If you’ve been involved in a car accident where someone was seriously injured, you’re probably worried about your future. You might have sustained injuries as well, and on top of that, you’re potentially facing charges that could lead to serious penalties.
We want our clients to know that being charged doesn’t mean you’ll be convicted. You can fight your charges. We aggressively defend our clients in court, and we want all of our clients to have hope.
Our clients trust us to fight for them, and we honor that by spending as much time as necessary to defend their rights. We can afford to spend that time by only taking a limited number of cases and using every tactic in our power to defend them.
In Georgia, a serious injury by vehicle results when someone drives under the influence and causes serious injury to another person. Serious injuries are defined as injuries that cause paralysis, serious and permanent disfigurement, loss of limbs, or permanent brain damage.
Yes. In Georgia, serious injury by vehicle is always charged as a felony.
The punishments for serious injury by vehicle in Georgia include a prison sentence from one to 15 years.
There are ways to fight serious injury by vehicle charges and win. At The Claiborne Firm, we build our defense by thoroughly investigating each case. We listen to our clients to understand the facts. We interview witnesses, review police documentation, visit the scene, and gather evidence. This information allows us to build a tailored defense. Each case is unique, so each defense strategy is different. At The Claiborne Firm, we take the time to develop creative ways to fight your charges.
When you’re facing severe charges like serious injury by vehicle, you need a strong fighter in your corner. At The Claiborne Firm, we aggressively fight injustice and inequality in the legal system. We are invested in making each case a fair fight for our clients. As a testament to that investment, we intentionally keep our caseloads low, so we can focus on your unique case and give it the time it deserves.
If you have been charged with serious injury by vehicle, contact us to schedule a free, no-obligation case evaluation today.