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MILWAUKEE RECKLESS INJURY DEFENSE LAWYERS

Milwaukee's top reckless injury defense lawyers in Wisconsin

When you need a reckless injury defense attorney in Wisconsin, you want to make sure that you hire reckless injury lawyers who know the law and know how to present the best possible reckless injury defense for you.  At Birdsall Obear & Associates, we’ve gained credibility and respect defending the rights of thousands of clients. Our success as Wisconsin's top reckless injury defense lawyers speaks for itself, with an acquittal rate three times higher than the state average and four times the national average!

Whether you’ve been charged with 1st degree reckless injury or 2nd degree reckless injury, we can help you. In many cases, the people involved in these types of crimes have a personal relationship and therefore the crimes are considered Domestic Violence.

There are often family considerations and emotional issues in domestic violence cases in addition to a criminal charge. Because of the sensitivity of these types of crimes, it is critical that you seek help from a trusted and reputable reckless injury lawyer.

Our experienced reckless injury assault lawyers at Birdsall Obear & Associates have handled hundreds of domestic violence cases. Please contact our violent crimes attorneys by email or phone to schedule a free consultation.

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Milwaukee's Reckless Injury Defense Lawyers

Reckless injury, is described in section 940.23 of the Wisconsin Statutes

Depending on the degree of the crime, it can be a Class D or Class F felony.  Our criminal defense firm at Birdsall Obear & Associates defends both versions of this offense.

First-degree reckless injury

Section 940.23(1) of the Wisconsin Statutes prohibits first-degree reckless injury. A few circumstances of this crime are as follows:

  1. Whoever recklessly causes great bodily harm to another human being under circumstances which show utter disregard for human life is guilty of a Class D felony.
  2. Whoever recklessly causes great bodily harm to an unborn child under circumstances that show utter disregard for the life of that unborn child, the woman who is pregnant with that unborn child or another is guilty of a Class D felony.

Second-degree reckless injury

Section 940.23(2) of the Wisconsin Statutes also prohibits second-degree reckless injury. Circumstances are as follows:

  1. Whoever recklessly causes great bodily harm to another human being is guilty of a Class F felony.
  2. Whoever recklessly causes great bodily harm to an unborn child is guilty of a Class F felony.

What are the elements of this offense?

The elements of first degree reckless injury are:

  1. The defendant caused great bodily harm to the victim; and
  2. The defendant caused great bodily harm by criminally reckless conduct; and
  3. The circumstances of the defendant’s conduct showed utter disregard for human life.

The elements of second degree reckless injury are described as:

  1. The defendant caused great bodily harm to the victim; and
  2. The defendant caused great bodily harm by criminally reckless conduct.

Contact the best Milwaukee and Sheboygan reckless injury defense lawyers.

Call Birdsall Obear & Associates.

Attorneys John A. Birdsall and Kirk B. Obear are Milwaukee criminal attorneys who have won countless cases over the past decades. Their aggressive defense strategy is unsurpassed and has placed them among the best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Milwaukee.

Reckless injury charges many times carry special circumstances that only the Milwaukee criminal lawyers of Birdsall Obear & Associates will know how to confront, confidently and efficiently... and win your case.

Our reckless injury defense lawyers in Sheboygan and Milwaukee know how to confront and challenge illegal police action, whether it's improper search technique or other violations, if we find that your constitutional rights were violated, your case could be dismissed.

Our law office is simply the best reckless injury law firm Wisconsin has to offer. Contact our Milwaukee Criminal Attorneys at Birdsall Obear & Associates.



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