Dallas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers – Federal Prosecution of White Collar Crime Hits Record Low?

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Dallas, Tx, 08/29/2015 /SubmitPressRelease123/

A recent report on data released by the U.S. Department of Justice claims that the federal prosecution of white-collar crime has hit a new low. The total is stated to be 12 percent less than last year and 29 percent less than it was five years ago.

Source: International Business Times Report “US Prosecution of White Collar Crime Hits 20-Year Low: Report”

“Federal prosecution of white-collar crime has hit a 20-year low, according to a new report on Department of Justice data. The analysis of thousands of records by Syracuse University shows a more than 36 percent decline in such prosecutions since the middle of the Clinton administration, when the decline first began.”

To read more visit http://www.ibtimes.com/us-prosecution-white-collar-crime-hits-20-year-low-report-2037160.  

A number of factors have reportedly contributed to the decline in numbers including a difference in the way prosecution is handled when corporate executives and others are accused of related crimes. According to the Syracuse researchers, “The decline in federal white-collar crime prosecutions does not necessarily indicate there has been a decline in white-collar crime… Rather, it may reflect shifting enforcement policies by each of the administrations and the various agencies.”

In 2012, Lanny Breuer, who was then head of the Justice Department’s criminal division, indicated this may be so, asserting during a speech, “In reaching every charging decision, we must take into account the effect of an indictment on innocent employees and shareholders.”

A recent study by researchers at George Mason University tracking an increase in the use of special Justice Department agreements allowing some to avoid prosecution also helps provide support for this claim. Prior to 2003, the researchers found such deals being offered by the Justice Department were extremely rare. From 2007 to 2011; however, in 44 percent of white-collar crime cases the resolution came from deferred prosecution agreements and non-prosecution agreements.

According to Texas based criminal defense attorney Mick Mickelsen, the decline in the prosecution of these cases on a federal level is also attributed to a shift in the priorities of the Justice Department following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Says the attorney, “Since 9/11 it was my perception that the prosecution of white collar crime had become less of a priority in the Department of Justice. After 9/11 the government focused its efforts on anti-terrorism. Because there was very little evidence of domestic terrorism, that focus, in fact was directed towards immigration fraud and related matters and characterized as anti-terrorism.

“Despite the public discourse about taking a different approach to non-violent drug offenders, there are many non-violent drug offenders who are dealing large quantities of illegal substances. One Federal drug prosecution tends to beget numerous other such prosecutions so that at least in Texas the Federal criminal dockets tend to be dominated by these cases.”

For Those Accused of White Collar Crimes

Some charges of fraud, embezzlement, cybercrime, or other illegal acts that fall under the category of white-collar crime may appear to be clear-cut violations of the law; however, there are cases where an accusation against a business or government official is unfounded. It is important that those who are accused of any type of white-collar crime understand that the threat of federal prosecution should not make them feel coaxed into a plea agreement or untrue admission of guilt.

Business and government officials who have questions about their legal options if they have been accused of a white-collar crime, can contact the Federal criminal defense lawyers of Broden Mickelsen Helms & Snipes for information about getting legal help for their case.

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Mediation Tips from a Dallas Injury Accident Lawyer

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Dallas, Tx, 08/19/2015 /SubmitPressRelease123/

Dallas auto accident attorney Amy Witherite represents injured victims of car crashes. Many of her cases are resolved via mediation. In mediation, parties to a lawsuit meet with a neutral mediator who attempts to broker a settlement agreement between the parties. Here, Ms. Witherite discusses some tips for accident victims who are mediating their cases.

  1. Show that you take the mediation process serious. Come prepared with any documents or information your lawyer asked you to bring. Dress professionally. Be on time. Silence your phone.

  2. Speak only when advised to do so. Your communications with your lawyer are protected by the attorney-client privilege, but that privilege is waived if others hear your communications. Sometimes parties hold a “joint session” in which the mediator and all parties meet as a group. You will probably be asked to remain silent at this time and anytime the mediator is in the room. If you have questions or comments, wait until you are alone before you speak candidly to your attorney.

  3. Listen carefully. Pay close attention to what the mediator and your lawyer say.

  4. Ask questions. Lawyers and mediators may appear to be speaking a different language. Do not hesitate to ask questions or request a more thorough explanation.

  5. Make sure you understand any proposed settlement. You will need to know the compensation you will receive, the compensation your lawyer will receive, and other important terms regarding the consequences of the settlement.

This article is presented by the Dallas, Texas personal injury lawyers at Eberstein & Witherite, LLP. For inquiries, call 866-774-5410

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NHTSA “Spotlights” Recalls

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Dallas auto collision attorney Amy Witherite represents injured victims of car crashes. While many car accidents are caused by driver error, sometimes a crash is caused by a defective vehicle or vehicle part. Unsafe and defective car parts could, for example, cause brakes to fail, increase the risk that a car would catch on fire after a crash, or prevent an airbag from functioning as designed.

In the past year, multiple car companies have recalled cars because of defective or unsafe products. In fact, last year, the nation experienced the highest number of vehicle recalls in more than thirty years. In response to these recalls, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a new website. This website, titled Recalls Spotlight and available at http://www.safercar.gov/rs/index.html, puts a “spotlight” on recalled vehicles and vehicle parts. With this website, the agency alerts Americans to ongoing recalls and posts press releases regarding those recalls. NHTSA answers commonly asked questions in an “FAQ” section and posts reports and newsletters. Consumers may sign up for recall alerts by using a NHTSA tool and may check to see if a car is under recall by using the vehicle identification number lookup tool. Finally, if a consumer has a problem with his car and believes it to be related to a mechanical defect, the consumer may file a complaint by using the tools provided.

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Child Killed in Texas Truck Stop Accident: Big Rigs and Pedestrian Safety

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Texas truck accident attorneys report a child was recently struck and killed by an 18-wheeler at a Bexar County truck stop.

A young boy was recently struck and killed by an 18-wheeler at a truck stop in Bexar County, Texas. Media reports say the accident occurred around 10:30 p.m. after the family of the one-year-old child stopped for fuel at the Pilot truck stop off Interstate 35 and Loop 1604.

Source: KSAT Report “Child killed in tragic accident at SW Bexar truck stop”

“The driver of another big rig pulled out of a fueling bay, did not see the child and ran him over, the release stated.

“The truck in the bay next to them was pulling out from the gas bay, the driver heard a noise and quickly realized he had run over the child that had been playing in that area,” said Bexar County Sheriff’s Office spokesman James Keith.”

To read more visit http://www.ksat.com/content/pns/ksat/news/2015/07/02/child-killed-in-tragic-accident-at-truck-stop.html.

Texas based truck crash lawyer Amy Witherite says that many pedestrians in the state become injured in accidents involving 18-wheelers each year. Children are among those that are most at risk Witherite emphasizes stating, “statistically children and elderly individuals are at a higher risk than other groups of being seriously hurt in any type of pedestrian accident involving a motor vehicle.

The most recent estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that over 76,000 people in the U.S. were injured in these accidents in 2012. A reported 4,743 people were killed. Many of these involve commercial vehicles, which due to their scale typically lead to fatal injuries.

In another headline making 18-wheeler accident that occurred in Bexar County last year, a pedestrian died after the driver of the truck struck him and failed to stop to render aid.

Source: KSAT Report “Pedestrian struck by 18-wheeler in hit-­and-run dies”

“SAN ANTONIO – A pedestrian who was struck by an 18-wheeler on the Southwest Side died at the hospital late Monday night.

San Antonio police said the accident happened along SW Loop 410 near Highway 90.

Police said the victim was walking in the median when he was struck by the big rig. The driver failed to stop and render aid.

To read more visit http://www.ksat.com/content/pns/ksat/news/2014/08/25/pedestrian-hit-by-18-wheeler-on-loop-410.html.

The victim was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Transportation safety advocates suggest there are things individuals can do to reduce their risks of being involved in a pedestrian accident in Texas. These include:

  • Wearing clothing that reflects well, whether during the daytime or at night to increase one’s visibility to drivers

  • Only walking on sidewalks whenever possible

  • Only crossing roads at crosswalks and other designated areas when possible

  • Keeping a watchful eye on children when walking or being in areas where there are many vehicles present

In cases where a pedestrian has been injured as a result of the negligence of a driver Witherite states that victims can discuss their case with a personal injury attorney to understand the scope of their legal options. According to Witherite “this step is often critical for pedestrians who have been hurt in an accident or the surviving family members of those killed as a result of this type of tragedy due to the challenges that accompany trying to obtain what is fair compensation for financial damages.”

Charges have not been filed in connection with the recent truck accident. Officials were investigating the incident at the time of the report.

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Cityoga Room Opens Yoga Studio in Mount Clemens

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Mount Clemens, MI (August 28, 2015) — Cityoga Room is Mount Clemens’s newest yoga studio. Located in the Heart of Macomb County in what is known as the “Bath City of America,” once famous around the world for its powerful healing, Cityoga Room is an experience “where every class feels like a private session” and, once again, offers powerful healing.

Cityoga Room is for those in the community who are seeking smaller, more private class sessions along with well-being, strength, fitness, awareness, and awakening. It is a place to look within one’s self through renewal of the mind, body, and spirit. Cityoga Room is a warm and welcoming place with positive energy and movement. It is a place of rejuvenation, revitalization, balance, grounding, and unity.

Conveniently located near Downtown Mount Clemens, Cityoga Room offers a variety of yoga class styles for all levels, including yoga flow, hot vinyasa, beginner’s yoga, karma yoga, yin yoga, kid’s yoga, and parent–child and yin gong yoga. In addition to classes, Cityoga Room offers a variety of yoga workshops and private one-on-one sessions.

Cityoga Room is home to one spacious yoga room that offers an intimate and peaceful space where the energy is pure and delightful. Enjoy a personal healing practice in a comfortable environment with like-minded individuals, especially those who are looking to heal and be healed.

Visit www.cityogaroom.com for more information about our studio, including class descriptions, class times, and registration. Class sizes are limited; please reserve your space to ensure a spot.

Owners Joe Haduck and Susan Laurent are excited to announce the grand opening of Cityoga Room. Please join us as we celebrate the Macomb Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, August 28, 2015, and for our Grand Opening Celebration Saturday, August 29, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. We are offering 20% off Auto-Pay & Class Packs and door prizes for those who attend our event.

Cityoga Room is located in Mount Clemens, MI, at 287 South Bound Gratiot Ave. Cityoga Room opened in June 2015 and is co-owned by Joe Haduck and Susan Laurent, NCTMB, LMT, CIMI. For information, call (586) 229-2421 or visit www.cityogaroom.com. Cityoga Room is open 7 days a week from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

For more information on Cityoga Room Yoga studio, classes, and workshops, please contact Joe Haduck or Susan Laurent, (586) 229-2421; email: joe@cityogaroom.com; susan@cityogaroom.com

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Texas Man Survives After Semi-Truck Rolls Over Onto Vehicle

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A San Antonio man survived a serious accident that resulted in a semi-truck rolling over onto his vehicle. Texas based personal injury attorneys report that the 61-year-old man was waiting for the light to change when another vehicle swerved in front of a cargo truck, causing it to swerve and rollover.

Source: Opposing Views Report “San Antonio Man Survives After Semitrailer Falls On His Vehicle”

“A Texas man survived a traffic accident after a semitrailer rolled over and landed on his Toyota Tundra on July 21…David Herndon, 61, of San Antonio, Texas, had stopped at a light, My San Antonio reported. As he was waiting for the light to change, a Chevrolet Tahoe swerved in front of a Lowe’s Home Improvement cargo truck. The semitrailer then swerved and rolled on its side.”

To read more visit http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/san-antonio-man-survives-after-truck-trailer-falls-his-vehicle.

The impact of the collision caused the truck trailer to land on top of the man’s truck, and push it backwards into others cars. He was able to pull himself out of the vehicle.

The Deadly Reality of Rollover Accidents

Although the man in the aforementioned truck rollover crash was able to walk away unscathed, this is not the case for many victims of these types of crashes. Texas based truck accident attorney Amy Witherite says that a number of personal injury cases involving rollover accidents she has tried involve fatalities. According to Witherite “statistics show that rollovers claim thousands of lives each year nationwide.”

Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that over 280,000 rollover accidents are reported annually. The NHTSA stated in a report on the “Characteristics of Fatal Rollover Crashes” published by the National Center for Statistics and Analysis Research and Development that “The changing composition in the fleet of vehicles on the nation’s highways has resulted in a growing number of SUVs and other light trucks relative to passenger cars.  Findings show that light trucks in general, and Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) in particular, are a rapidly increasing component of the total number of fatal rollover crashes.  Most of the characteristics of vehicle and drivers involved have remained fairly constant over time both for passenger cars and light trucks.  While occupant fatalities due to passenger car rollovers have been declining, the greater propensity toward rollovers in some classes of light trucks has maintained the aggregate level of passenger vehicle occupant fatalities in crashes about 32,000 annually.”

Among the most common causes of rollover crashes are:

  • Drivers over correcting their vehicles

  • Drivers operating vehicles that are top heavy

  • Drivers hitting medians, guardrails, uneven ground and other factors that may cause their vehicle to suddenly go out of control and flip over

  • Vehicles being too top heavy (whether by design or added weight)

  • Driving aggressively (speeding, recklessly changing lanes, or driving erratically in any form)

Witherite says that in truck accident cases involving rollovers one of the most important things injured victims, or families of deceased victims in the event of wrongful death, can do is get an assessment of their legal options for financial recovery. The attorney says that in many cases of rollover accidents in Texas, those most seriously injured or left with significant property damage are individuals not at fault for the crash. Therefore, Witherite notes “it can be vital to find the right legal support immediately so that liable parties can be held accountable for damages victims have been left with.”

Investigators were still looking into the recent Texas truck rollover accident at the time of the report.

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Fort Worth Personal Injury Lawyers to Sponsor Tulisoma Literary Arts Festival

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The Dallas based law firm of Eberstein Witherite LLP will serve as a sponsor for this year’s annual Tulisoma Literary Arts Festival. The event is a community-based initiative designed to promote literacy and the arts in the South Dallas area. Eberstein Witherite founders Brian Eberstein and Amy Witherite are set to be in attendance at the festival, providing bookmarks and other items to guests.

About the Tulisoma Festival: Promoting Literacy in South Dallas

The Tulisoma South Dallas Book Fair and festival was founded in 2003 by the late Leo V. Chaney, Jr., and Dr. Harry Robinson, who serves as President and CEO of the African American Museum. The event was created for the development of an event that would engage families, avid readers, aspiring writers, and those who visit the city of Dallas. Multiple community leaders have served as sponsors of the event throughout its inception, with the Dallas Public Library acting as lead partner. Tulisoma is Swahili for “we read.”

This year’s event is set to take place August 28th– August 29th. The experience will feature a concert, guest authors, and vendor booths. Among notable authors to be in attendance are civil rights activist Joanne Bland, who marched on “Bloody Sunday” and “Turn Around Tuesday.” Bland has spoken about her experiences and extensive work at workshops and conferences throughout the United States.

Acclaimed journalist, author, and lecturer A. Peter Bailey will also be a guest author. Baily was a founding member of The Organization of Afro-American Unity (OAAU), and has contributed to several books, documentaries, and articles about Malcolm X, who was organizer of the group. The author and activist, who is a former editor of Ebony Magazine, has lectured on various topics at more than 35 colleges and universities throughout the United States. Bailey has contributed to several popular publications including Essence, the New York Times, the New York Daily News, and Black Enterprise.

Also, featured at the concert will be R&B singer Stephanie Mills and legendary performers The Whispers.

Last year’s attendance total for the weekend was 2,600 guests. This year, organizers have projected an increase to a total of 4,400 attendees. The event will be held at the African American Museum, 3536 Grand Avenue, Dallas, TX 75210. The Heart & Soul Concert Tour at the Majestic Theater will kick off the event on Friday, August 28.

More information about the weekend South Dallas festival can be found by visiting http://www.tulisoma.org/.

About Eberstein Witherite

The law firm of Eberstein Witherite is a Texas based personal injury law firm with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston. Attorneys of the firm have for years been instrumental in providing sponsorship for a number of events important to those in the communities they serve. Says Attorney Amy Witherite “for us supporting initiatives that are important to the hearts of our clients is a key aspect of providing effective legal advocacy. We are excited to participate in this year’s festival which will be a first for us, and we hope to have many other opportunities like this to connect with the South Dallas community for years to come.”

For more information about Eberstein Witherite please visit http://www.dallastexaspersonalinjurylawyers.com/.

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Truck Drivers & Major Safety Hazard – Texas Truck Accident Lawyer

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Texas truck accident lawyer  weighs in on the apparent increase in truck accidents across the U.S. and related factors.

Much has been written about issues impacting the trucking industry lately including the unwarranted effects of a rise in the number of registered big trucks that has been accompanied by an increase in truck accidents. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number has increased from approximately 8.2 million to over 10 million over the course of the last decade.

A recent report from The Associated Press stated that although the number of commercial trucks on the road has increased, there has not been the needed growth in the number of rest stops for truck drivers, which some suggest is a major safety hazard. Truck drivers are not supposed to work more than 14 hours total without having had 10 hours of mandatory downtime according to federal regulations. However, the report notes that some drivers allege that an insufficient number of parking spaces prevents them from adhering to the rules.

Source: Associated Press Report “Truck drivers search for parking amid rise in big rigs”

“MONROE, Ohio — The amount of tractor-trailers on the road has climbed in recent years, but the number of parking spots for truck drivers to stop and rest hasn’t kept pace, leading to what truckers and industry leaders describe as a safety hazard that puts truckers on the road for too long.”

To read more visit http://www.thetrucker.com/News/Stories/2015/7/15/Truckdriverssearchforparkingamidriseinbigrigs.aspx.

Jet Express President Kevin Burch is quoted in the report as stating of the issue “These truckers have to have rest, so where do they go?…The truck stops are full. The rest stops are full. The shopping centers have no parking. It is a big problem that no one seems to care about.”

Could this be one issue contributing to more truck accidents across the US? Texas based truck accident attorney Amy Witherite of the Eberstein Witherite law firm says although it is likely, it should not provide an excuse for the choice to not adhere to outlined trucking safety regulations. According to Witherite “there seems to be a barrage of excuses laid out by those in the industry lately for why truck drivers and trucking companies are not doing what they are supposed to.”

Truck driver fatigue is one of the leading causes of truck crashes in the U.S. some reports suggest. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has stated that over 20,000 truck accident injuries reported each year are directly linked to fatigued drivers of large trucks. This has resulted in a number of lawsuits against trucking companies for the misconduct of their drivers.

The issue of reducing truck driver fatigue is an important one to address Witherite says, but in a way that provides solutions for fixing the problem as opposed to appearing to excuse the actions of drivers who drive miles illegally while in this condition, putting many in harm’s way. The Texas personal injury lawyer further stresses “when there is evidence suggesting that this type of problem exists and could be contributing to a mass number of injuries or fatalities each year, you would think that trucking companies and others in the industry would want to take steps to immediately address the problem as opposed to turning a blind eye.”

Transportation safety advocates and others continue to press the issue of enforcing truck industry regulations and holding violators accountable for their actions. Many hope that raising awareness of certain issues will help provide a wake up call for those who are in positions to change the circumstances.

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Dallas Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses the Car Crash Settlement Process

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Dallas auto accident attorney Amy Witherite represents injured victims of car crashes. She notes that most car accident cases don’t proceed to trial; like most other lawsuits, these cases usually are resolved with settlement agreements before trial. However, if no settlement is reached, Eberstein & Witherite will be fully prepared and ready to try your lawsuit.  Here, Ms. Witherite discusses the settlement process.

In most cases, an attorney for an injured party sends the insurance company or the person at fault a “demand letter.” In this letter, the attorney sets out the facts regarding the accident, discusses the victim’s injuries, and makes a demand for money to compensate the victim for the injuries. The amount requested usually reflects the highest possible value of the victim’s claims.

After reviewing the demand letter, the opposing side’s lawyer may respond by making a counter-offer. Typically, this offer is quite low. Then, the attorneys begin to negotiate a compromise. During the back-and-forth process, the victim’s lawyer discusses the circumstances that justify a higher settlement amount and points out why the opposing side’s offers are too low. Often, the attorneys can resolve the case with informal negotiations. If the process stalls, however, the parties may need to proceed to mediation. At mediation, a neutral mediator with experience in car accident cases shows the parties the strengths and weaknesses of each side’s position. The mediator then works to broker a settlement between the parties. Once a settlement is reached, the attorneys draft an agreement to cover the terms and have each party sign it. The parties then formally close the court case.

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How You Chose Insurance Coverage Impacts Your Legal Rights

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You may not pay much attention to your auto insurance coverage and just focus on the price when you buy or renew your policy, but what coverage you buy could make a big difference if you get into an accident. Philadelphia’s accident attorney, Rand Spear, warns motorists that selecting less expensive coverage can limit your legal rights to recovery if you sue after being injured in an accident.

In Pennsylvania auto policy holders have the option of selecting full or limited tort coverage. Limited tort coverage is normally less expensive, but the dollars saved on the premium could result in far less recovery if you need to go to court.

“Full tort coverage means that you can bring a lawsuit regardless of the extent of your injury, you don’t have to prove an injury is permanent. Limited tort is a less expensive policy but you have to prove a serious impairment of a bodily function in order to recover damages for your injuries,” Spear says.

He explains that back in 1990 the Pennsylvania legislature wanted to limit the number of lawsuits so they created a two-tier system where policy holders paying more money have more legal rights if they’re involved in an accident. “I think it’s unfair because it impacts mostly people who don’t have a lot of money, can’t or don’t want to pay for the most expensive coverage,” Spear says.

Most accident victims Spear has spoken to tell him their agents never fully explained the difference in the coverage and what benefit they would receive if they decide to pay more for the better coverage. “Most consumers tell me they would’ve opted for the full tort coverage had it been explained exactly what was involved.”

“Always try to get the best coverage,” Spear advises, “It’s protecting you if you’re injured and need help. Not only does it protect you, it protects members of your family and it protects people in the car with you. Accidents happen when you least expect them. They hurt you financially, they hurt you physically and the more you can protect yourself, the better off you’ll be.”

Those who opt for limited tort coverage still have legal rights and Spear says he can help many of them with their legal claims. He says when a cases starts, it may be unknown the true extent of a person’s injuries.

“Someone would typically go to a doctor for medical attention and often get an MRI done. We look to see if there’s a herniated disc, a protrusion, something that we can argue constitutes a serious impairment of a bodily function,” Spear says, “In many cases even when they have limited tort coverage we take their case, we do represent them and we do collect damages on their behalf.”

If you have questions about insurance coverage and a possible injury case or want to find out if Rand Spear is the right personal injury attorney for you, call his office at 888-373-4LAW. He helps those injured in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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