Police Funding Shortfall Causing 911 Delays in Austin, Loewy Tells NY Post

Austin Police Department

An Austin woman recently had to wait more than two hours for police to respond to a drunk-driving crash. Personal injury attorney Adam Loewy told the New York Post that the city’s anti-police policies are to blame. “The reason the police did not show up for two and half hours is that when Austin defunded the police, there has been a huge drop in the number of police officers who are on the force,” Loewy told the Post on March 21. Loewy went on to explain that estimates… Read More

Loewy Featured on FoxNews.Com Discussing the Austin Bicyclist Fatally Hit by a Bus Driver

mindi stafford

Personal injury attorney Adam Loewy recently appeared in an article on FoxNews.Com discussing a fatal bicycle accident that has gained notoriety in Austin. The bus driver that caused the accident was high on prescription drugs at the time. The Travis County District Attorney, Jose Garza, offered former Austin CapMetro bus driver Mindi Stafford a plea deal that allowed her to plead down from a manslaughter charge to a criminally negligent homicide charge and avoid jail time. Instead of serving any days in jail, Stafford has deferred adjudication for seven years and… Read More

Austin Personal Injury Attorney Adam Loewy Addresses Impact of Policing Shortage on Victims’ Rights in Drunk Driving Cases

Austin car accident victim Lacey Purciful

Attorney Adam Loewy cites anti-law enforcement policies by Austin’s municipal government as the reason why one of his clients had to wait several hours for police after a drunk driving accident. Police in Austin, TX, allegedly took more than two hours to respond to 911 calls after a suspected drunk driver slammed head-on into a pickup truck driven by Lacey Purciful, with her husband Dustin and their children riding along. According to Loewy, the other driver admitted to drinking and smelled of alcohol, so Purciful and her family called 911. However, according to Purciful, Austin… Read More