Aggravated Battery

HOMICIDE/AGGRAVATED CHILD ABUSE (FACING LIFE IN PRISON)

FACTS: Clients one year old child died while sitting in a car seat. While the client was unloading his other children, the child suffocated and passed away. The client originally had another attorney following the investigation without utilizing much diligence.

RESULT: HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION DROPPED
Upon being retained, Mr. Schwartz immediately intervened in the police investigation and presented sufficient evidence to convince the detective that he lacked probable cause that the client committed a criminal act and that the child’s untimely death was an unfortunate, tragic accident.