Death and great bodily harm in DUI cases

Where a person is charged with an aggravated dui or reckless homicide due to the death or bodily harm of another person, blood alcohol testing at the direction of the police or hospital personnel is of tantamount importance in the prosecution. What the accused must remember is that there are numerous ways to exclude such test results. For example, improper forms may have been used; the arresting officer may not have issued necessary uniform traffic citations; search warrants may be defective; or the administration of the blood draw may have been deficient. These are only a few examples. There are many more. A competant lawyer can usually find some legitimate reason to seek the exclusion of the blood draw results

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