We understand the challenges in defending vehicular homicide cases. Our experienced vehicular homicide attorneys have defended several cases of vehicular homicide including capital murder cases. We trust that the accused deserves an effective defense, especially when the accident is due to the negligence of another person.
We believe in a team approach to deal with each case. The investigation begins with a detailed discussion that involves experts and professionals to combat the prosecution. These professionals include firearms experts, forensic experts, crime lab professionals, social service workers, and psychologists. Their intervention is important as they can drill into the state’s evidence, cast doubt, and provide alternative interpretations for various test results. We also strive hard to humanize the accused and dispel misconceptions of the jury members.
According to the statute of Louisiana, intent is not required for vehicular homicide. It is defined as the killing of a human due to the negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
The penalties for such a crime are:
Our experts begin with a prompt investigation into the case that includes identifying, locating, and interviewing all major evidence. Our lawyers also ensure that the accused is provided a peek into what to expect during interrogation and how to defend rights while responding to investigators.
The Johnson Firm can help you with prompt and expert help. Contact us at 910 Ford Street Lake Charles 70601 or call us at 337.433.1414.
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