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Brilliant Legal Representation

“I was recently represented by Kang & Co Solicitors for a drink driving charge. From the initial telephone call it was clear that Kang & Co were experts in this field. They provided sound advice and diligently guided me through the process leading up to the court case. Through their legal representation I was able to avoid a community order and receive the best possible outcome for my case .”

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Flawless Legal Help

“They had very little time to go ahead with getting all valid documents needed for my case, they were extremely efficient and great at calming me and keeping me updated with my case and it’s details with interviews and courtrooms to appear in, overall great experience with kang and co, I came out with a 2 year suspended sentence instead of a 1 year custodial sentence for GBH without intent. I now get to spend the time caring for my nan and helping with my family’s needs.”

L. Roddis, TrustPilot

Kang & Co Solicitors is a truly specialist high-end law firm providing legal advice and representation for all matters involving Criminal Law and Driving Offences. We are ranked as a top tier law firm by The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partner’s prestigous law guides.

Our head office is located at 1 Victoria Square in Birmingham City Centre and we offer our services throughout England and Wales on a private fee-paying basis. We also have an office at 330 High Holborn in London and another office in central Milton Keynes. We are frequently instructed by individuals and businesses nationwide.

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Birmingham Office

1 Victoria Square
Birmingham
West Midlands
B1 1BD

330 High Holborn Kang and Co Solicitors London

London Office

330 High Holborn
Holborn
London
WC2A 1HL

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Milton Keynes Office

The Pinnacle
Midsummer Boulevard
Milton Keynes
MK9 1BP

Business Hours

Monday – Friday
09:00 – 17:00
Weekends/Bank Holidays
Closed

Meetings at our offices are by Appointment Only

Dangerous Driving Causing Serious Injury

Expert solicitors, barristers and paralegals in cases of Dangerous Driving causing serious injury

If you have recently been charged or have received a postal requisition for the offence of Dangerous Driving Causing Serious Injury, it is crucial that you seek and secure expert legal representation as soon as possible. Call our specialist Motoring Defence Team on 0330 818 9825 or complete our Contact Form to speak with one of our industry leading Driving Offence Solicitors.

Kang & Co Solicitors is recognised as a leading law firm in the UK by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 law guides for motoring defence.

What is the Law for Causing Serious Injury by Dangerous Driving?

This offence is contained within Section 1A of The Road Traffic Act 1988 which states:

A person who causes serious injury to another person by driving a mechanically propelled vehicle dangerously on a road or other public place is guilty of an offence.

In this section “serious injury” means in England and Wales, physical harm which amounts to grievous bodily harm for the purposes of the Offences against the Person Act 1861

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Chambers Top Ranked Law Firm

Our law firm is ranked amongst the top tier of law firms in the United Kingdom in the category of Crime (which includes Driving Offences) by the prestigious Chambers and Partners law guide.

Legal 500 Leading Firm

The Legal 500 guide describes Kang & Co Solicitors as being “well adept at tailoring its resources to an individual case and investing heavily for the client. Legal advice is honest and the team always takes into consideration the views of the client.”

What is Dangerous Driving?

A person is to be regarded as driving dangerously if:

(a) the way he drives falls far below what would be expected of a competent and careful driver, and

(b) it would be obvious to a competent and careful driver that driving in that way would be dangerous.

Examples of dangerous driving would include racing or aggressive driving, driving while tired, or being involved in a police chase.

If you want to find out more about Dangerous Driving that does not involve a serious injury visit our Dangerous Driving page.

What is Serious Injury?

Serious injury is defined as any physical harm which amounts to grievous bodily harm. This can include broken bones, permanent disability, displaced limbs or bones and serious psychiatric injury. The offence does not restrict the classification of persons the Act applies to therefore, it also includes passengers, drivers or passengers of other vehicles and pedestrians.

AGREED FEE DRIVING OFFENCE LAWYERS

 Our Agreed Fees for Motoring Offence cases start from;

£1,800 + VAT

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Sentence for Dangerous Driving Causing Serious Injury

This offence is an ‘either way offence’ which means that the case could be tried in the Magistrates’ or Crown Court, depending on certain factors in the case.

The maximum sentence for causing serious injury by dangerous driving is five years’ imprisonment and/or a fine. There will also be a mandatory two year minimum period of disqualification and an extended retest.

Potential Defences

 It is important to secure expert legal representation for this offence, given that it can result in a prison sentence of up to 5 years. If you are in a position to appoint our specialist motoring defence solicitors, we shall scrutinise the prosecution evidence to determine whether there is a viable defence available.

In offences such as this, a potential defence is that the injuries sustained did not amount to ‘serious injury’ and / or the driving was not dangerous. If there are prospects in advancing these challenges to the prosecution evidence, our lawyers will advise you accordingly after a full assessment of the evidence has taken place.

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Our Offices

Birmingham Head Office

1 Victoria Square
Birmingham
B1 1BD

London Office

330 High Holborn
London
WC2A 1HL

Milton Keynes Office

The Pinnacle
Midsummer Boulevard
Milton Keynes, MK9 1BP

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The Legal 500 Leading Firm Crime and Driving offences

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