Jerry Springer present stability group failed to cease ‘Judge Jerry’ visitor from attacking another

STAMFORD — A Delaware male is accusing the producers and security staff at the rear of Jerry Springer’s newest actuality exhibit, “Judge Jerry,” of failing to intervene in an attack that he suggests led to intense accidents pursuing a taping in Oct 2020.

James Papi, 71, was invited to be a visitor on “Judge Jerry,” an arbitration-based truth court docket show presided in excess of by Jerry Springer, to settle ongoing litigation of a deal between him and Sean Posey Lakins, who employed Papi’s enterprise to do operate at his Delaware residence.

Lakins claimed Papi and his contracting crew walked off-website without having finishing the venture, the initial lawsuit reported. In a countersuit, Papi alleged Lakins experienced threatened to assault members of Papi’s contracting crew.


Throughout the display, Springer finally awarded Lakins 50 percent of the damages he claimed as a portion of the first lawsuit. But, a new lawsuit alleges, after Lakins’ televised gain — which is lawfully binding and just can’t be appealed in a court of widespread pleas — Lakins punched Papi in the confront as he was getting into his car or truck in the parking good deal exterior of Stamford’s NBC Common Media studio.

The attack, the lawsuit statements, still left Papi with a broken jaw, a broken nose, a hematoma and various damaged tooth.


Now, Papi is suing NBC Universal Media, Allied Universal Protection and Stamford Media Center and Productions for the “substantial discomfort and suffering” that he promises befell him as a end result of the attack.

Lawyer Michael Skiber, who signifies Papi, promises the group behind “Judge Jerry” “essentially instigated” the attack on his customer by bringing the two persons onto the show, egging them on and then failing to offer sufficient protection afterwards.

“‘Judge Jerry’ had these two folks at each other’s throats in an adversarial surroundings, and then when it was in excess of, they authorized the attacker to critically injure my client. Security did totally nothing at all to protect against this from happening immediately after the present,” Skiber told Hearst Connecticut Media.