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Illinois DUI Accident with Injuries Defense Attorneys

DuPage County, IL Lawyer Defends DUI Accidents with Injuries Cases

Alcohol is the leading cause of motor vehicle deaths and injuries in the United States, and the incidence is similarly prevalent in Illinois. A fed up public and aggressive prosecutors want to put a stop to DUI injuries and accidents on the State’s roadways, and they are serious about making offenders pay heavily. If you are arrested for a DUI resulting in injury or an accident, the severe penalties you face can put your life in an upheaval, with long-term consequences. When you are stopped on suspicion of DUI, the first call to make is to an experienced DUI defense attorney. Since 1992 McPherson Harry & Associates, P.C. has been successfully defending DUI charges and a wide range of traffic violations throughout DuPage County and the Chicago area.

Charges for DUI Resulting in Accident With Injury in Oak Brook, Illinois

If you are charged for a DUI accident resulting in injury, the prosecutor must prove:

  • You drove while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, with a BAC of 0.08% or greater, which impaired your ability to drive safely
  • Your DUI caused you to act negligently
  • Your DUI and negligence led to the injury of another person

Being convicted of drunk driving that causes an accident and personal injury exposes you to many legal provisions that can expand and complicate your criminal penalties and liabilities. Punishment for a DUI injury case includes jail, community service, fines, treatment and education program participation, and a wide range of driving restrictions. In addition, you could also face mandatory restitution to victims suffering personal injury, and/or restitution for real or personal property damage. Added to the criminal sanctions for DUI, your combined charges and penalties could seriously impair your employment and social life for years to come; the cost to you and your family could be devastating.

The attorneys at McPherson Harry & Associates, P.C. have in excess of 35 combined years of experience handling a wide range of DUI injury offenses in Illinois. Our DUI team is focused on the needs of each individual client and will work to protect your rights and your driving privileges in every phase of your case. Backed by our first-rate investigative team, our aggressive defense strategies are especially tailored to your legal situation. Our goal is to have your charges dismissed or reduced, and to help you take advantage of any opportunity for the expungement or sealing of your arrest record. Whether you are a first-time or repeat and felony DUI offender, whether you commit a misdemeanor or an aggravated DUI offense, our skilled attorneys can represent you effectively and affordably. Contact us for a free initial consultation at one of our three convenient offices. We represent clients in DuPage, Cook, Will, and Kane counties, and throughout the Chicago area.

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  • Main Office:
    1200 Harger Rd., Oak Brook, IL 60523
    (630) 472-9700
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