November 14, 2014

Health Care Fraud Dismissed

Case Conclusion Date:March 5, 2014 Practice Area:Federal Crime Outcome:Client plead guilty to a lesser charge and received probation. Description:Client was charged with health care fraud for his involvement with a home health care company. He made admissions in front of a federal grand jury.
November 14, 2014

Public Corruption

Case Conclusion Date:March 6, 2014 Practice Area:Federal Crime Outcome:The client’s presumed sentence was 12-16 months in a federal prison, but after a sentencing hearing he was sentenced to probation. Description:Client was charged in as a public official who received illegal gratuities. The client worked at a local Air Force Base and received thousands of dollars worth of gifts from a contractor who did a lot of work at the base.
November 14, 2014

Murder Charge Dismissed

Case Conclusion Date:April 15, 2014 Practice Area:Criminal Defense Outcome:Murder charge dismissed, and the client agreed to 12 years on the Burglary charge. Description:Client was charged with Murder in the Second Degree and Burglary in the First Degree related to the death of a drug dealer in St. Louis.
November 14, 2014

6th Offense DWI – Not Guilty

Case Conclusion Date: September 17, 2014 Practice Area: DUI / DWI Outcome: Not Guilty after Jury Trial Description: Client was found next to his running truck with his pants down. There was a girl in the cab of the truck and they were both very intoxicated. Jury acquitted the client because there was not enough evidence that he was operating the vehicle even though it was running at the time.
September 26, 2014

Can You Be Subject to License Suspension if Cleared of DWI?

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in Driver’s License Suspension or Revocation on Friday, September 26, 2014. Can your driver’s license be suspended even if you were cleared of criminal charges for driving while intoxicated? In Missouri, the answer might be “yes.” That is because driver’s license suspensions and revocations are managed in both criminal and administrative forums. Reversing a license suspension that was precipitated by DWI charges may require more effort than you would initially imagine. What happens after I am arrested? First, you need to understand the administrative process associated with license suspension. […]
July 17, 2014

Most People in Missouri Know Legal Limits for Drunk Driving

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in DWI / Drunk Driving Charges on Thursday, July 17, 2014. Anheuser-Busch, which is based out of St. Louis, Missouri, recently did a study to find out how well people in the United States understand the drunk driving laws, and they found that the majority of the people asked really do know what the legal limits are. That limit is currently set at .08 for BAC. The survey was done via the Internet, and 1,978 people were asked about the law. The totals showed that 61 percent of participants […]
July 11, 2014

Felony DWI Convicts Could Soon Have Expanded Employment Rights

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in Felony DWI on Friday, July 11, 2014. A new ordinance in Kansas City could lift employment restrictions for those with a history of drunk driving convictions. Currently, people who have been convicted of felony DWI or a felony property crime are prohibited from obtaining an employee liquor permit for several years because of the criminal offenses. Now, those who are convicted of certain crimes may be able to shorten the waiting period for a liquor sales permit, which would expand available job options for a large population of […]
June 27, 2014

Man With Extensive History of DWI Convictions Pleads Guilty

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in Felony DWI on Friday, June 27, 2014. A Missouri man who has an extensive criminal history with about 150 arrests for various traffic violations was sentenced to a five-year prison term after causing a fatal accident. The defendant, age 56, made a deal with prosecutors and pleaded guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter. Had the case gone to trial, the man would have faced charges of vehicular assault and second-degree murder. The defendant is accused of causing a hit-and-run accident that killed a 4-year-old boy and injured that […]
June 20, 2014

Missouri Driver Pleads Guilty to Driving Under License Suspension

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in Driver’s License Suspension or Revocation on Friday, June 20, 2014. A 29-year-old Missouri man has pleaded guilty to criminal charges after reportedly causing a fatal drunk crash in 2013. The defendant pleaded guilty to felony DWI, driving without a license, second-degree murder and second-degree assault, according to reports. The man was subject to a license suspension at the time of the fatal collision. Authorities report that this incident marked the man’s third DWI charge, which elevates the severity of the charge to the felony level. Typical charges would […]