Joseph P. Hougnon, Attorney at Law

Category: Injury-Related DUI Defense


Injury Related DUI Cases Can Be Charged as Misdemeanors or Felonies

DUI accidents where a driver causes an injury to another person are known as “wobbler” cases. This means a defendant can be charged with either a felony or a misdemeanor. The primary determining factor is the nature and the scope of the injuries that were a result of the collision. Unfortunately, when an officer arrives on scene and learns that someone has been drinking, they tend to automatically assume that that person is to blame. Many times, accident reports are written with that bias and based on that assumption. Defending Against an Injury-Related DUI Charge The circumstances of a particular… Read More