DUI WITH INJURY
A DUI with injury can be very troublesome for the accused. The law allows the Prosecutor to elect to file the case as a Felony or a Misdemeanor. This is usually dependent on the extent and gravity of the injuries, however most of the time you will find that Prosecutors will file these cases as felonies for the purpose of positioning themselves in a better place when it becomes time to plea bargain.
The good news is that there are many ways to protect yourself from these charges, in fact, when it's all said and done, the majority of these cases end up being just normal DUI's. There are many obstacles that the Prosecutor must over come before your case would reach a Jury and many times they simply cannot overcome them.
The biggest problem with these prosecutions is the risks involved with being charged with a felony. No one should take a felony charge lightly. These charges simply has to many issues for the normal lay person to handle, or figure out.
If you are being charged with a DUI with injury as either a felony or misdemeanor you should call us immediately. Do not try to handle this on your own, do not speak to anyone - other then an attorney - before talking with us. Call us the consultation and case evaluation are free and you cannot afford not to. Do not play with fire!