What Happens After A Car Accident Resulting In A Death

What Happens After A Car Accident Resulting In A Death

Little ‘fender-benders’ and minor rear-end collisions are common for American drivers, but nobody wants to think the worse possible car accident: one where someone loses their life. Unfortunately, it happens every day. The National Safety Council estimates that around 40,100 people were killed in car accidents in 2017 alone. When a driver is possibly at fault, criminal charges can happen. So, what is your situation?   I Was Driving Drunk Drunk driving is taken extremely seriously, especially when it ends in a fatality. You would likely be charged with a DUI and manslaughter, often second degree or involuntary manslaughter. Typically this could mean substantial fines, jail time for at least […]