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DUI With Injury

San Diego, CA DUI Defense Attorneys – DUI Crew

San Diego DUI Defense Lawyer

DUI With Injury

A drunk driver involved in a car accident that injures a person can face serious felony charges. In the state of California, a DUI causing injury is a serious offense which may carry a sentence of up to 3 years in a state prison, with an additional 1 year for each additional person injured or an additional 3 years if the victim has serious bodily injuries. Usually, DUI offenses are charged as a misdemeanor in the state of California but DUI accidents that result in injury or death are often felonies.

Contact a knowledgable and experienced San Diego DUI lawyer right away because it is the most important step to take when facing a charge for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, especially when it involves an accident, injuries or death. The attorneys on DUI Crew’s highly qualified and experienced legal team represent drivers throughout San Diego who face DUI with injury charges. We know that you are in a difficult position that may result in criminal convictions and/or serious penalties if not handled properly and immediately.

What is a DUI with Injury?

DUI with injury, or a DUI causing an injury, is a very serious offense where a driver who has a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08% or higher or whose normal abilities are impaired because of taking alcohol and/or drugs causes an accident resulting in injury to another person. The injury may be minor, or may be serious or even life-threatening. The severity of the injuries determine whether the defendant faces a misdemeanor or felony charge.

When representing a client facing DUI with injury charges, DUI Crew’s San Diego attorneys will perform an extensive investigation into every aspect of the client’s charges. DUI Crew’s attorneys will also work with accident reconstruction experts and professionals in forensics and blood and breath tests as necessary to help weaken the prosecution’s case.

If you are facing a DUI with injury, contact a knowledgable and experienced attorney at DUI Crew immediately.


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