Serious, Smart Defense Against Vehicular Manslaughter Charges In Pennsylvania
Vehicular manslaughter is what the state of Pennsylvania considers the crime of hitting and killing a person with your car unintentionally. This type of accident can be extremely traumatic for everyone involved, and if you are convicted of the crime, you could face some severe punishments.
If you’re being accused of vehicular manslaughter in Scranton or Lackawanna County, seek help from a skilled Scranton vehicular manslaughter attorney. Founded by criminal defense attorney William D. Thompson, Thompson Law offers you experienced and aggressive advocacy in your case.
Penalties You May Be Facing
Vehicular manslaughter is a third-degree felony in the state of Pennsylvania. This charge can lead to imprisonment for up to seven years and a fine of up to $15,000. If the offense was related to driving under the influence (DUI), the charge becomes a second-degree felony, which can lead to 10 years imprisonment and a maximum of $25,000 in fines. Likewise, the driver will likely face a three-year license suspension on top of the prison sentence.
Call The Firm About Your Case Today
Attorney Thompson understands you might be going through one of the scariest and most stressful times in your life. As such, he can provide you with zealous representation, effective communication and support. He becomes personally invested in the outcome of each case he takes. Talk to him about your case as soon as possible. The faster he learns about your case and your situation, the sooner he can begin to mount a defense on your behalf.