Alcohol and drug-related driving offenses include car crashes that result in serious bodily injury. This type of case would be considered a vehicular assault. If you are accused of vehicular assault, you are facing serious penalties and need a vehicular assault defense attorney. You may face prison, jail, loss of driving privileges, restitution, and more. If you’ve been arrested and charged with vehicular assault, contact Attorney Lain Lawrence, and get the defense you need to protect your future. He regularly represents clients in Arapahoe County, Douglas County, Adams County, and the Denver Metro Area.
It does not matter who is injured as well. You could hypothetically hit a pedestrian or injury someone in your own vehicle. There is also no comparative fault. Comparative fault looks at ways an injured party could have contributed to an accident. If you passenger was not wearing a seat belt, that would not alleviate of criminal liability.
In laymen’s terms, this is an injury that involves a break or significant likelihood of scaring. Police will be required to get a certification from a medical provider that serious bodily injury occurred.
If you are charged with VEhicular Assault, SPEAK WITH VEHICULAR ASSAULT DEFENSE ATTORNEY TODAY