A vehicular manslaughter charge holds the defendant liable for a death which resulted from his or her reckless disregard of traffic safety laws. The accident can happen on private land as well as a public highway. It is a serious crime that can bring a prison term and harm your career and reputation. Each state has its own laws regarding vehicular manslaughter and you need a knowledgeable and assertive criminal defense lawyer who is very familiar with those of Mississippi.
Vehicular manslaughter occurs when a person, unintentionally but acting in a culpable negligent manner, causes the death of another while driving a car.
These cases are complicated and often require technical assistance from an accident reconstruction expert. Mel Coxwell has successfully prosecuted and defended vehicular manslaughter and DUI Mayhem cases. If you have been charged with vehicular manslaughter or DUI Mayhem, do not delay in contacting an attorney experienced in handling these cases.
Please call or email the Mississippi Law Offices of Mel Coxwell today for a free initial consultation.