The lawsuit filed last week against Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez for allegedly shooting a guy in the face was indeed dismissed. But it will be re-filed. Today.
Attorney David Jaroslawicz, who represented the former Jets massage therapists in the lawsuit against Brett Favre, tells PFT that the case was dismissed not because of a settlement but because of a mistake in the paperwork.
“It is being refiled today,” Jaroslawicz said via email. “The injury was corrected. He did not have plates and screws in his arm, only in the right side of his face.”
Typically, a complaint can be amended freely and without court permission before the defendant submits a response. It’s unclear why that didn’t happen here, especially since re-filing the lawsuit means cutting a new check for the filing fee.