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Friday, March 28, 2014

Tricia Mezzacappa Must Pay Me $67,000 For Internet Defamation

In a verdict handed down this morning (read it here), Northampton County Judge Michael J. Koury has finally wielded the sword of justice at West Easton troublemaker Tricia Mezzacappa. She's been ordered to pay me $67,140 in damages, including nearly $45,000 in punitive damages, for defamation.

I was represented by Allentown Attorney Rick Orloski, who stuck by me despite all the abuse she heaped on him. In fact, she began to defame him, too. A lesser lawyer would have taken off.

Mezzacappa began her defamation on October 31, 2011 at a blog called “Saving Private Gracedale”. That defamation has continued to the present day. In fact, Mezzacappa started her own blog, called “West Easton Footprint,” to continue making lurid accusations. These include very specific and false accusations that I exposed myself to her, sexually assaulted her, intoxicated her in an attempt to rape her, threatened to rape her, poisoned and abused her pet pig, stalked her in various locations, placed nails under the tires of her car and even burglarized her home.

She also falsely claimed that Ron Angle and I were involved in some sort of tax evasion scheme that included flipping antiques at auctions. She referred to us as “tax frauds” and depicted us both behind prison bars.

What bothered me most were her false accusations of pedophilia.

As Judge Edward G Smith, recently confirmed to the federal bench, noted in response to Mezzacappa's objections to my complaint, "[T]hese statements do not merely appear to be expressions of non-actionable opinion. Instead, these statements not only appear to be defamatory; they appear to be defamatory per se.”

If defamation is per se, damages can be presumed. But I can tell you they were very real. At the courthouse, I was called into the recorder's office because the women who work there began to wonder whether they should worry about me. At sporting events, where I love to watch my grandson and the other kids play, I had to discuss the matter with several coaches. I also began to notice that some parents understandably stopped asking me to pick up their kids and take them to practice. After being dragged into court on seven separate occasions by Mezzacappa to face bogus stalking charges, it began interfering with my sleep and made it difficult for me to concentrate.

In addition to the Internet defamation, Mezzacappa actively sought to have me fired as a freelance writer for The Bethlehem Press on at least three different occasions, necessitating all kinds of detailed explanations and references before I could continue.

Her pattern of harassing me with seven baseless stalking actions, was a drain on judicial resources. She made a mockery of the Court with seven frivolous claims between April 10, 2012 and the March 11 date of the damages trial. On one occasion, she forced Easton's police chief and another officer to waste a day in court. Because criminal sanctions are inappropriate, the only remedy to deter her from continuing to waste judicial resources and step all over other people is punitive damages.

As if all this were not bad enough, Mezzacappa displayed her animus by posting this comment, on Thursday, 1/10/13, at The Express Times web page, about me:

Hi Jimp, I dont usually respond to anons, but here it goes.
Maybe I'M scared, but I dont think I'm paranoid, or a gun nut. See, law enforcement doesnt always work for insignificant nobody's like myself. They dont always serve and protect, either. When armagedon comes a runnin towards my house, I stand armed and ready. I picture armegedon about 5 ft 9 and balding, little eyeglasses on the tip of his nose, and enough fat flaps to insulate a bull. Deep breath, aim, shoot, and....one hollow point goes right through his skull, he's dead before he hit the ground, kersplat....PERFECT”

What makes this comment particularly menacing is that Mezzacappa possesses firearms, brags about them, and open carries. This comment was deleted at The Express Times, and she kept reposting it until The Express Times ultimately deleted her account.

Mrezzacappa is so difficult as a person that she continually taunted Attorney Orloski, referred to him in childish terms and refused to answer my complaint because she did not care for the way it was served on her. We ended up filing a default judgment. Then she refused to pick up certified mail notifying her of the damages trial. Yesterday, she was in Court, demanding sanctions against me for failing to give her notice, though that comes from the Court.

To her, this has been a game. To Attorney Orlosli and myself, it's been very real, and we really had no choice. Now we have a very real verdict, one that will withstand her attempts to have set aside. She is in a very bad position. She recently paid off the mortgage to her West Easton home. She will be unable to sell or mortgage it without satisfying us first. We can and will sell her home if the judgment remains unpaid. She won't be able to discharge a defamation tort in bankruptcy, especially when nearly $45,000 are in punitive damages.

PERFECT.

127 comments:

Anonymous said...

Oh, boy!

That's great news for you, Bernie (assuming you can collect anything)!

I never dealt with the woman, but she represents what can happen to 'brave' posters who are careless and hurtful, even to the point of being penalized by the court system. I can think of a male counterpart to her that should take pause from all of this.

Fred Windish

Bernie O'Hare said...

Fred, she is in a world of hurt. We will soon be able to execute on her home, and sell it. She can't secure another loan without paying us. She can't sell without paying us. She can't run to bankruptcy court. She is going to have to pay for her misconduct and the damages she caused.

Anonymous said...

Assuming you're not crushed on appeal

Bernie O'Hare said...

If you want to appeal, that does not stop us from executing unless you post a bond in the amount of 110% of the judgment. I doubt a bank will give you one unless you have an asset to post. That can't be your home bc it is subject to the lien. You're basically done. Time to stop the anonymous taunts and continued defamation.

Anonymous said...

Edgar, it's a little early to spike the football considering Orloski's dismal track record.

Bernie O'Hare said...

Mezzacappa, continue deluding yourself at your peril. The continued insults, even anonymously made, makes clear that the only way to get your attention is to take your money. Thanks for making that clear to me as well as Attorney Orloski.

Bill Coker said...

Let's see. She has a judgment against her that will be extremely difficult, if not possible, to fight much less overturn; her boyfriend (ex-boyfriend?) is in jail; and the local newspaper has cut her off. I think that kills her shot at Miss Congeniality.

Congrats, Bernie

Anonymous said...

Congratulations. If anyone was deserving of being bitch slapped it was her. Since she has no moral compass, the monetary loss might make her think twice before she continues to defame and harass others.

Beware, Bernie. She's manipulative. Don't ever think she is going to turn over a new leaf. Sociopaths can't develop a conscience if they didn't during adolescence.

maverick said...

Congrats Bernie- the judge did the right thing to finally stop the mockery of our judicial system. this was long overdue...

Bernie O'Hare said...

I have no illusion that she will start behaving like a human being. As Attorney Orloski argued in court, the only way to stop her is to make her pay. When she comes on here anonymously, it's obvious she still is treating this like a game.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations.

Clearly there was some mental illness influencing Ms. Mezzacappa's behavior towards you and others. Therefore if your financial circumstances allow it, I hope you will consider donating some or all of any proceeds to a charitable organization that works to get help to mentally ill individuals.

Anonymous said...

Was her arsenal taken away? If not, you better be strapped as well BO because that is her next move. She is a cornered animal.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like Bernie is going to be able to buy a brand new pick up truck that will last home throughout the rest of his days. I say you should get a Toyota

Bernie O'Hare said...

My $500 blogger-mobile made it thru the Winter. My brother wants to repair my Toyota truck in the next few weeks. He wants me nowhere near him when he 's working on it, though.

Anonymous said...

O"Hate and Dees are probably both at Chucky Cheese right now celebrating over a case of Odouls and personal 28 inch pizzas, what a sad pair of humanity that somehow manages to stay out of a loony bin

Anonymous said...

Bernie - I don't understand, I thought all debts except taxes and child support can be discharged? People file BK all the time to get rid of lawsuits and their damages. I truly hope you get every cent from this nut though. Good luck!

Bernie O'Hare said...

As I have pointed out several times, you can't get a discharge in bankruptcy for intentional behavior or for punitive damages. You can't get a discharge from federal student loans. Bankruptcy won't help her.

Bernie O'Hare said...

6:17 is likely Mezzacappa, demonstrating again why punitive damages are so necessary.

Anonymous said...

Or you can take ownership of her house and be a West Easton resident?

Bernie O'Hare said...

The house will be sold if she fails to pay the damages award, once it becomes final.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations, Bernie! for all the Bernie haters out there, he predicted this a long time ago. Everybody loves to hate on him but when it comes to the law, he is rarely wrong.

JOHN M

Bernie O'Hare said...

Except about Gracedale, damn it!

Anonymous said...

Congrats Mr O'hare,

Hank_Hill

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Bernie. This person, not sure what to call her, is getting what she worked for. All of the time and effort she put into this is now her reward. Pay Bernie.

She will never learn because she is mentally ill. That doesn't mean anyone has to be victimized by her. You did nothing to deserve all she bestowed upon you. We can do nothing for her and we must support those who become victims to these sick people. There are others out there like her but thankfully not many. Then agai. It only takes one and if you are on the receiving end one is too many.

Hope she had her guns taken from her and does not illegally get another. When reality finally hits her, look out...

This type of person broken can be a danger to anyone.

Anonymous said...

Bernie, in all fairness isn't it cruel to make this woman homeless to settle an old vendetta. You guys had a very bad break up and there is no question there was and is bitterness. What good does it serve to make a possibly mentally ill person homeless?

You need to rise above the stench of hate and not be goaded by the malevolent presence of some of the haters on this blog. You and you alone can destroy this woman's life or you can show human mercy.

It is all on your shoulders. What would Jesus do??

Bernie O'Hare said...

You are one of the haters. In fact, you are the Blog Mentor who instigated a mentally ill woman. She will pay or lose her home. I'm not Jesus.

Anonymous said...

Bernie, what's the timeline on her paying you back, and/or goes to the next level on the home?

Bernie O'Hare said...

I'm sorry, but I'm not going to announce the next steps in this matter to an Anon. All I will say is that this matter will be pursued vigorously until every penny owed is paid.

Bernie O'Hare said...

All I will say is that two chapters are left in this saga.

Anonymous said...

What will happen to her if she is homeless? How do you gain from that?

Bernie O'Hare said...

Blog Mentor, she can move in with you. Enjoy.

Anonymous said...

8:27 I'll respect that, but didn't know how this works. Also, West Easton wants to plan a parade the day the house is lost.

Anonymous said...

She also has family in NJ. Jesus would send her there.

Anonymous said...

Jesus will send her to the Home of the NJ Devils?

Anonymous said...

So soon Bernie can you get a new truck?!? LOL...Glad you prevailed.

Bernie O'Hare said...

My truck just needs a few things, like a head gasket, new tires, etc.

Anonymous said...

can't wait til you sell her house and she goes back to NJ the sooner the better,congrats Bernie

Anonymous said...

8:14 Fake Rev?

You house the woman and play Jesus with her all you want!

Bernie O'Hare said...

That's not the Fake Rev. Not enough spelling errors. It's the Blog Mentor.

Anonymous said...

What is this, Fright Night? That picture is frightening, and proof that no assaults were attempted.

Kudos to you Bernie for defending yourself against the onslaught of this bee eye tee see you know. The description you gave shows that the awarded damages are very appropriate. Besides your attorney fees, which can't be trivial, how does one put a price on peace of mind, reputation?

Bernie O'Hare said...

Att'y Orloski was superb. He remained a gentleman despite persistent attempts to provoke and taunt him. He himself was victimized, and deserves every cent he gets in this matter.

Anonymous said...

6:17 appears to very likely be TM, since the same phrasing was used in a post that TM made on a news article - "O'Hate".

She should be out looking for a yob, so she can pay you off. Or hire a real lawyer to defend her. Not making snarky comments, which is what got her in this mess in the first place. She seems proud of what she has "achieved," which is very odd.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Bernie! What is amazing is that all of a sudden the tormentors are fanatics of Jesus Christ? Didn't they make fun of and criminally harass a priest friend of yours O'Hare? And now they want to call on Christ?

Chef Oh Boy! said...

Hopefully, this is just the news they needed to make their spaghetti diner special. Enjoy!

Anonymous said...

I doubt a judge will make a mentally ill woman homeless to satisfy this judgment.

Ultimately, a court will not throw someone out on the street over this.

Bernie O'Hare said...

She can move in with her mother, one of her sisters or you. Once this becomes final, which should not take long, we execute on her home. If she appeals, she has to deposit security for 120% of the award. Either way, we get paid.

Doc Rock said...

Bernie, good for you! Sometimes virtue does prevail over evil.

Anonymous said...

If this does not occur until summer, maybe she can move in with Jim Gregory.

Also if the home is paid off, she can refinance it to arrange a payout that the court approves.

That would possibly be a fair and humane settlement.

Anonymous said...

I must say I feel somewhat sad for her. She is obviously ill and this will only compound the issue.

No one should be put out on the street. OI think those that are cheering this, need really look into their own souls. Why do some rejoice in the pain of an obviously troubled person. Have we become that cold and callous.

C.P.M. said...

Well Bernie, it's been a long time in coming --- congratulations. I hope you enjoy spending her money.

Anonymous said...

You deserve each other. Split the house in 2, move in,create a reality show (The New Odd Couple), and make millions!

It's do-able

Bernie O'Hare said...

5:11 & 7:42 are both the Blog Mentor, who instigated her. Enjoy.

Anonymous said...

5:11.
Are you kidding me??? Why should anyone let themselves be victimized by another? Sick or not?

You obviously connect too well with this person TM.

No one can help her and no one needs to ever let her get away with trying to damage their reputation or threaten them.

If you find this behavior something to feel bad about then you are the one who needs to be felt sorry for.

Bernie did what he needed to do.

I was around when they were beginning this one sided, so called friendship. I myself did not like or more importantly trust her. It was not hard to see her issues were worn on her sleeves....men don't see this as quickly.

As one who has also been victimized severely by a mentally ill person, my heart has always been with Bernie on this matter.

Even though we prevailed, it is still something you carry with you forever in one way or another.

Hate and evilness needs to be put down not encouraged, or felt bad about. You do this at your own peril. Or maybe someone else's.

Bernie put her down and now he will put as much of this as he can behind him.

He knows we are kindred spirits here. He was the one who was wronged....

So stop blaming him for any part of this and seek therapy to find out why you are such a victim. You seem to think its okay to do these things to people.

I hope you get a wide berth when in the company of others. They need to be careful....

Bernie O'Hare said...

8:13, thanks and yes, you had her pegged from the start. Another friend of mine said the same thing you did - crazy eyes. Hey, I miss you! We have to hook up for coffee soon.

Anonymous said...

"No one should be put out on the street."

Are you kidding me. More people need to be put out on the street!! When you screw with someone and get caught, you pay. Its that simple. If you can't do the time, don't do the crime comes to mind. The problem in this country is that no one is responsible for their own actions. There is always a reason, oh, I have mental illness, oh, it was my upbringing, oh, I was abused as a child and so on. None of these progressive excuses are bonafide. BO put up with a lot and now its his time to get paid back. Good for him.

This woman needs to now pay for her crimes. Losing her home if that is the payment. BO is in the right she was wrong. Who cares if this bully is put out on the street?

Anonymous said...

It should also be pointed out (to anyone who feels sorry for her) that she never just argued a difference of opinion, but took everything to a personal level that included accusations of pedophilia about men and sexual favors about women. She tried to cause the loss of people's livelihood. She created numerous fake persona in order to propagate vile comments about people. She never showed any restraint or empathy toward those she attacked and tried to destroy. She considers anyone who disagrees with her as an enemy and wages total war. She gave no quarter and should expect no quarter in return.

She was warned by many to cease and desist, but ignored everyone because she thought she was smarter than everybody else. As O'Hare pointed out, she will only understand the results of her actions through the loss of money. It might result in her obtaining a filter of some kind in her brain that will make her think before defaming others in the future.

Anonymous said...

Bernie
If she ever pays you that money you'll never know if women are out for your charm or $$$$$.

Anonymous said...

Anon 10:36 am said:
"She tried to cause the loss of people's livelihood. She created numerous fake persona in order to propagate vile comments about people. She never showed any restraint or empathy toward those she attacked and tried to destroy. She considers anyone who disagrees with her as an enemy and wages total war."

While Bernie claims to never post anonymously on his blog or anywhere else if you take the she and replace it with He all these statements could be applied to Bernie O'Hare. Just sayin'

No doubt Mezzacappa was dumb and did not take Bernie and Rick seriously, but let's not pretend Bernie is an objective journalist or someone who does not twist or stretch the truth to do similar things to folks Mezzacappa did to him with his blog.

While it might not be as extreme In Bernie's case he has put a ton of hate out there. He should not expect a lot of warmth in return! Let's remember that when judging this situation.

Anonymous said...

11:09. Thankfully your distain of Bernie is not prevalent on this blog. In particular on this subject.

You can't have it both ways with Bernie and rightly so.

He is objective when it is not personal and that is all we should expect from anyone. He's pretty centered but veers either way depending on his stance. Agian admirable in him or anyone.

He is a man who does not value material things and I wish I could be more that way.

He does what he is good at and what he enjoys.

What about him effects you so much that you can be hateful to him? It can't just be him. Is it anyone with a different opinion.

He doesn't need to blog anon. His friends and fair minded people will give him support even he he doesn't need it.

Besides he seems to have no problem saying what he thinks and then signing his name.....unlike us.

I will get in touch for a coffee break....

Anonymous said...

They should throw you a parade this spring when u move into your new house in West Easton. Heck the neighbors should all chip in and buy you a steak diner for you and your 9 closest friends

Bernie O'Hare said...

You're not "just sayin'." You anonymously accuse me of doing what you are doing - posting anonymously. You anonymously accuse me of doing things I just don't do.

Anonymous said...

11:29 AM,

Have fun at the spaghetti dinner. Maybe I will see you there ... with a foghorn to liven things up? Stay Sharpe!

Anonymous said...

So does this mean she is available?

Anonymous said...

Congrats Bernie! She is out there. Hopefully this puts an end to her insane behavior. I saw a while ago that the Pa. Supreme court ruled that people who post on blogs false accusations and false information can be held accountable for defamation. Hopefully this is the beginning of going after people who try to start and spread false information!

Bernie O'Hare said...

2:43, she has claimed in court and under oath that Jim Gregory is her "significant other." Not sure whether he knows that.

Anonymous said...

"None of these progressive excuses are bonafide"

It didn't take long for a discussion about a crazy person become a dissertation on liberal Democrats by some crazy teabagger.
Well done, well done.

Bernie O'Hare said...

The person you posted that comment was not speaking of ideology, but was using the word "progressive" to refer to Mezzacappa's progression of excuses. The only person who brought ideology into this was you, who then proceeded anonymously to make an illogical attack on an entire group based upon your own inability to understand basic English.

Well done, well done.

Anonymous said...
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Bernie O'Hare said...

Please sign your name to comments like that or don't make them.

Anonymous said...

Bernie, Didn't Rick Orloski advise Mezzacappa two years ago that her homeowners policy might provide her with a legal defense? If I recall correctly, her response was to call Rick names. One that comes to mind is "Sick-O Rick-O." You and Rick deserve every penny awarded by Judge Koury. Well done!

Anonymous said...

Can she use the issue of bing "mentally ill " as an excuse to have this overturned?

Bernie O'Hare said...

3:49, Rick encouraged her to turn the matter over to her insurance carrier. She refused. Her policy, even if it excludes coverage for punitive damages, would probably have given her legal counsel.

Bernie O'Hare said...

3:52, i am unaware that mental illness is a defense to an intentional tort. Because she never answered the complaint and refused to appear for a deposition or answer discovery, she has likely waived all issues.

Anonymous said...

Progressive,

"favoring or advocating progress, change, improvement, or reform, as opposed to wishing to maintain things as they are, especially in political matters: a progressive mayor.

making progress toward better conditions; employing or advocating more enlightened or liberal ideas, new or experimental methods, etc.: a progressive community.

characterized by such progress, or by continuous improvement."

That is the defeiniton. Therefore,I disagree and do believe they used the word wrong. It was indeed another empty headed "Foxism" used to describe the false impression that "progressive" social polices are OK with people attacking other people the way you were attacked.

I do realize they were defending you and your kneejerk is to defend them, however the term as used and in contest reads.

" The problem in this country is that no one is responsible for their own actions. There is always a reason, oh, I have mental illness, oh, it was my upbringing, oh, I was abused as a child and so on. None of these progressive excuses are bonafide."

That is a clearly politically oriented statement once again falsely ascribing a "progressive" model to poor behavior.

The Real Professor

Anonymous said...

I found this on Mezzacappa's blog from April 15, 2012. Apparently she had an email exchange with attorney Orloski a short time after he notified her she was being sued for defamation.

Here's what she had to say to Orloski: "I'd rather live in a box on Ridge St. than give you or your client one minute of satisfaction that I am taking this remotely seriously. Since you are obviously the same type of bully woman basher and hater as your client, expect to be joining my next lawsuit against the both of you. This is going to get very very ugly pal. I wasn't born yesterday, and O'Hare will collect NOTHING. Verdict? What have you been drinking? He gets NOTHING! Did I say nothing? NOTHING! You won't deal with a lawyer, you'll deal with me. Its going to be a whole lot more fun now...I am amazed to see what a lawyer is willing to do for some cash. The day I sink one penny into this nonsense, is the day that pigs fly (no pun intended)."

Bernie O'Hare said...

3:59, you're no professor bc you used only one of several definitions of the word "progressive". The word, especially in the context in which it was used with Mezzacappa, means increasing severity or frequency. Because you are a partisan, you see the word "progressive" and just jump to an idiotic conclusion. Most likely bc you are an idiot.

Bernie O'Hare said...

4:00, in fact, she posted that email on her blog and I saw it there this morning when I noticed how much defamation still exists at her site.

Anonymous said...

So what's Orloski's cut of the award?

Maybe you can get him to take on another case of internet harassment. I can think of one othe who seems particularly deserving.

Bernie O'Hare said...

I am not going to discuss that publicly.

Anonymous said...

Agree with the anon at 3:59. The contest was clearly alluding to a way of life or ideology and not used as some type of behavior "progressing" to something else. Could have said "evolved or "degraded",
much more acceptable and correct.

Progressive was used by another right wing nut job having incorporated a term into their day to day lexicon that they have no real understanding of per se.

Bernie O'Hare said...

You're agreeing with yourself.

Anonymous said...

Speaking of Jim Gregory, there was an item in Friday's Bethlehem police blotter saying "Male is sending letters from Graterford State Prison to Sands Casino, after being told not to have any contact with the victim by PA State Police."

No name was given in the blotter, but that's gotta be him, right? Didn't his ex girlfriend work at the Sands? That guy just doesn't know when to quit.

Bernie O'Hare said...

I don't think that's him. His ex is not employed at Sands. Also, he is at Pittsburgh SCI.

Anonymous said...

Got it...just sounded like his M. O.

Bernie O'Hare said...

Agreed.

Anonymous said...

There was a case were Jim Gregory gave a Sands cocktail waitress a gold necklace and told her he would help her win a beauty contest. the state police were involved when she complained he was harassing her.

Who knows, he had other convicts send things for hi. Maybe this is connected.

Anonymous said...

Can't see why he would be horny and want to reach out beyond the walls of prison?

Anonymous said...

She is really delusional now. Better get over to her blog and make a copy of her response for your files. She is definitely off the reservation. She still thinks that this is a game. She needs meds, a rubber room, a straight-jacket, and some electronic shock treatment.

Bernie O'Hare said...

She can continue thinking it's a game, and we'll continue taking it seriously.

Anonymous said...

Bernie, with your gut busting writting style, witch one were you doing? The pig locks like that would be the only thing I would even think about? Bacon

redd
patent pending

Bernie O'Hare said...

6:42, I am looking into what you told me. It could be the cocktail waitress. I will attempt to find out. There is nothing in the system yet.

Anonymous said...

I don't think a judge will allow a mentally ill woman to pay a judgment if it means she is thrown onto the streets. she may appeal base don limited competency capacity.

Bernie O'Hare said...

Ok. Whatever you say.

Anonymous said...

What will happen to the babay pig? How can anyone want to see an innocent animal suffer?

Anonymous said...

It is always important to be guided by your better angels. What would Jesus do?

Anonymous said...

Jesus would cast out both of these losers!

Anonymous said...

Jesus would cut up that little pig and eat it, change some water into wine and have a big ass party with that 67k!

Anonymous said...

FYI:
Jesus was a Jew and hated pork.
The piglet later died according to TM.
A lawsuit is expected against Jesus for killing the pig.

Anonymous said...

This is not funny. You teabaggers laugh at the thought of a homeless mentally ill woman. That is shameful. She did call Bernie many names and her actions are erratic which may indicate a deepening illness.

But to joke about this matter and make fun of a defenseless animal is disgusting. What in the world has Fox news made you??

Bob Millar said...

Have a heart Bernie, you two should kiss and make up.

Anonymous said...

BOH any updates on your pending litigation against Gregory, Timmer, and his evil henchman Bud White?

Bernie O'Hare said...

10:38, a writ of summons has been filed.

Anonymous said...

But to joke about this matter and make fun of a defenseless animal is disgusting. What in the world has Fox news made you??

This has been no joke to those she has attacked. The "defenseless" animal you refer to died of natural selection. Get over it. Fox news didn't make anyone but Mezzacappa.

Paul said...

Greggy wants Mezz to mail his iPad to a liters family in Tennessee, looks like Greggy has some debts in the clink probably lost big playing hold em, can't wait to see him at the sands, Greggy is. Mega fish

Anonymous said...

"This is not funny. You teabaggers laugh ...."

Eat shit. Your girl lost and you have no compassion for anyone. It's no wonder some people's offspring kill themselves to get away from crazy, evil parents who stalk and terrorize.

Congratulations, Bernie. Score one for the wronged. You've won. But many of us are winners in this matter because of you. That's what happens when right prevails. Again, congratulations and thank you.

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Bernie O'Hare said...

"Fletch," You are a troll and that is why I deleted you. Your comments here are not welcome.

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Anonymous said...

There are .maybe two other sick ones on this blog. They stick up for TM because they either are TM or they are very much like her. Good think it's only a couple.

Her behavior has stung too many people who were not at all deserving of it.

In the end she loses and so will they. This is what justice looks like....

Anonymous said...

Sure doesn`t look so hot without make up does she?

Bernie O'Hare said...

Unfortunately, there are actually about five of them. I know them. The chief of these is the Blog Mentor, who insulted Easton's Lebanese community by repeatedly trashing Father Alex Joseph, even on the happy day of his ordination.

Now, on Mezzacappa's blog, the judge who tried this matter is being vilified. We had Judge Baked Ziti, then Judge Ravioli and now, Judge Koury Kangaroo Court.

She was much worse to my attorney, publicly called him all kinds of names, and ignored repeated instructions not to visit him at his office or call him. She refused to respond to discovery, refused to appear at a deposition, refused to answer a complaint and ignored a certified mail notice, advising her of the trial, from the court. In one of her attempts to open the judgment, she admitted she had been game playing.

There was no settlement. There also was no apology, no matter what she calls what she posted. There was no retraction. Instead, much of the defamation I complained about remained on her blog, and all of it still exists at the Gracedale blog.

I never had any illusion that she would suddenly get religion. had she done so, things might be different. The only way to prevent her from continuing this behavior and hurting others who don't know how to stand up for themselves, is to take her money.

Whether she knows it or not, she is in a very bad position. This weekend, she made it worse.

Anonymous said...

It is a wee bit off kilter that Mezzacappa is complaining profusely that you sought and obtained judicial relief for what she did to you, as if you abused the legal system, yet she proudly wears her own legal and quasi-legal wins on her sleeve.

I guess if she had prevailed in convincing a judge that she hadn't slandered you, the legal system would have worked as it should, and judge Koury would be a saint.

Bernie O'Hare said...

She had me in front of a judge seven times, twice for a PFA. Think about how you would feel if that were you, and it was where you earned a living. There were days when I simply was unable to work. She tried to have me arrested at least four times. She made me feel uncomfortable watching my grandson play sports. She abused the legal system, and has done it to others.

Anonymous said...

1. I still have no idea where or what West Easton is.
2. I love how this person is always crying the blues about being a put-upon woman by mean men yet she's the one brandishing weapons and threatening people.
3. I'm glad you won and I'm glad (maybe) the two of you are done wasting taxpayer money over this squabble. (Does she have to pay court costs or are we covering the tab?)
4. Why is this Blog Mentor never identifed?

Bernie O'Hare said...

The Blog Mentor is never identified bc I gave my word never to do so online, as he gave his. I kept my word, but he did not keep his. Moreover, he has been an instigator in this matter. So I mention him, but only as the Blog Mentor.

Anonymous said...

So if he didn't keep his word and is an instigator, why cover for him/her?

Bernie O'Hare said...

I'm not. I'm keeping my word.

MegaBakerdude said...

@8:33 - Bernie has every right to use the court system, whether or not a party is picking up the tab. If you needed to use it because you legitimately felt wronged and legal action was the only recourse, you wouldn't stop and question who would pay the court costs, would you?

I sued a guy a few years ago that stole a lot of money from me, and it cost me a substantial amount of money and several hours in court over three hearings to get the judgment. I could give a rat's ass who picked up the court costs, as long as it wasn't me. That's what I pay taxes for.

As a Defendant, Mezzacappa also has a right to appeal, and not knowing the details and not being a judge I don't know what the merits would be. Sure would have been smart to show in court when she was scheduled to - that is one of the benefits of having a lawyer. It's pretty hard from the outside to say someone is wasting taxpayers' money when it comes to court actions, until you hear the argument.

Anonymous said...

What about TM's 900 lawsuits about pig kicking and imaginary slights? You don't give a rat's ass about that either?

Anonymous said...

Cuckoo!!

Steve Mongrel said...

1 on 1 isn't good enough for you? Now have to team up and go 3 on 1 against me. I was beating your ass and now you get your wet panties in a bunch and hit below the belt. Fuck those guys. Fuck your priest friend. You are all nothing but a bunch of pusillanimous pussies. Go back running and hid behind your computers. You don't have the balls to take me one on one. I kick all of your asses.8

Anonymous said...

Who or what is anon 5:31???

Consigliere said...

Steve mongrel is a creation of the blog mentor, but I suspect In this case the handle has been high jacked by a member of Bernie's insane clown posse.

Anonymous said...

Mezz is now going after Matthew Dees because of a blog post that rips her to shreds on WESTEASTONPA.com

Anonymous said...

Mezz is now going after Matthew Dees because of a blog post that rips her to shreds on WESTEASTONPA.com

Anonymous said...

Congrats Bernie! I have also suffered the cruel and pointless taunting of this "woman". Your win is a win for us all. Sadly, even after being found guilty for criminal harassment and libel, she will not stop. Thanks for fighting the good fight!