Don’t Fall Into a False Sense of Security
Just because you are not immediately arrested, does not mean you will not face any consequences after a vehicular crime. Law enforcement will gather evidence against you before making an arrest.
Another misconception is that whatever you tell your insurance company about the accident will not be used against you. Law enforcement frequently uses statements made to an insurance company to prosecute the individual.
Call An Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney
If you are involved in a vehicle accident, you need to be contact an experienced Houston criminal defense attorney who can help protect your rights. Attorney Brent Mayr will work tirelessly to represent your best interests in court. Call Brent Mayr today at 713-808-9613 for a free initial consultation.
Brent Mayr: A lot of times a person thinks, “Well, just because I’m not being led away in handcuffs that night, then I’m perfectly in the clear and don’t face any criminal consequences. I can just wait and see what happens.” That certainly can’t be the case. Law enforcement investigates these accidents like they investigate a murder. If they know that they need to gather evidence and take steps to build a case against an individual before they charge them, they’re going to do that even on something as simple a motor vehicle accident.
Another misconception is that, “My insurance company is going to protect me. What I tell my insurance company is not going to be used against me.” Law enforcement is more and more often using what an individual says to their insurance company to prosecute them.
That’s why it’s important a person have good legal representation like myself to protect them even though charges haven’t been filed because again, there’s things that I can do where if proper steps are taken, we can avoid the possibility of charges being filed.