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Impaired driving charges: accused in the hospital after causing a car accident.

A lot of impaired driving charges are laid after an accident occurs. Sometimes the accused is not aware that anything is wrong until they wake up in the hospital with paperwork from the police saying they are charged with drunk driving. This is a difficult thing to experience as many people have blacked out and have very little or no memory of what happened or why they were charged. The police are not obligated to provide all of the details upon arrest which is one of the reasons why suspected or accused people should remain silent.

Impaired driving cases take months at a minimum to years to potentially resolve. Anyone who is charged is under no legal obligation to talk to the police and incriminate themselves and should remain silent. When they wake up in the hospital and see the police there they may think the police are there to protect and help them. If they have been brought to the hospital because the police arrested them for impaired driving after an accident and are given a court date they are being criminally charged.

The accused should always exercise their right to remain silent

What the accused says to the police may incriminate them not only for the current impaired driving charge that they are already facing but also for other things that can make their case a lot worse. A lot of people who wake up in a hospital bed may have blacked out and have no memory of what occurred the night before. If they were drinking and driving and end up in the hospital there is a good chance they were also involved in a collision which may have caused an injury or death to a third party.

Everything that is said can and will be used against the accused in court. They may easily admit to things, or make statements that could result in them being imprisoned for years. Sometimes when people black out and wake up in the hospital with police present they just want to talk. The police will encourage and even try to extract statements out of people in these circumstances because it is their job to do so.

Talking and making statements about what you do or do not remember is not helpful for you personally which is why any lawyer should advise you to respectfully decline to answer any questions.


Call us today.

You don't have to jeopardize your future or waste thousands of dollars on excessive legal fees. We provide effective and affordable lawyer representation for those charged with impaired driving offences throughout Ontario.

Have a skilled criminal lawyer who focuses on impaired driving related charges protect you and your future from the stigma and consequences of a criminal record.


    call us: 647-228-5969

    contact@duifix.ca


  call us: 647-228-5969

  contact@duifix.ca

Your case will be defended by a fully licensed Practicing Lawyer of the Law Society of Ontario. For more information about our lawyer, click here.

We provide our clients with:
  • Flat fee pricing
  • US travel advice and information
  • Employment background check advice/services
  • Fingerprints and records destruction services
  • Clear goals of getting charges dropped and bail conditions varied without a trial
  • Help with related immigration issues
  • Vulnerable Sector records suppression help
  • Experienced, focused counsel


* Please note:

If you are not a paying client, we cannot answer questions and provide assistance with U.S. travel, immigration, employment background checks, and avoiding a criminal record. This includes those who have already retained other counsel and those whose cases have already been completed.

We only can take calls/emails relating to Ontario, Canada area cases. Please see our FAQ for a listing of the courthouses we service.

Are you a lawyer? If you are defending an impaired driving related case and are looking for expert advice regarding possible defences, case strategies, and information release management call us at: 647-228-5969.

Please note: We do not accept legal aid certificate cases. All clients are handled on a private retainer only.


 

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  We provide:
  • Flat fee pricing
  • 99%+ non-conviction success rate
  • U.S. travel advice and information
  • Help with related immigration issues
  • Employment background check advice/services
  • A clear goal of getting the charges dropped without a trial