6, 2016

Sixteen file class action against Ford for sudden acceleration incidents

https://wvrecord.com/stories/511042584-sixteen-file-class-action-against-ford-for-sudden-acceleration-incidents

Firm partner Paul Bucci is representing one of the plaintiffs in a class action against Ford which alleges unintended/sudden acceleration.


Philadelphia Inquirer, February 11, 2016

Ex-swimmer sues Germantown Academy over alleged abuse

http://www.philly.com/philly/education/20160211_Ex-swimmer_sues_Germantown_Academy_for_alleged_abuse.html

“‘We wanted the truth out there in regard to what occurred,’ said Brian Kent, attorney for the accuser. He said Shoulberg has said publicly that he did nothing wrong and that the school had done nothing to dispute his statement.

Germantown Academy acknowledged in an email that multiple incidents of physical abuse of swimmers had occurred, said Kent.”


FOX29 News (Philadelphia)

Laffey, Bucci & Kent crime victims rights lawyer, Brian Kent, gives interview about the firm’s representation of a sex abuse victim against the abuser, a Delaware state court judge.  Due to LBK’s representation and efforts, the case settled with the judge’s admission of guilt, resignation from the bench and eventual disbarment.

http://www.myfoxphilly.com/dpp/news/071009_Local_Judge_Accused_Of_Child_Sex_Abuse (article no longer available)


Philadelphia Inquirer, November 2014

LBK partner Brian Kent was interviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer about the Jerry Sandusky Penn State scandal. Mr. Kent, a noted PA and NJ sexual abuse crime victims lawyer, discussed filing sex assault and sex abuse victims’ lawsuits in federal court.

http://articles.philly.com/2011-11-24/news/30437939_1_sovereign-immunity-statute-of-limitations-one-sexual-abuse-victims/2 (article no longer available)


Delaware OnLine Press Conference – LBK Settles Sexual Abuse Case Against Judge Bradley in Delaware

Philadelphia sex abuse crime victim’s rights attorneys Brian Kent and Jeff Laffey were featured on Delaware OnLine discussing their success in this landmark case.  In the settlement, they obtained the abuser’s acknowledgment and admission of guilt for the victims and their families.  This case serves as a model for victims of child sexual abuse who persevere in their search for justice.


TruTV Interview, December 2011

Highly regarded crime victim’s civil lawyer and LBK partner, Brian Kent, was a guest speaker on TruTv‘s show, In Session, on December 13 and 14, 2011.   Mr. Kent was interviewed by In Session host, Christi Paul, about the Jerry Sandusky Penn State scandal and Defendant Sandusky’s decision to waive his Preliminary Arraignment.

*Due to broadcasting policies at Turner Broadcasting, no portion or image of the interview is permitted to be shown. 


Brian Kent interviewed by the American Association for Justice re: changes to OSHA’s work accident/injury reporting system.

*The article is no longer available online (http://www.justice.org/cps/rde/justice/hs.xsl/22391.htm)


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