A DUI That Causes Injury Comes With Severe Consequences
The Law Offices of Terence D. Broughton represents individuals who have been charged with DUI with injury in California. Individuals facing these charges may face increased penalties that include imprisonment, license suspension and fines. If you are facing these charges, it is important to act quickly and speak to a lawyer as soon as possible. To schedule a free consultation with a Nevada City DUI accident injury lawyer, please contact the firm online.
DUI With Injury In California
To convict you of California Vehicle Code 23153 VC (DUI causing injury) the district attorney must prove three facts (otherwise known as “elements of the crime”):
- You were violating California DUI laws
- While doing so, you broke an additional law or acted in an otherwise negligent manner while driving, and
- Your unlawful act or negligence injured another person
When an individual is convicted of DUI resulting in bodily injury to another individual, he or she faces felony charges that carry strict penalties, including:
- Up to three years imprisonment
- Additional prison time for additional injury victims
- License suspension
- Large fines
- Alcohol Drug Program
Attorney Terence D. Broughton has more than 25 years of experience defending clients charged with DUI/DWI and other criminal offenses. He will work hard to identify all possible defense options in your case. Through careful analysis and investigation, he can challenge the charges against you and help you seek the best possible resolution of your case.