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A DUI charge can be exacerbated when it involves someone else, especially if the other party is allegedly injured or killed as a result of the DUI. If you have been arrested for DUI and charged with causing an accident in which someone was injured or died, you could face jail time and other serious consequences. There is no time to waste when you are facing a DUI with serious bodily injury or death in Rhode Island.
Our RI DUI Serious Injury and Death attorney is ready to build your defense – call to request your consultation.
When you retain Abilheira Law, you have access to a dedicated team of legal professionals who are committed to obtaining positive results for those charged with criminal offenses. We go to great lengths to inform our clients of what they are up against and what we can do to contest their charges. Trust our firm to work in your best interests no matter what you are facing.
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Causing bodily harm to another person while driving under the influence is prosecuted quite harshly by the state of Rhode Island in an effort to deter potential offenders.
Those charged with DUI resulting in serious bodily injury could face:
- 1 to 10 years in prison
- Between $1,000 and $5,000 in fines
- Revocation of your driver’s license for up to 2 years
A repeat conviction for DUI with injury within five years of the first conviction can bring the potential prison sentence up to 15 years and fines upwards of $10,000.
Potential penalties stemming from a DUI resulting in death include:
- Between 5 and 15 years in prison
- Fines amounting to $5,000 to $10,000
- Revocation of driver’s license for 5 years
In the event of a second conviction for DUI with fatality, you could see even harsher penalties of 10 to 20 years in prison, up to $20,000 in fines, and another revocation of your driver’s license.
With charges this serious, you need the backing of a highly-skilled Rhode Island DUI law firm from our firm who can fight to protect your future in and out of court. Call our firm at (401) 245-5100 today to discuss your options with our attorneys at no cost to you!
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Any DUI arrest can have serious implications on your freedom and your future, but if your alleged drunk driving resulted in the injury or death of another, do not wait any longer to get the help you need to defend against these charges.
Your best chance of avoiding a conviction for a DUI resulting in injury or death is to hire a dedicated Rhode Island DUI lawyer. Having a knowledgeable and aggressive representative who can challenge the charges and stand up for your rights is extremely vital to the success of your case.
Our lawyers take cases seriously, providing a relentless approach throughout the entirety of each case we take on. Our firm handles a wide-range of DUI related cases for clients throughout Rhode Island.
We will prepare a strong case on your behalf to fight the accusations of DUI serious bodily injury or death resulting. We fight hard to discredit the prosecution’s case against you, even if it means you are convicted on lesser charges, we will do all we can to obtain the best outcome possible for your case.
Your First Step—Calling a Rhode Island DUI Attorney
We know the dread and anxiety that comes along with an accident resulting in someone’s injury or death, never mind an arrest, which is why we make ourselves available 24/7 to clients. Additionally, we offer free initial case consultations to all prospective clients, allowing you to feel confident in your choice before even retaining our firm.
Don’t wait to get the defense you deserve. Contact Abilheira Law right now for protection and top-quality legal counsel. Discuss your case with us during your no-cost case evaluation — (401) 245-5100