Las Vegas Lawyer for DUI Causing Injury
Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs can lead to severe criminal penalties and collateral damage to your life. These can range from incarceration to heavy fines, license suspension, reputational damage, increased auto insurance, and the effects of a permanent criminal record on other aspects of your future. These criminal and collateral penalties can be increased if the prosecution can prove that your DUI caused an accident in which another driver, passenger, or pedestrian was injured.
In such cases, your priority should be to retain the services of a skilled criminal defense lawyer who routinely represents clients in the Clark County courts. At Goodman Law Group, you can work with Attorney Ross Goodman, who has earned Board Certification as a Trial Lawyer and the respect of the legal community and the clients he has represented throughout his distinguished career.
You can get your questions and concerns addressed by our Las Vegas attorney for DUI causing injury in a free consultation by contacting us at (702) 825-7854.
DUI Causing Injury in Nevada
Nevada Revised Statute Section 484C.4301 states that anyone operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or drugs and causing substantial bodily harm or death to another person can face charges of a felony DUI.
This charge is categorized as a Category B felony in Nevada, one step below the most serious Category A.
If convicted, you could face:
- Between two to 20 years in prison
- Fines of $2,000 to $5,000
- Loss of your license for three years
- Mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device to restore your license after release from custody
The severity of the punishment varies depending on the specific circumstances of your case, including prior convictions and your level of impairment.
“Substantial bodily harm” can include injury that creates a substantial risk of death or causes serious, permanent disfigurement or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ, or prolonged physical pain.
Examples of the injuries can range from concussions to wounds requiring stitches, severe whiplash, internal injuries, broken bones, burns, brain and spine injuries, loss of limbs, and more.
Dismissed (DUI (.128) Reduced to Reckless Driving
Not Guilty **Trial** Domestic Battery
Reckless Driving .220 BAC
Misdemeanor Petit Larceny 11 Counts Theft (Category B Felony)
Dismissed 2 Counts Battery on a Protected Person (Gross Misdemeanor)
Put a Proven Defender to Work for You
Facing a DUI with an injury charge can be overwhelming, but you don't have to navigate this challenging time alone. With Goodman Law Group by your side, you can have a dedicated attorney fighting for your rights and working towards the most favorable outcome possible.
Contact our firm online or call (702) 825-7854 today.
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