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State of New Jersey v. J.P.: Vehicular Homicide

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In this homicide case, Mr. Rickards’ twenty-year-old client was accused of driving his Dodge Ram Pickup truck at a “high rate of speed” on Route 27 in Edison, New Jersey, and striking a BMW sedan, killing its ninety-three-year-old driver. Mr. P. was charged with Vehicular Manslaughter by the Middlesex County’s Prosecutor’s Office. 

The prosecutors in Mr. P.’s case original plea offer included a sentence of state prison time. However, through Mr. Rickards’ actions, Mr. P. — who faced up to a ten-year prison sentence — was only sentenced to probation.

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