Powderly Gets Results
  • Armed Assault to Murder
  • Result: Dismissed
  • Breaking & Entering
  • Result: Not Guilty
  • Unarmed Robbery
  • Result: Dismissed
  • OUI 2nd Offense
  • Result: Not Guilty
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Attorney Powderly Obtains Acquittal In Fall River Shaken Baby Case

After a three day trial, a Not Guilty verdict was returned for a Fall River woman who had been charged with Recklessly Permitting Substantial Injury to her Child. The infant had been rushed to St. Anne’s Hospital having sustained significant injuries including brain bleeds, retinal injuries, bruising and a fractured rib. Attorney Powderly attacked the prosecutor’s theory that the defendant was responsible for the child’s injuries and instead countered that the defendant’s spouse was the sole cause of the horrific injuries sustained by the infant.