Broward Lawyers Arrested In Car Accident Scheme

Guy Seligman is is a Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyer experienced in the defense of white collar crimes. 5 Broward County lawyers arrested in 19-month car accident insurance scheme Five lawyers in Broward County have been arrested after accused of engaging in a car accident insurance scheme for more than a year. READ: South Florida treasury employee accused in $1.6M tax scheme Adam Hurtig, 46, Steven Slootsky, 57, Alexander Kapetan, 45, Mark Spatz, 58, and Vincent Pravato, 48, turned themselves into Broward County Sheriff deputies on Sept. 6, WSVN reports. Deputies said the Fort Lauderdale lawyers allegedly exploited information from motor vehicle accident victims through solicitors and then received money once the victims met with doctors. . “Within a couple hours, sometimes days, after the motor vehicle accident, these people would receive a call and/or a knock at their door from a solicitor or someone representing the attorney,” a BSO detective said to WSVN. Authorities reported the lawyers to the Florida Bar Association, and said all of the doctor’s offices involved in the scheme have been shut down, according to WSVN. The investigation is ongoing, and involves the FBI, the attorney general, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office and Fort Lauderdale Police, WSVN reports. If you have been arrested in Fort Lauderdale contact Guy Seligman.  ...

Criminal Lawyer For Crash Involving Death Or Personal Injuries

Fort Lauderdale criminal lawyer for criminal arrests for car crashes involving death or injury to another person. 316.027 Crash involving death or personal injuries.— (1)(a) The driver of any vehicle involved in a crash occurring on public or private property that results in injury of any person must immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the crash, or as close thereto as possible, and must remain at the scene of the crash until he or she has fulfilled the requirements of s. 316.062. Any person who willfully violates this paragraph commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. (b) The driver of any vehicle involved in a crash occurring on public or private property that results in the death of any person must immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the crash, or as close thereto as possible, and must remain at the scene of the crash until he or she has fulfilled the requirements of s. 316.062. A person who is arrested for a violation of this paragraph and who has previously been convicted of a violation of this section, s. 316.061, s. 316.191, or s. 316.193, or a felony violation of s. 322.34, shall be held in custody until brought before the court for admittance to bail in accordance with chapter 903. Any person who willfully violates this paragraph commits a felony of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. Any person who willfully commits such a violation while driving under the influence as set forth in s....