Causing the death of another human being by driving a vehicle recklessly is considered vehicular manslaughter. The key aspect to this charge is the fact that the defendant must have been driving the vehicle in an illegal manner. This charge can be brought if anyone is killed as a result of your driving, including a pedestrian, another motorist, or even another passenger within your own car. If you are being charged with vehicular manslaughter, you are facing a trial that will have major implications on your life. A heavy prison sentence hangs in the balance . Call our office to find out how the experienced defense firm of Foy & Seplowitz can come to your aid in this matter.
There are a variety of ways in which you can be deemed to have been driving illegally when the accident occurred. Among those include the following:
- Drunk driving
- Reckless driving
- Distracted driving
Place a call to our offices right away to speak with our team and to find out what we have to offer you in this case. With charges as serious as vehicular manslaughter, you will want to get to work right away on your defense. We look forward to assisting you in this case.