Police Auto Accidents – The Shirley Trent Story
High speed police chases and wanton and reckless driving on the part of police…. kill hundreds of people—including law enforcement officials…..alleged criminals…as well and innocent civilians—each year in the United States.
The wrongful deaths and personal injuries caused by a police chases and reckless driving makes them one of top causes of car accidents. While authorities are engaged in high-speed police chases or pursuits…. there can be a complete disregard for the safety of other drivers as officers continue the chase well after the danger outweighs the need to apprehend the suspect.
More people in the United States are killed by high speed pursuits, and wanton and reckless driving by the Police…than they are by police firearms….and yet…. these wrongful deaths from car accidents will likely continue year after year. That is why two-thirds of those injured or killed in fatal car accidents stemming from a police chases or pursuits… are innocent drivers and pedestrians that have nothing to do with the chase.
In this INSIDER EXCLUSIVE INVESTIGATIVE SPECIAL, we “Go Behind the Headlines” in “Police Auto Accidents – The Shirley Trent Story” to examine how Jason Shartzer & Richard A. Cook Ptrs@ Yosha Cook Shartzer & Tisch successfully represented The Trent Family
….In an extremely tragic accident that took the life of a really hard working Shirley Trent…. who early one morning…. while driving her car on her daily route to deliver newspapers …was hit head-on @ 94 Miles Per Hour… by Peru Indiana Police Officer Rodney Richard who was driving recklessly through the city streets … with his lights totally off…..and most importantly…. not in the line of duty.
It’s an accident that should have never happened….. And it’s an accident that the Peru Indiana police department fought “tooth and nail” not to take responsibility for…
Jason & Richard have earned the highest respect from citizens and lawyers alike…. as some of the best Trial lawyers in Indianapolis …. In Indiana….. and across the nation. They’ve built substantial reputations nationwide by consistently winning cases other law firms have turned down. Jason’s & Richard’s spirit and dedication is often compared to President Teddy Roosevelt’s…especially when it comes to being in the courtroom…in the area they know so well…
For as they often say….
“It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled….
or where the doer of deeds could have done better…..
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena…. whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood….
who knows the great enthusiasms…. the great devotions and spends himself in a worthy cause….
Daring greatly…. so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory or defeat.
Richard’s & Jason’s amazing courtroom skills and headline grabbing success rate continue to provide their clients with the results they need……And the results they deserve.