Car accidents can present a serious danger for everyone involved. Ohio state law has attempted to limit the frequency of severe accidents with steep penalties when reckless driving leads to injury, especially when the driver is under the influence. Charges for OVI/DWI that resulted in serious injury include vehicular assault, involuntary vehicular manslaughter, and vehicular homicide.
If you have received a charge of DUI/OVI with injury, do not hesitate to get in contact with a qualified professional from Henderson, Mokhtari & Weatherly Co. L.P.A. Our Cleveland OVI attorneys have a reputation for top-notch criminal defense which has been established in thousands of successful cases.
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An injury-causing OVI will be charged as a felony. Depending on the type of charge, and a person's criminal record at the time they are charged, an injury offense can result in anything from a third degree felony to a first degree felony, with mandatory punishment of several years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. Our lawyers can help you avoid these charges by demonstrating that your case is not a valid injury case.
To count as an injury case, the at-fault driver must have done any of the following:
Admittedly, OVI with injury charges can be some of the toughest cases to handle—but that has never stopped our Cleveland DUI attorneys. Our legal team at Henderson, Mokhtari & Weatherly Co. L.P.A. can provide tireless criminal defense to help shield you from the most adverse charges.
Whether we demonstrate that you were not the cause of a fatal accident or argue that your rights were violated in an arrest, we can apply an extensive arsenal of tactics to help you secure a favorable result.
We are ready to take your case! Call our firm today to speak with a criminal defense lawyer in Cleveland.