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. […]
February 14, 2014

Missouri Mayor’s Son’s Charges Downgraded After DWI Traffic Stop

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in Breath Test Refusal on Friday, February 14, 2014. The son of a Missouri mayor is facing allegations of careless driving in connection with a December encounter with officers. The man, age 25, had initially been suspected of drunken driving, but the charges were downgraded after the initial DWI traffic stop. Prosecutors in the case said they did not have enough evidence to bring DWI charges against the son of Kansas City Mayor Sly James. Authorities report that the man was pulled over in mid-December after officers saw him […]
January 29, 2014

Man Avoids DWI Charge After Being Found Drunk on Horse with Tot

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in DWI / Drunk Driving Charges on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. A man on probation in Missouri is accused of a variety of violations after being found drunk on a horse with a child that was not his. The man is not facing a formal DWI charge in the matter. Authorities have instead arrested the man for public intoxication and child endangerment. Although it might sound strange for a drunk man to end up on a horse with a 3-year-old boy, there is a somewhat reasonable explanation. The man […]
January 15, 2014

Man Facing Drunk Driving Charge for Injurious August Accident

On behalf of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in DWI / Drunk Driving Charges on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. An out-of-state driver is facing charges of second-degree assault by operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he was indicted by Missouri judge this month. The man, age 27, is accused of causing an accident in early August 2013 west of Carthage, injuring one man so severely that he was sent to the hospital emergency room. That driver admitted to drinking before getting behind the wheel, and he reportedly failed field sobriety tests at the scene of the accident. […]
January 6, 2014

2,200 DWI Cases Impacted by Crime Lab Errors

By Jason Korner of The Law Office of Jason A. Korner posted in DWI / Drunk Driving Charges on Monday, January 6, 2014. Prosecutors have admitted errors in blood alcohol test results in 2,200 DWI investigations. The crime lab errors occurred at a lab in Orange County, California. The lab error was caused by a calibration problem in a machine used to test blood alcohol samples. The calibration error will affect well over a thousand samples, including samples that may result in a higher blood alcohol content when retested on a properly calibrated machine. The lab errors are so worrisome […]