UPS Legal Service Plan after DUI

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by BenjMTB, Aug 19, 2015.

  1. BenjMTB

    BenjMTB New Member

    Not too long ago I got a DUI. I hired a lawyer and have been going through the court system for the past few months. What I was wondering was if I could have the UPS Legal Benefits pay for some of my lawyer fees, even after I have already paid the lawyer in full.

    Also it is a felony DUI at this point which I know is not covered in the legal services, but it should be dropped down to a misdemeanor. At that point, would my lawyer fees be able to be covered by UPS benefits.

    Thanks in advance!
  2. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Felony DUI dude? You might want to become a friend of Bill W.
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  3. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Now, a low life jack wagon, and still loving it.

    Ruh roh.
  4. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    Not sure, but it would probably look pretty bad if UPS's own legal plan covered DUI defenses of its employees due to the nature of our business. Especially if it reimbursed post-conviction.
  5. Covemastah

    Covemastah Suspension Ovah !!! Tom is free FU Goodell !!

    Hah hah ,,, your F'n kidding here right !
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  6. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Felony equals two time loser.
  7. Future

    Future Victory Ride

    I will give you free legal advice.....don't drive drunk...:wink:
  8. Covemastah

    Covemastah Suspension Ovah !!! Tom is free FU Goodell !!

    What is a felony DUI. Versus a misdemeanor. DUI ?
    Did you kill some one or run over a mailbox???
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    burrheadd Creepy pervert

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  10. scooby0048

    scooby0048 This page left intentionally blank

    Not always, in most states if you have a minor on board and your BAC is over .15, it can be a felony for a first offense. Causing injury or death over .15 is also a felony for first offense.
    But under those conditions, yes a two time loser...first is driving drunk, second is involving someone else who was innocent.

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  11. Covemastah

    Covemastah Suspension Ovah !!! Tom is free FU Goodell !!

    Thanks !!! This is why if I have more than one,, the wife drives!!
  12. rod

    rod retired and happy

    That plan wouldn't do me any good-----the wife drinks more than me.
  13. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    In Upstate NY if you get a DUI within 10 years of a previous one the second one would automatically be a felony.
  14. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    UPS legal services?????
  15. rod

    rod retired and happy

    must be a management plan
  16. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    That's why I don't drink and if I do it's one and then Diet coke.
  17. margaritaville

    margaritaville Active Member

    Since no one answered the question. Had you contacted a union lawyer prior to going to court you could "probably" have it covered if you used one of their lawyers. But since you already went through the legal system no one is gonna cover you, its not the same as insurance.
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  19. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    This is not necessarily true. In our local we can either choose from one of their "approved" lawyers or we can use our own and they will give us a monetary allowance, based on the legal issue, to help defray the cost.
  20. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    That is why I married a non drinker:P