By Jonathan Russell of Drake, Hileman & Davis, P.C. posted in Car Accidents on Wednesday, December 26, 2012. The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is not mincing any words: The government must have access to information about your driving habits and personal vehicle to keep everyone safe. David Strickland told the Detroit News that his agency backs calls from other regulators for mandatory in-vehicle data recorders for crash investigations, and he promises the government will absolutely protect everyone’s privacy. The idea of government investigators collecting information in this fashion, without a search warrant or other legal need beyond a federal regulation, leaves a lot of people interested in their personal privacy uneasy. Some have suggested a driver-controlled switch that could shut the recorders off but Strickland is firm in his opposition; it would be a “horrible thing for safety.” Strickland believes concerns about data recorders are overblown and besides, cars have been storing information in their computer systems for a couple of decades now. They don’t record everything, he says, and they don’t track your location, at least not yet. How hard would it be to advance the argument that knowing the exact location of a wreck could lead to road and intersection safety improvements? NHTSA wants recorders made mandatory in 2014, and will specify what they record and how long the data is retained. The American Automobile Association and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, which represents the auto industry, are demanding privacy protections when the regulations are […]
For the fifth time, Drake, Hileman & Davis attorney Peter Hileman has been named as a Pennsylvania “Super Lawyer” and has been joined this year by attorney, Jonathan Russell.
Attorney Peter Hileman has again been selected as a Super Lawyer in the Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Field and will appear this spring in Philadelphia Magazine.
On October 16, 2009, Jonathan Russell was awarded an Alumni Achievement Award from his alma mater, Eastern Nazarene College.
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On January 30, 2008 a Bucks County jury entered a verdict in the amount of $10.2 million in favor of Chelsea Pursell and against Volkswagen, PP&L and Christopher Young.
The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is pleased to announce that attorney Jonathan J. Russell of Doylestown PA has been certified as a member.
Attorney Jonathan J. Russell has been selected by Law & Politics and teh publishers of Philadelphia Magazine as a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star” for 2006.