Driving Under the Influence, Causing Serious Injury or Death
If you seriously injure someone while you are driving drunk, you may be charged with vehicular assault. This is a Class 4 felony with a potential prison sentence of four to 12 years. If you kill someone while driving under the influence, you could be charged with vehicular homicide, a Class 3 felony, punishable by prison time.
Vehicular Assault and Vehicular Homicide Charges
Vehicular assault and vehicular homicide are very serious criminal charges. If you or a loved one has been charged with vehicular assault or vehicular homicide, call the seasoned DUI defense attorneys at Austin, Katzman & Thom, P.C., right away. Each DUI defense attorney at our firm has more than 30 years of experience, and is dedicated to protecting your rights and promoting your interests. We will vigorously defend you against all charges.
Building a Strong Defense
When we accept a vehicular assault case, we get to work quickly to build a strong case. It is important to investigate the accident thoroughly. To do this, we will hire an accident reconstruction expert to interpret and analyze the evidence in your case.
Your very future and your freedom are at stake, and our attorneys take our DUI and DWI defense work very seriously. Our goal is to get the charges reduced or dismissed for a favorable outcome, or, if necessary, take your case to trial.