Penalties for Causing an Injury with OUI
If you are charged with causing injury because you were driving under the influence, you need to retain the services of a Springfield, MA OUI attorney.
You could be charged with a felony if you caused an accident that resulted in serious injury, and face such penalties as:
- Mandatory alcohol treatment
- Community service
- License suspension
- Heavy fines
- Restitution to the victims
- Jail or prison sentence
Beyond these potential penalties, if found guilty; you will also be a convicted felon. This may affect your ability to gain employment and hurt your standing in the community. The Law Offices of Joseph D. Bernard P.C. can represent you if you are facing an OUI with personal injury charges. He has tried hundreds of cases within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and will be able to prepare you for your legal proceedings.
It is important to have a knowledgeable advisor who can help you understand the charges brought against you and the potential penalties if convicted. Attorney Bernard thoroughly examines his clients' cases to strategize for the best possible defense. A large portion of his practice is dedicated to representing clients in the midst of OUI related charges because he is
compassionate to the dire circumstances they are facing. He knows the anxiety and fears you are feeling, which is why you need the support of a strong and aggressive advocate.