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A Discussion of DUI Manslaughter Charges in Florida

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Manslaughter is defined as the unlawful killing of a human being without malice aforethought. Malice aforethought basically means, “premeditated.” According to Florida Statute 316.193, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a punishable crime in itself, however, manslaughter while driving under the influence (DUI Manslaughter) is a second degree felony and is punishable by a fine of not more than $10,000 and/or 15 years imprisonment.
Recently, 39 year old James Franklin Clark, Jr. was convicted of DUI manslaughter on September 15th and is scheduled for sentencing on October 21st.
According to the Sun Sentinel, After drinking multiple Crown Royal and Cokes at a local Boca Raton sports bar, the defendant attempted to drive home, but while on his way, he struck the victim’s vehicle. The victim died at the scene of the crash.
James Clark, Jr. faces up to 15 years in prison; another tragic reminder to never drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
The attorneys at the Florida injury law firm, Goldman & Daszkal, P.A., offers their condolences to the victim’s family and friends.

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