Impaired / Over 80mg Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm Lawyers Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
Defending You Against the Impaired, Over 80mg, Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm Charge in the GTA
Impaired, Over 80mg, and Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm Charges
- You could be charged with impaired driving causing bodily harm if you caused a motor vehicle accident resulting in another person’s bodily injury as a result of impairment by alcohol or drug use.
- You could face the over 80mg charge causing bodily harm if your impairment led to a traffic accident resulting in someone else’s injury and the blood or breath test showed that your BAC level exceeded 80 mg of alcohol per 100 mL of blood.
- You can be charged with dangerous operation causing bodily harm if you operate a conveyance (a motor vehicle) in a manner that exposes the public to danger and someone suffers a bodily injury because of your dangerous driving.
Our criminal defence lawyers at Lawyers From The Six are committed to helping you avoid significant penalties for what may be nothing more than a simple motor vehicle accident.
What are the penalties for criminal offences causing bodily harm?
- Minimum penalties. A $1,000.00 fine for a first offence, imprisonment for 30 days for a second offence, or 120 days in jail for each subsequent offence.
- Maximum penalties. Up to 14 years’ imprisonment if the offence is prosecuted by indictment or no more than two years’ less a day if charged with a summary conviction offence.
Consult with a GTA criminal lawyer at Lawyers From The Six to determine the best course of action in defending you against the charges. Call 647-830-3083 for a free initial consultation.
What are the penalties for dangerous operation?
- Bodily harm. If someone was injured due to your dangerous operation of a conveyance, you could face incarceration for up to 14 years (indictment) or two years’ less a day (summary conviction) in addition to fines. The severity of the punishment also depends on whether it’s your first, second, or subsequent offence.
- Death. The minimum penalties are the same as for dangerous operation causing bodily injury upon conviction. The maximum penalty, however, is life imprisonment.