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Blood Alcohol Concentration and When Your Levels are Over the Legal Limit

In the State of California, an alcohol level of .08 percent is considered over the legal limit. Even if you feel okay and just a little buzzed after having a few drinks, you still need to hand your keys over to a designated driver. Keep in mind that...

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The Consequences of a Hit and Run Charge and how Lawyers can Help

In the State of California, a hit and run is generally considered a misdemeanor though the charge can easily elevate to a felony if bodily injury occurred as a result. By law, if you collide with another vehicle and there is damage or injury, you are...

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The Consequences of Probation Violation

For most nonviolent crimes, offenders may be placed on probation. This is a benefit both to you and the justice system. For one, it prevents prison overcrowding and saves the state money by not having to keep you locked up. It also means that you can...

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Chicago Restaurant Manager Charged with Identity Theft

A Chicago restaurant manager has been charged with stealing customer credit card numbers and using them to purchase pre-paid cards for which he bought numerous Disney vacations including two cruises. The manager of upscale restaurant Eddie Merlots had...

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Idol Winner Sued by Former Manager

The winner of American Idol Season 10 is being sued by his ex-manager. Idol winner Scotty McCreery allegedly owed former manager Todd Cassetty a certain percentage of profits earned over a five month period for management services provided. The singer...

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Estranged Wife of Pitcher Kris Benson Breaks into Home with Weapons

The estranged wife of former New York Mets pitcher Kris Benson allegedly broke into the baseball star’s home demanding money. Anna Benson threatened to hit the pitcher with a metal baton and then allegedly pulled out a gun. Benson agreed to give her the...

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Movie Producer Sues Stalker Ex-Boyfriend

The producer of the movie Scream has filed charges against an ex-boyfriend who allegedly planted a GPS on her vehicle and spyware on her computer to track her whereabouts. The defendant, Derrick Toole, apparently broke into the offices of Marianne...

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IRS Posts Thousands of Social Security Numbers on Website

The Internal Revenue Service apparently posted the Social Security numbers of approximately 100,000 US citizens on their website. The Social Security numbers appeared to belong to donors as well as tax preparers. The IRS shut down the website after...

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