Myles L. Berman DUI / Drunk Driving Case Of The Week 10/22/12 #3

Oct 30, 2012 @ 03:28 PM — by Myles L. Berman

Our client was involved in a one car collision striking a center divider on the freeway. Upon arrival, officer observed bloodshot/watery eyes, odor of alcohol, unsteady gait and slurred speech. Client admitted to driving, drinking 3 beers and feeling the effects of the drinks. Client failed 4 field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI / Drunk Driving. About one hour after the collision, client took a blood test with the result of .13. Prior to trial, we filed a motion to dismiss the charges because the prosecutor took too long to properly notify our client of the filing of DUI / Drunk Driving charges (approximately 3 years) after the initial arraignment when charges were not filed. The court granted our motion. Both driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a .08 or greater in the blood were dismissed. (The case results posted on this page do not guarantee the success or outcome of your case. Every DUI case is unique and the results may vary from case to case.)

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