VEHICULAR HOMICIDE

There are three categories of Vehicular Homicide:

I.  Vehicular Homicide While Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol or Other Drugs and While Operating Wantonly or Recklessly.

Penalties:  Mandatory minimum 5 years and up to 20 years in state prison; plus fines and loss of license.

II.  Vehicular Homicide While Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol or Other Drugs and While Operating Recklessly or Negligently.

Penalties:  Mandatory minimum 2 ½ years and up to 15 years in state prison or mandatory minimum 1 year and up to 2 ½ years in jail; plus fines and loss of license.

III. Vehicular Homicide While Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol or Other Drugs or While Operating Recklessly or Negligently.

Penalties:    If sentenced to jail, not less than 30 days and up to 2 1/2 years in jail; plus fines and loss of license.

Vehicular homicide is a serious charge that requires the help of a serious litigator.  We take a team approach that includes, as appropriate, the assistance of investigators, accident reconstruction experts, and toxicologists.

Our law firm will do everything within the law and the evidence to fight the most serious criminal charges.  To schedule a free initial consultation with a lawyer, call 508-944-3397.