American Heart Association Receives $100,000
September 9, 2011 - MarcWites
The American Heart Association, received a $100,000 donation from Wites Law Firm, along with their co-counsel, Robbins Geller Rudman t Dowd LLP. The donation was part of a class action settlement obtained by the two law firms after 8 years of litigation in state and federal trial and appeals courts.
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Deborah Phelan, Director of Charitable Estate Planning for the American Heart Association, accepted the $100,000 check for the organization. She gratefully explained that a “$100,000 donation does a long way and does a great deal of good. It is a significant gift and we are deeply grateful.”
Wites Law Firm has represented consumers and investors in class actions since the firm was founded in 2001. The firm represents injured persons and their families in personal injury and wrongful death actions, investment disputes, consumer debt litigation and bankruptcy, and also handles immigration matters.