If you were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) in Pennsylvania and were involved in an auto accident with injuries, you need an experienced DUI attorney who is experienced with DUI injury cases fighting to protect your legal rights. The penalties for DUI with injury are much more severe than a simple DUI, which is typically only charged as a misdemeanor. When there has been an accident, especially one with serious injuries, you may face felony charges that carry mandatory jail time.
Penalties for DWI with Injuries
Having a DUI arrest and being involved in a motor vehicle accident is a very serious situation. In addition to the stress involved with being arrested for DUI, you face much harsher penalties that require a more artful defense strategy. You should not have to deal with this on your own. An experienced DUI attorney can help analyze your case and navigate you through the legal process, ensuring that your legal rights are protected throughout entire case. If you were arrested for DUI and there were injuries in a crash, you could face very a broad range of substantial penalties. The actual penalties you face depend on the facts and circumstances of your case, such as how severe the injuries were and how intoxicated you were at the time of the accident. For illustrative purposes, some of the penalties for DUI with injuries may include any combination of the following:
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If you or someone you love has been arrested for DUI and there were injuries, you need an experienced DUI attorney on your side. The Law Offices of Steven E. Kellis has over 20 years defending all types of DUI charges, including those involving injuries. While I cannot undue what has already been done, I will do my best to minimize the impact of your drunk driving arrest or conviction.
Contact me today to schedule a free consultation. You can reach me by filling out the online form right here on my website, or by calling me on the phone anytime day or night. I understand you have a choice when it comes to selecting your lawyer, and I look forward to providing you with staunch legal representation and helping you through this stressful time.