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Latest Pittsburgh News and Press about Shrager Defense Attorneys...

Below are news stories of high-profile legal cases that Attorney David J. Shrager and his law firm have been involved with in the Pittsburgh region. See also our news video compilation.

Attorney Shrager Discusses Murder-for-Hire Allegations Against His Client

In an Westmoreland County alleged murder-for-hire case, Pittsburgh Criminal Defense Attorney, David J. Shrager, expressed concerns about the continued sealing of evidence by prosecutors and emphasized the significant language barriers his client faces, highlighting the need for two translators during the trial. Attorney Shrager also pointed out that communication difficulties had impacted his client’s interactions […]

Attorney Shrager Discusses Man’s Jumping Out of Window

Attorney David J. Shrager discusses the case where a man accused of attempted homicide died after jumping through window while in police custody. “‘I don’t think that civil rights were violated in any way, whether or not they violated department policies, which would be an issue of more negligence, which is different than a civil […]

Pittsburgh Attorney and Murder Suspects’ Parents Urge Him to Surrender

Pittsburgh Attorney David Shrager held a news conference yesterday, urging his client and murder suspect Matthew Darby to surrender. Attorney Shrager read a letter from the suspects’ parents, also urging him to turn himself into police. Watch a video of the news conference below. Channel 11 WPXI – Attorney: Murder suspect Darby’s parents stand with him, […]

Homicide Suspect Suffers Mental Illness in Shenango Township Case

Defense: Homicide suspect suffers from mental illness By Debbie Wachter New Castle News Feb 8, 2017 A letter detailing autopsy results showed that Lauri Craven suffered more than 300 stab wounds to her head, face, neck and body. The letter, written by forensic pathologist Dr. Todd M. Luckasevic, became part of the court record yesterday […]

Slaying Suspects Held for Trial in Indiana County

Three Male Suspects Ordered to Stand Trial in Double Homicide Case The Indiana Gazette by CHAUNCEY ROSS December 17, 2016 10:59 AM   Three Clymer-area men were ordered Friday to stand trial for the robbery and savage slayings of a man and woman in their Cherryhill Township townhouse almost two months ago, as the […]

Hearing Continued in Auto Accident that Killed a California University Student

Hearing Continued for Man Charged in California Homicide by Vehicle June 1, 2016 Mon Valley Observer-Reporter By Scott Beveridge CENTERVILLE, PA – A preliminary hearing was postponed Thursday for a Mon Valley man to allow his attorney to negotiate an outcome with the Washington County District attorney’s office in the vehicular homicide case that resulted […]

Read more news stories and watch news videos of other high-profile Pittsburgh law suits in which David J. Shrager has represented clients.