DUI Breath & Blood Tests
BREATH & BLOOD TESTS
In California, if you are stopped because you are suspected of driving drunk, you may be asked to take a test to determine how much alcohol you have had. The common tests done are breath and blood tests, and the results could lead to an arrest. It is very important to contact a Long Beach criminal defense attorney if you have been arrested for DUI.
Breath & Blood Tests Are Not Always Accurate
Attorneys Anthony Falangetti and Joseph Weimortz, Jr. together represent more than 30 years of legal experience. Both have previously served as Deputy District Attorneys, and they bring this added advantage to every case they take on. Because of potential inaccuacies with breath and blood tests, you could be changed with a crime you did not commit. That is why you need the experience provided by the law firm of Falangetti & Weimortz.
A Breathalyzer is the most common means of administering a breath test. It measures the percentage of alcohol in a person's system. The legal limit in California is .08%, so if the blood alcohol content (BAC) is above that, you will be arrested. Blood testing, accomplished by drawing blood with a syringe, is less common but more accurate. Both methods, however, carry the possibility of inaccurate results. The Breathalyzer could be faulty, not calibrated correctly, or the person being tested can have other physiological conditions that give a false reading. Blood testing is vulnerable to mishandling, contamination, failure to preserve the sample correctly, and more.
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Realize that law enforcement is ruthless when it comes to prosecuting drunk drivers. Just because you have been arrested for DUI, however, does not always mean you were drunk or even driving dangerously. Your future is at stake, so don't rely on inexperienced legal assistance. We have successfully defended many DUI charges, and work tirelessly to fight for your rights. Call us now to schedule a no cost initial consultation and case review. Let our experience work for you.