Law Offices of Manuel J. Barba represented a male client who was involved in a traffic accident by rear-ending another car. At the scene, Client blew into a Preliminary Breath Test machine with results of .095%/.097% blood alcohol concentration.
After he was arrested Client agreed to a blood test and the results showed .10% Blood Alcohol Concentration.
Persons in the other car were injured and the District Attorney charged client with Felony VC23153 (a) – Driving under the influence of alcohol and causing injury, and Felony VC23153(b) – Driving with a blood alcohol concentration of .08% and causing injury. The case was in San Bernardino County, Rancho Cucamonga Court.
Disposition: After negotiation, the case settled for a reduced misdemeanor charge, client was placed on probation with no jail time.
Every case and its facts are different, and that the results in this case does not constitute or imply any kind of guarantee that a prospective client will have the same outcome in their case.