New Runner Law Protects the Rights of Injured Individuals
Over the past 20 years we have been using advertising to attract new clients while some law offices use the practice of paying “runners”. Runners are non–attorney individuals who solicit case information, from a variety of resources, to find people that have been in an accident. These individuals work with emergency employees, wrecker services, EMC, medical facilities, web based police reporting services, police department employees and others to obtain accident information. These runners are paid by a law firm for each case they bring in. This practice has been unlawful since 1981 but hard to enforce.