DUI with Great Bodily Injury
Being charged with a DUI is a serious offense that can result in serious repercussions— especially if you are involved in an accident that results in great bodily injury to another person.
What is Great Bodily Injury?
While each state has different definitions, great bodily injury under Oklahoma law includes serious permanent disfigurement, the loss or impairment of any bodily member or organ, or an injury that creates a substantial risk of death.
Proving Great Bodily Injury
Great bodily injury is often proved through medical documentation. Some cases may even call upon the testimony of an expert medical witness in order to explain and verify the severity and seriousness of the injuries suffered.
Penalty for DUI Causing Great Bodily Injury
If you are convicted of DUI causing great bodily injury your sentence can include a fine of up to $5,000 and one to 10 years in prison.
If you have been charged with any DUI-related offense, it is imperative that you seek help in building your defense right away. Call The Edge Law Firm for immediate assistance with your case.