Local

Belchertown Lawyer Disbarred

Photo: WHMP

Belchertown Lawyer Disbarred

Wednesday May 22nd, 2013

A Belchertown lawyer has been disbarred after pocketing a client’s insurance settlement.¬† In 2006 Michael Pasterczyk ¬†negotiated a settlement for a car crash without the victim’s knowledge. He spent the 45-hundred dollars instead of giving it to his client.¬† The disbarment comes after the state’s highest court upheld a Board of Bar Overseers decision.

Recent Headlines

in National

Staples investigating possible data breach

Fresh
staples

The office supply giant is the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack.

in National

Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

Fresh
hannahgraham

Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old Virginia college student Hannah Graham.

in National

Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new guidelines

Fresh
ebola

The U.S. issued new protocols for health workers treating Ebola victims in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly virus.

in Sports, Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: College mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

Fresh
12-overlay3

Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

in National

Suspected Indiana serial killings could go back 20 years

gary

A man suspected in at least seven slayings of women may have killed other people in the state as far back as 20 years, police say.