OUIL Causing Serious Bodily Injury
OUIL Defense Lawyer Representing Clients in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Throughout the State Charged with Causing Serious Injury
Operating a motor vehicle in the state of Michigan while intoxicated will leave you facing substantial fines and jail time if convicted. However, by obtaining the legal support and guidance of a skilled OUIL defense lawyer you can fight accusations of DUI. As a highly regarded Michigan criminal defense and DUI law firm, the team at Grabel & Associates is dedicated to providing an aggressive, effective defense to individuals accused of driving while intoxicated. We urge you to contact us today if you have been arrested for OUIL (Operating Under the Influence of Liquor/alcohol), or are under investigation for a drunk driving offense.
The criminal penalties individuals face when accused of operating a vehicle while intoxicated are serious; however, if a passenger in the vehicle is seriously injured as a result of the impairment, the punishment becomes even more severe. Police and prosecutors will vigorously attempt to prove that the passenger was injured as a result of your alcohol consumption and the accident your intoxication led to. It is critical you fight these allegations aggressively in order to avoid not only criminal penalties, but the damaging impact to your life and reputation. At Grabel & Associates, we will protect your legal rights and provide an outstanding defense when charged with OUIL causing serious bodily injury.
Michigan OUIL Impairment Causing Serious Bodily Injury
In Michigan, the legal limit for BAC (blood alcohol content) is 0.08%, however it is not necessary that police and prosecutors prove your BAC was above this limit in order to secure a conviction. All that must be proven is that the consumption of alcohol impaired your ability to safely operate a motor vehicle. It is important you work with a capable attorney who is familiar and knowledgeable in these complex cases, and who can provide you with a vigorous defense. When charged with OUIL and a passenger in your vehicle is seriously injured, you may be charged with and convicted of a felony, according to Section 257.625 of the Michigan Vehicle Code.
It is important to contact a capable criminal defense lawyer early on in order to achieve your desired result. If convicted of OUIL causing serious bodily injury, the consequences to your life, reputation, and career will last a lifetime. Our team is dedicated to vigorously fighting a conviction and the damaging penalties associated with this offense throughout every stage of the process including pre-file, trial, and even post-conviction for those who have already been convicted.
OUIL Causing Serious Bodily Injury Criminal Penalties in Michigan
As mentioned earlier, the criminal penalties for a conviction of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of liquor resulting in serious injuries or bodily function impairment of another individual are harsh. If convicted, the punishment you may face includes fines of between $1,000 and $5,000, up to 5 years in prison, and more. Your driving privileges may be restricted, and you may be required to forfeit your vehicle as well.
While this punishment may indeed seem severe, the negative impact to your career and reputation will also be affected. Our Michigan DUI defense attorneys strive to help you avoid severe and unjust punishment. We will carefully analyze your case to determine the most effective legal strategy, working with you every step of the way in order to achieve your desired outcome. We are fully aware of how high the stakes are; we know what it takes to beat the charge in an OUIL or DUI case.
Call Grabel & Associates Now for Outstanding OUIL Defense
Individuals in need of a highly skilled and experienced OUIL causing serious bodily injury defense attorney should contact our office immediately at 1-800-342-7896 for a free case evaluation. Widely recognized across the state of Michigan for securing unsurpassed result for clients accused of all types of DUI offenses, we are ready to begin work on your case immediately.
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