What is voluntary manslaughter?

Answer When someone kills a person without a prior plan, it is termed voluntary manslaughter. Voluntary manslaughter has to do with the perpetrator's state of mind at the time of the crime. Voluntary mans... Read More »

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Will auto insurance cover a vehicular manslaughter or involuntary manslaughter accident?

Auto insurance does not cover intentional criminal acts. So it would really just depend on the circumstances.If the insurer determines that it was an accidental loss, then resulting damage and inju... Read More »

What is the penalty for DUI manslaughter?

DUI manslaughter is a when an individual who is over the legal limit in alcohol consumption gets behind the wheel and is involved in an accident where there has been one or more fatalities.Prison S... Read More »

Is involuntary manslaughter a felony?

Involuntary manslaughter is a felony, though the class, or degree of felony depends on the crime. According to the U.S. Code - Section 1112: "Manslaughter is the unlawful killing of a human being w... Read More »

Legal Definition of Involuntary Manslaughter?

Involuntary manslaughter is defined by the Free Legal Dictionary as, "the act of unlawfully killing another human being unintentionally." If a defendant kills someone without intent by a reckless a... Read More »