Death & Serious Injury

Death & Serious Injury

A DUI that results in death is referred to as a DUI manslaughter or vehicular manslaughter and can happen whether you are a first-or third-time offender. A DUI with serious injury occurs when an individual causes amputation, disfigurement, brain damage, or other serious injuries by motor vehicle.

Very few law firms have the trial experience and technical knowledge to take on DUI Death and Serious Injury cases. At the Law Offices of Richard S. Humphrey we can assist your defense by listening carefully to your story, providing effective defense strategies to challenge your charges, represent you during your DMV hearing and negotiate with the prosecution before your case ever goes to trial.

 

Death and serious injury charges and penalties:

  • A state prison sentence up to 20 years
  • A $20,000 fine
  • Conviction on vehicular manslaughter charges
  • Victim restitution
  • Alcohol and drug treatment program
  • Revoking a driver’s license up to five years
  • A criminal record