Transcript for Kennedy Fight with Nurses: Eyewitnesses Emerge
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- The hospital -- standing by the nurses the ER doctor on duty is standing by Kennedy. And ABC's Dan Harris is here with the latest and the -- doctors said he saw this in the near certain fault that you spoke. With the nurses attorney and they claim otherwise. Indeed I did this is the first time we're hearing from the attorney for these two nurses embroiled in this. Legal and PR battle with the Kennedys this interview is intense and emotional and assigned -- this fight is unlikely to relent anytime soon. The attorney for nurses and -- -- and Kerri -- -- says their actions on this surveillance tape were simply -- the book. Here you -- Douglas Kennedy trying to take his newborn son off the maternity ward he says for some fresh air outside. But watch what happens next after the nurses block him from the elevator saying he doesn't have permission he goes to this stairwell where confrontation ensues. Kennedy raises his leg and Luciano fall straight on her back. The nurses attorney says they are trained to stop people from taking newborns without permission since abductors are often family members and that Kennedy had no reason to lash out. They did the job they did a darn good job in the process they were injured. And now we have people casting blame on them shame it's -- the argument Kennedy's lawyer is making is that one of your clients. Lunged at him while he's holding his newborn -- What else do you expect him to do other -- to defend himself. I can see readily that while he's out of the scope of the video. With -- lawyers -- the narrow you couldn't come forward with any type of scenario that you want. He says two new eyewitnesses fellow nurses will support his clients. And he suggests there may be evidence that Kennedy exhibited prior unusual behavior on the ward although he offers no proof. -- every -- that two day old being taken outside because they want fresh air that's utter nonsense Kennedy's lawyer rejects that. He's a loving father who with the knowledge of the mother Molly. Simply wanted to take his child outside for some fresh air. What is possibly wrong with that and he claims the nurses had another motive for pressing charges they're hinting pretty strongly that this is all about money. Any truth. Well how could it be -- no decision yet as to whether to bring a lawsuit but they -- -- They hired me -- a personal injury litigator he goes on to say they yes a lawsuit against Kennedy. Very likely indeed -- hospital has now issued a statement in support of the nurses a statement academies are calling quote deplorable they say the hospital -- investigated first. Douglas Kennedy has pled not guilty to charges of -- and arrangement and of harassing those two nurses.
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